Employee Engagement Trend Change
The economic downturn that started in 2008 led to significant changes in employee engagement levels. With so many businesses experiencing declining sales and revenues, management had to make decisions that negatively affected engagement levels.
While some improvement in employee engagement was seen in the following year, the trend changed and fell again as even more companies continued to be challenged by the faltering economy.
With all the news about the country's worsening economic troubles, more people were worried about how to make ends meet than in previous years. This change in the mood of many employees was reflected in the mood of the US workforce in general. With this change in mood, employee engagement levels were low and falling.
A survey in 2013 showed the trended was changing. What happened?