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Connection: The key to employee engagement

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

2:00 PM EDT / 11:00 AM PDT / 7:00 PM GMT

We hear over and over again that employee engagement is low. A 2017 Gallup report shows 51% of the workforce is not engaged, and 16% are actively disengaged. What’s missing in our workplace cultures that has led to such low engagement?

Connection. Connection between people - between employees and their leaders. Between teams. Between people and their companies. We have so much technology at hand to bring us together, but it may actually cause us to drift apart. Think of the email or text you send to a coworker sitting right across from you. The instant message you send instead of picking up the phone.

This lack of connection leads to less collaboration, innovation, trust, and engagement. But companies can take active steps to build more interaction and relationships between their people, and use practices, like appreciation, to create a more integrated culture.

Join Mindi Cox, Senior Vice President of People and Great Work at O.C. Tanner, as she shares insights and best practices on how to create a more connected workforce in today’s increasingly disconnected environment.

During the webinar you’ll learn:

• The importance of human connection in the workplace today
• How to foster high-quality interactions among employees and teams
•The impact of having a connected workforce on company culture and employee performance    

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About Mindi
As Senior Vice President of People and Great Work at O.C. Tanner, Mindi Cox works to connect people with purpose. Her goal is to help cultivate workplace cultures where people feel connected to the greater purpose and impact of their work. Mindi believes it’s this connection, this soul spark, that inspires people to seek personal and professional progress, inspiring the most powerful business breakthroughs. Mindi has 17 years of experience in Sales, Marketing, and as a Human Resource Executive focused on practices that contribute to strengthening the workforce through culture. Named one of Utah’s 40 under 40 in 2013, Mindi is SPHR and SHRM – SCP certified. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and an M.B.A. from the University of Utah.

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