A Gallup study finds that “actively disengaged” employees – the 18% who are so unhappy that their inactivity undermines their colleagues’ work – cost U.S. businesses up to US$550 billion annually.
Companies need to start looking at their workforce like any other important investment portfolio. Here’s how.
1)Invest in Skills Development
2)Align Workforce Development with Long-Term Business Strategy
3) Get HR to the Strategy Table
4) Rethink Career Advancement