The world isn't ending because employee engagement is falling. HR4ALL believes the industry needs to start talking about employee satisfaction (ie, happiness) instead. It's called "work" because because given a choice a lot of employees would be doing something else.
But statistically, BI Worldwide reports through Forbes that it is almost statistically impossible to be happy at work and not be engaged. And it has been demonstrated that firms with higher employee engagement enjoy better business outcomes such as 37% lower absenteeism, lower turnover, 48% fewer employee safety incidents, 41% percent fewer quality incidents or defects and 10% higher customer loyalty.
So together, let's get your people happy with things they care about and let "engagement" tag along.