205: Elevating Employee Engagement with Aoife O’Brien

Happier At Work®

10-05-2024 • 17 mins

In the latest solo episode of the Happier at Work podcast, I delve deep into the topic of employee engagement. I share my insights on creating more engagement within your team and feeling more fulfilled in the work that you do.

I provide a comprehensive breakdown of what engagement truly means, highlighting the academic definition as vigor, dedication, and absorption. I emphasise the importance of factors like energy, significance, challenge, and feeling fully. I also explain why it is important for both companies and individuals. Engaged employees have a positive impact on their colleagues, personal life, and even customers, leading to an overall positive working environment.

I share strategies and practical tips to drive better engagement at work. From the significance of feedback and recognition, providing opportunities for growth, to fostering open communication and creating an environment of psychological safety, there are actionable steps to implement within your team.

Make sure to check out this insightful podcast episode to gain a deeper understanding of how you can increase engagement in your workplace. Remember, a more engaged workforce leads to inspired, energetic, challenged, and proud employees, ultimately contributing to a positive work environment and improved work-life balance.

The main points throughout this podcast include:

  • Insights on creating more engagement within your team and feeling more fulfilled in the work that you do.
  • The importance of factors like energy, significance, challenge, and feeling fully.
  • Strategies and practical tips to drive better engagement at work.
  • Actionable steps to implement within your team to encourage engagement in the workplace.

Do you have any feedback or thoughts on this discussion? If so, please connect with Aoife via the links below and let her know. Aoife would love to hear from you!


Connect with Happier at Work host Aoife O’Brien:


Website: https://happieratwork.ie

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aoifemobrien/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/happieratwork.ie/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/happieratwork.ie

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@HappierAtWorkHQ

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HappierAtWorkHQ


Previous Episodes:

https://happieratwork.ie/203-national-workplace-wellbeing-day-with-aoife-obrien/

https://happieratwork.ie/197-the-journey-to-workplace-happiness-with-rob-dubin/

https://happieratwork.ie/178-fulfilling-your-potential-and-finding-joy-in-your-work-with-soma-ghosh/

https://happieratwork.ie/200-reskilling-diversity-and-building-a-happier-workplace-with-bhushan-sethi/


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