It’s no secret that engaged employees are good for business, however, did you ever stop to think why are engaged?

This latest blog outlines 5 key reasons why employees choose to stay with their organisation.

Having purpose and meaning

There are a plethora of reasons why employees stay with companies, one of these revolves around them having purpose and meaning in what they do.

Employees love the notion that their skills and talents not only contribute to a work environment that has purpose and meaning but one that does, in fact, positively change and influences lives.

It is this sense of purpose that can help aid employees in feeling comfortable within their work surroundings which in turn helps to bolster their overall feeling of job satisfaction. 

Respect and recognition 

The best employees will always go above and beyond not only when it comes to producing high-quality work but also as a means of proving themselves to their employer.

Through this, they help to maintain a productive drive within the organisation as well as being available to mentor their peers. The best employees will always go above and beyond not only when it comes to producing high-quality work but also as a means of proving themselves to their employer.

Through this, they help to maintain a productive drive within the organisation as well as being available to mentor their peers. In exchange, this earns them recognition from and respect from their employers. It is this level of earned respect that goes a long way when it comes to the employee-employer relationship, it solidifies this bond ensuring that not only do they wish to stay with the company but they will continue to go that extra mile every time.

Talent breeds talent

when skilled employees are surrounded by other talented peers this will breed an atmosphere of creativity in which employees will create healthy competition and challenges to help encourage their peers and bolster innovative ideas.

Through this process partnerships and friendships become stronger with employees shaping and growing in unique ways that reflect the organisation.

Leadership built on trust

It’s well known that an organisation’s culture is a reflection of its leadership skills and how an organisation operates on a day today.

A fundamental part of Leadership much like a life-long relationship has trust as a core factor for its success. This is a key factor as to why employees stay with their organisation, they trust in the knowledge that the leadership team will be the voice of their employees and that they will make the best decision for the organisation. 

Even if the company was to deviate from their core goals, they trust in their leadership to steer them back on course.

Sharing the vision

In any great employees journey, there will come a point where their organisation’s mission and vision will align with their passion and devotion for the job. It is at this point of visionary alignment that creates a strong emotional link that influences an employee to stay, as it makes the work they are producing that much more important.