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May 13, 2015

15 Employee Engagement Statistics to Know in 2015

Employee engagement is an important part of any organization.  In order to have a successful company you must engage your employees. 

Employee Engagement Statistics

We’ve found the 15 most important employee engagement statistics you need to know in 2015 in order to set your organization up for success.

  • 35% of US Managers are engaged in their jobs via Gallup State of the American Manager
  • 54% of employees who were proud of their company’s contributions to society are engaged via Dale Carnegie Employee Engagement Study
  • 70% of employees who lack confidence in the abilities of senior leadership are not fully engaged via Dale Carnegie Employee Engagement Study
  • 80% of employees dissatisfied with their direct manager are disengaged via Dale Carnegie Employee Engagement Study
  • 26% of employees plan to leave their employers within the next 2 years via Towers Watson 2014 Global Workforce Study
  • 60% of employees lack the elements required to be highly engaged via Towers Watson 2014 Global Workforce Study
  • 55% of employees feel inspired by their leaders via Towers Watson 2014 Global Workforce Study
  • 30% of employees report a lack of supervisor support via Towers Watson 2014 Global Workforce Study
  • 28% of Millennials feel that their current organizations are making “full use” of the skills they currently have to offer via Deloitte 2015 Millennial Survey
  • Managers account for 70% of variance in employee engagement scores across business units via Gallup
  • 18% of those currently in management roles demonstrate a high level of talent for managing others via Gallup
  • 69% of employees report engagement is a problem in their organization via Psychometrics Engagement Study
  • 82% of employees said it’s very important that their organization address the employee engagement problem via Psychometrics Engagement Study
  • 79% of highly engaged employees have trust and confidence in their leaders via Towers Watson, “Engagement at Risk: Driving Strong Performance in a Volatile Global Environment” Global Workforce Study
  • Employees who report feeling valued by their employer are 60% more likely to report they are motivated to do their very best for their employer via Psychologically Healthy Workplace Program, “American Psychology Association Harrison Interactive,” Workplace Survey

Armed with these powerful statistics you can now do what it needs to take to elevate employee engagement in your organization.

-David Grossman


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