The 7 Traits of Highly Engaged Employees and How to Spot Them

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Engaged employees behave like partners. They have an entrepreneurial zeal.

These employees willingly go the extra mile, work with passion, and feel a profound connection to their company. They are the people who will drive innovation and move your business forward.

Engaged workers show consistent levels of high performance.

They’re natural innovators, and they drive for efficiency.

They demand clarity about the desired outcomes of their role.

They’re passionate about their work — they have a visceral connection to what they do.

They challenge others to work with mission and purpose.

Engaged employees don’t just accept anything that comes along; when a change occurs, they want to know what is behind it and how they can connect to it. They’re energetic and enthusiastic, and they never run out of things to do — they create more work for themselves within their area of talent. They’re committed to the company, to their workgroup, and to their role, so much so that their commitment overcomes barriers and transforms relationships. […]

via How Do You Spot An Engaged Employee?

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