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WHY SHOULD I WORRY ABOUT KEEPING WORKERS HAPPY IN A TIME OF RISING UNEMPLOYMENT?
Because you can't afford not to. In an eye-opening survey of 10,000 employers in 43 states, the Best Places to Work are not only the most engaging work environments for employees—they are also the most efficient, productive,
and successful. Even in the toughest economic times.
WHAT SEPARATES THE "BEST" FROM THE REST?
These companies understand and utilize the six "universal drivers" of employee engagement:
HOW CAN I GET THE "BEST" FROM MY EMPLOYEES, MY COMPANY, AND MYSELF?
Simple. Re-engage them.
Praise for Re-Engage
"Authors Leigh Branham, SPHR, and Mark Hirschfeld delve into how the best places to work keep employees at all levels engaged and productive, and offer lessons on how to revitalize your own employees’ engagement."
Chapter 1 Employee Engagement: The Key to Building a Best Place to Work 1
Chapter 2 Cross wind Factors: Why It's Harder Than Ever to Build a Winning Workplace 23
Chapter 3 What Separates the Best from the Rest?: Six Universal Engagement Drivers 49
Chapter 4 Steering the Ship and Inspiring the Crew: Trust and Confidence in Senior Leaders 65
Chapter 5 The Real Job of Managers: Keeping Employees Aligned and Engaged 105
Chapter 6 The Power of "We" to Magnify Engagement: Building Team Effectiveness 143
Chapter 7 Job Enrichment and Professional Growth: The Present and Future Driver 181
Chapter 8 The Never-Ending Source of Engagement: Valuing Employee Contributions 219
Chapter 9 Employee Well-Being: The Ultimate Benefit 249
Chapter 10 Self-Engagement: The Employee Side of the Equation 287
Chapter 11 Becoming a More Engaged Workplace 317
Posted September 23, 2011
"Best places to work" lists might seem like vestiges of another, more prosperous age. Do employers still have to worry about employee satisfaction in hard economic times? Yes, they do, say human resources experts Leigh Branham and Mark Hirschfeld. They argue that, since the economic meltdown of 2008, keeping your employees engaged is more important than ever. Using vivid real-world examples, employees' comments and compelling data, Branham and Hirschfeld demonstrate how your company can join the list of elite employers. In fact, they may provide a bit too much information; their book features so many lists of possible tactics that readers may feel overwhelmed at times. Still, getAbstract is confident that the book provides solid information for senior managers and HR professionals. In short, Branham and Hirschfeld ably demonstrate how, when times get tough, the best keep going.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.