Latest Work engagement Stories

2013-12-05 13:53:30

Women vets fare worse: almost 1 in 5 is burnt-out within 5 years Women are likely to burn-out even faster than their male colleagues, with almost one in five burnt-out within five years of graduating, the findings show. Vets' psychological wellbeing has been the subject of several studies in different countries in recent years, with some evidence suggesting that male vets are less prone to distress, anxiety, and depression - an increasingly important issue in view of the increasing...

2011-07-20 17:08:13

Engaged workers"”those who approach their work with energy, dedication, and focus"”are more open to new information, more productive, and more willing to go the extra mile. Moreover, engaged workers take the initiative to change their work environments in order to stay engaged. What do we know about the inner workings of work engagement, and how can employers enhance it to improve job performance? In a new article to be published in the August issue of Current Directions in...

2011-02-28 14:47:11

Students' social skills and behavior in social situations during their university studies contribute to their success in the transition to work Students' social skills and behaviour in social situations during their university studies contribute to their success in the transition to work. The social strategies adopted during university studies also have an impact on work commitment and early-career coping with working life. These results have been uncovered in a research project investigating...

2009-08-24 14:17:29

A Kansas State University study shows that invigorated and dedicated employees carry over their positive work experiences for a happier home life.K-State psychology researchers studied how positive work experiences extend into family life and facilitate family interactions. They found that employees who are engaged in their work, which includes higher levels of vigor, more dedication and absorption in daily activities, have better moods and more satisfaction at home.The K-State research group...

2008-11-23 23:10:59

Employee engagement, which leads to unusually effective employee behavior, subsequently reflects in organizational success, U.S. researchers suggest. William H. Macey and Benjamin Schneider said employee engagement refers to the positive feelings employees have about their job as well as the motivation and effort they put into their work. The study authors contend that employees will feel -- and act -- engaged when their employer creates conditions that permit them to do so. The key condition...

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