One morning last week, I opened the office refrigerator and saw that a gallon of milk had spilled inside. It was 8:30am, and I was facing my first moral test of the day: Would I clean it up, or shut the door and slowly back away? At my old job, I’m sad to say
Engagement surveys are important, but a careful look around the office can offer a quick read. When people show respect for their space and their co-workers, it shows.
Gallup finds huge shift in employee engagement among remote employees. Highest now among those who do so 60-80% of the time, up from 20% of the time just last year.
All employees who spend at least some (but not all) of their time working remotely have higher engagement than those who
don’t ever work remotely. And the tipping point for optimal engagement has
increased dramatically — from less than 20% of time to 60% to 80% of time
The report also found those who work remotely 2-3 days a week feel substantially more productive than those who are office-bound or are who work remotely less frequently.
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