Talent Intelligence: Keep Engagement High and Retain Your Key Employees

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    Speaker: Marcia Zidle
    Duration: 60 Minutes
    Product Code: 700192
    Level: Intermediate
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A new Global Workforce Study by global HR consultant Towers Watson found that over two-thirds of U.S. workers “are not fully engaged in their work and are struggling to cope with work situations that don’t provide sufficient support.” 

They are emotionally disconnected from their companies and may actually be working against their employers' interests. They tend to be less productive; to be more likely to steal from their companies; to negatively influence their coworkers as well as miss workdays and drive customers away.

Therefore, when workers are not fully engaged, it leads to greater performance risk for employers. It makes companies more vulnerable to lower productivity, higher inefficiency, weaker customer service, and greater rates of absenteeism and turnover. And it costs companies millions of dollars each year in waste, inefficiency and customer dissatisfaction.

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The State of the American Workplace: Employee Engagement Insights for U.S. Business Leaders report that of the approximately 100 million people in America who hold full-time jobs, 30 million (30%) are engaged and inspired at work, so we can assume they have a great boss. 

That’s close to 70% of American workers who are either not engaged – not inspired by their work or actively disengaged – not working for but against the company. Many of these employees have ineffective or just bad bosses.  The saying is, “People don’t leave companies they leave bad managers.” 

If your managers or leaders aren’t concerned about the measures of employee engagement or don’t see their role in employee engagement, then you will see good employees leaving for greener pastures. 

Now you have a bigger problem – a revolving door of employees. You hire new people to replace the ones who left; assign them to managers who don’t engage and quickly demotivate; they leave and the cycle starts all over.

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Are your employees cheerleaders? Do your employees they put forth extra effort without being told? Do they recommend your organization to others? Do they want to continue working with you or are they looking for greener pastures? 

The critical talent management issue businesses face today is how to keep engagement high and retain those key employees who are right now thinking about seeking greener pastures as the economy and job market improves. 

Some may think employee engagement is primarily a human resource concern. Yet Gallup’s research has found that managers are the ones primarily responsible for their employees’ engagement levels.

The focus of this webinar is to increase the manager’s effectiveness in engaging and retaining their key employees. The four areas to be covered are:

  • The Business Case for Engagement
  • The Drivers of High Employee Engagement
  • Why Good Management Skills Are a Key Factor
  • A Manager’s Tool Kit for Engagement

Learning Objectives

  • Define engagement and the three types
  • Identify 5 traits of highly engaged employees
  • Review 5 reasons why employees are not engaged
  • Realize the costs of employees not being engaged
  • Learn 12 cost-effective leadership strategies to manage engagement


  • CEO’s
  • COO’s
  • VP’s of Human Resources
  • Chief Learning Officers
  • Directors
  • Project Managers
  • Mid-level Managers
  • Supervisors


Marcia Zidle is board certified executive coach based in Dallas Texas. Marcia Zidle, The Smart Moves Coach, helps companies target and implement their elephants – the highest pay-off activities – that will produce the results they want. In In other words, she works with business leaders and their teams to get on the right track, stay on the right track, and avoid getting side tracked in their drive for high performance – high profitability – high purpose

Marcia has over 25 years of management, business consulting and international experience in the areas of business strategy and management; personal and team leadership; talent engagement and development, As a Board Certified Business and Executive Coach, she works with savvy entrepreneurs, CEO’s, executives, and management teams to grow their companies AND make a difference in their world. They want to move up to the next level – ahead of their competition – into new areas – over and around obstacles – beyond business as usual – towards building a solid leadership foundation for growth.

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