2022 was a year that continued challenging people and culture leaders to keep employees engaged and connected. Learning from the previous year, people teams honed in on strategies for remote and hybrid work in internal events and communications. Globally, people leaders are working hard to meet employees where they were, wherever that may be.
In this blog, we will summarize key findings from the State of Employee Experience report, and compare findings to last year’s report. Scroll down for the key takeaways 👇
51% of Employee Experience (EX) teams use Slack to communicate with employees for upcoming events.
At most organizations, EX is seen as the outcome of organizational offerings like pay, benefits, flex work, skill development, advancement opportunities, DEI, transparency, culture, and more.
Compared to 2021, participation in in-person events increased for 60% of organizations, while only 18% remained the same.
Employee Experience is a priority. Most respondents felt that EX was a moderate to high priority at their company. And it shows - the majority of respondents have a dedicated EX function at their organization.
Morale and retention are the most important benefits of investing in EX. The cost of employee disengagement and turnover are high (read more here).
Teams wanted to connect in person after working remotely for years. Most organizations held both an onsite and offsite event this year, with the majority of participation levels between 51-75%.
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Key drivers of employee engagement and effective solutions to boost engagement levels based on Gallup's 2023 Global Workplace report.