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5 Ways To Engage Employees To Help Retain Top Talent

Posted On02/15/2017

ContributorShirin Miller

With the unemployment rate dropping below 5 percent for the first time in eight years, it’s no surprise that business owners and senior executives are increasingly concerned with driving employee engagement to retain their top talent.

According to the most recent ADP Midsized Business Owners Study, concerns over employee engagement spiked 25 percent in 2015 after being flat since 2012. The study found two out of five employers surveyed (those with 50-999 employees) now express high levels of concern over engaging their employees to be active contributors to their business.

While employee engagement isn’t a new concept, it’s become more of a hot-button issue as the job market improves. After an economic downturn, there’s typically a rise in voluntary turnover in the United States, meaning the number of employees moving to a new job usually increases.

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