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- The Cost of Inaction 💸
The Cost of Inaction 💸
This is Mariam Mushtaq from HR Brain Pickings. 👋
In this issue, we will cover a very powerful angle to building a business case for employee engagement - by calculating the cost of employee disengagement. 💰
What's your take on the impact of employee engagement on your company's financial health?
The Financial Reality of Employee Disengagement
That's a number too big to ignore! 🤑
In our fast-paced business world, it's easy to sideline employee engagement, often seen as a 'nice-to-have' rather than a 'must-have'.
But here's the thing: By not engaging employees proactively, companies might actually already be losing money. 📉
Disengagement can sneak up on you. 🕵️♂️
It's like an invisible expense account that keeps growing. 💸 Think about it – higher turnover, dwindling productivity... these are not just numbers, but real challenges that can hurt your company’s bottom line in the long run.
These costs creep up silently, often unnoticed in everyday hustle and bustle, but their impact on company’s financial health is very real. 💼
Employee disengagement can lead to some very costly consequences. Here's a breakdown:
📉 Decline in Performance
Disengagement can lead to reduced morale, impacting both individual and team performance. This isn't just a dip in numbers; it's about the overall productivity taking a hit.
🔄 Retention Challenges
Gallup reveals that 59% of employees are disengaged, leading to higher turnover and, you guessed it, increased recruitment costs. That's talent walking out your door!
🚀 Missed Growth Opportunities
An disengaged workforce means stifled innovation. Gallup finds that engaged employees are 43% more innovative. Not tapping into this potential is a missed chance for growth.
👎 Negative Impact on Company Culture
A disengaged team can lead to a demotivated work environment, impacting your ability to attract and retain top talent. This could even dent your brand reputation over time.
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It's time to crunch some numbers. While the figures we discuss here are based on Gallup's research and should be seen as ballpark estimates, they highlight the financial weight of disengagement.
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