Employee Engagement

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

Slightly more than a third of millennial workers say the mission of their organization makes them feel their job is important.

Many millennials move from job to job, but not all of them are prone to leave their employers.

Income is important, but women want more out of a job. They'll shop around for a role that best fits them and their lives.

One factor has the greatest influence on women's decision to stay in the workforce or leave: children.

Employee Engagement Insights and Advice for Global Business Leaders

45% of female employees want to become a senior manager or leader

Employees across generations have a shared need for clear expectations in the workplace.

A Gallup study proves the business benefits of strengths-based development for employees.

A contradiction among millennials: This generation is extremely digitally connected, yet unattached to institutions and employers.

The Ritz-Carlton is a model for colleges and universities -- but not in the way you think.

Just 29% of millennials are engaged in their jobs. They'd be more committed if they received job clarity and were held accountable for their performance.

U.S. workers have become more satisfied with many aspects of their jobs, and are most positive about physical safety, relations with coworkers, flexibility and job security. Workers are least satisfied with stress and health benefits.

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.

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.