Employee Engagement

70% of U.S. Workers Not Engaged at Work

by Justin McCarthy

Americans have lost track of the fundamentals of education. We measure grades and graduation rates, but are we measuring all of the things that we value? It's not all explained by test scores.

Engaging millennial employees dramatically decreases the likelihood that they will change companies.

Key findings from Gallup's major study of companies that have implemented strengths-based management practices.

Employee Engagement Insights and Advice for Global Business Leaders

29% of local and state government workers are engaged in their jobs — 71% are not

by Jon Clifton, Managing Director, Global Analytics

The State of Local and State Government Workers' Engagement report shows a median of 29% of local and state government employees across the U.S. are engaged at work and provides a snapshot of the engagement situation in 43 states.

Recognizing good work is a powerful, cost-effective method of improving organizational performance -- yet it is underused.

As executives rethink short-term security and long-term growth, many are making employee engagement a core performance strategy.

Millennials desire routine feedback from their supervisors, but they neither request nor receive it.

Millennials have limited financial freedom. Yet their motivations to find a new job have less to do with money than with other factors.

Gallup's latest meta-analysis on the relationship between team engagement and performance covers more than 82,000 teams globally.

No company can put a price tag on safety. Engaging employees and creating a culture focused on safety reduces accidents.

Gallup recognized organizations that go above and beyond in their commitment to and advancement of employee-centric performance excellence. These organizations demonstrate excellence in specific areas of employee engagement.

Millennials are the generation in the workplace most likely to look for and change jobs. What do they want from an employer?

Teams' structures are surging, replacing old hierarchies. But is more teamwork better? Not unless teams are managed the right way.

Millennials are the most likely generation to switch jobs. One possible reason: They're the least engaged employees in the U.S.

A new Gallup report finds four themes collectively describe millennials: unattached, connected, unconstrained and idealistic.