Why should you measure employee happiness? Many companies invest time and resources into monitoring the moods of their workforce because of the major impact that workplace happiness can have on their business. Happier employees are less likely to leave the company, are more engaged and more productive. They also tend to be healthier, therefore reducing the impact of absenteeism on your organization.
Understanding if your workforce is happy – or unhappy – is key to implementing a plan to improve overall happiness. The following are examples of some of the ways companies like yours are measuring employee happiness to guide their decision making:
Don’t underestimate the impact of employee happiness on your business. Since happiness levels can affect productivity, absences, creativity and engagement, managers should monitor changes in employee satisfaction carefully. By measuring happiness using one of the above methods and regularly taking stock of overall employee satisfaction, you can begin to make the necessary changes to improve happiness levels among your workforce.