It’s logical to think that an engaged employee is a productive employee. But did you know that the ability to engage employees goes beyond just job satisfaction? It’s a competitive strategy. Research proves it: engaged employees are more satisfied, more productive, and less likely to leave. Gallup reports that engaged organizations have 3.9 times the growth rate of those with lower engagement within the same industry. Join expert Sharon Gazda as she discusses key drivers and offers practical strategies for improving employee engagement within the organization.
What You Will Learn:
- Why employee engagement is important to organizational success
- How employee engagement impacts the bottom line
- Key drivers of employee engagement
- A step-by-step framework for building employee engagement
About the Presenter
The founder and president of Edizen, a certified woman-owned consulting firm, Sharon Gazda is an accomplished professional with more than 20 years of experience in executive coaching, leadership training, human resources, and strategic planning. Her clients include organizations in the public and private sectors, such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Transportation, the Environmental Protection Agency, AT&T, and Turner Broadcasting. Sharon holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and a Master’s Degree in education. She is a graduate of the Coaching Training Institute (CTI) and has earned the designation of Professional Coach Certification (PCC) by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). In addition, she serves as a certified mediator and an adjunct professor at Elms College.
Aired on September 14, 2011