What is the future of Employee Engagement?

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Workplaces are changing, and one aspect that has improved more drastically is employee engagement. An organization's success is highly correlated with its ability to maintain top talent and high levels of employee engagement across the organization. What should managers and leaders focus on to reap the benefits of employee engagement in the coming years?

In this episode, Jonathan D’souza talks about the future of employee engagement and challenges of engagement with today's diversified workforce. According to Jonathan, employee engagement isn't just about perks and benefits. In the coming years, the essential things in employee engagement will include three things. They are:

  • Employees will want to be upskilled and reskilled.
  • Employees will want to make a difference and thus, expect clear communication in the organizational hierarchy.
  • Employees will want more transparency and accountability from their employers. It will be the most important part of any organizational culture.

Jonathan D’souza is a HR leader with more than 16 years of experience. Jonathan is Ex. CHRO of Logistic Integrators and has previously worked in ING Investment, Hutchinson, and Tech Mahindra. Jonathan is an alumnus of ISB 2017 EMBA batch.

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Show Notes:

(00:00) Jonathan’s journey in the HR.
(02:00) Role of rewards and recognition in companies.
(07:09) Company perks and benefits that millennials and Gen Zs expect from organizations.
(09:25) How to find balance between work and life without hampering productivity?
(12:01) Use of technology in management.
(15:07) Most effective employee retention strategy.
(16:56) Top 3 trends in employee engagement in the next couple of years reskilling and upskilling, communication, transparency.
(19:54) Advice for young HR leaders

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