New Report Offers Tips for Improving Employee Engagement
Minority employees are more likely to feel left out
When employees feel like they belong, they are more engaged, more loyal to an organization, and stay longer. That’s according to a new Center for Talent Innovation report, which also found that white men felt the highest sense of belonging, and minority groups, particularly Black women, felt the least sense of belonging.
Because feeling like an outsider can lead to turnover and more unrest in an organization, Julia Taylor Kennedy, CTI executive vice president and co-lead researcher on the project, said it is important for organizations to make this a priority.
“I have worked at many nonprofits, and we are so focused on achieving our mission, we don’t think as hard about what we need to be doing internally to support our colleagues,” Kennedy said.
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