Having engaged employees is more important that you might think. Among new hires, 46% leave their jobs within 18 months. It costs companies time and money to find, hire and train new employees. Turnover costs are often estimated to be 100% to 300% of the base salary of replaced employees.
Why should you invest in engaging your employees? Engaged employees perform 20% better than their disengaged counterparts. And their companies perform 202% better! Engaged employees have better productivity, higher sales and greater creativity.