Your workload is maxxed out, a project is boring, a co-worker is annoying – We all have temporary frustrations that make work more difficult every now and then. No matter how much someone loves their job, it is still a job, after all. The problem comes into play when those frustrations linger, making it difficult to bounce back and stay engaged in work. A staggering 51% of employees in the United States are not or were not engaged in their work recently (Gallup
The first step in changing your workplace engagement level is understanding what is leading to this indifference. Burnout and negative culture cues are some high level indicators, but diving deeper into key measurements such as work expectations, growth opportunities, and work environment help get to the root cause of disengagement.