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Cultivating a committed and engaged workforce can feel akin to scaling a steep mountain filled with obstacles. Amidst current global events and workplace dynamics, such as rising inflation, intense competition for talent, and the post-pandemic remote work dynamics, ensuring employees remain connected and engaged is essential. As a result of these factors, our latest research found that 2 in 3 employees don’t feel a sense of belonging at work, which can ultimately lead to less productivity.

In today’s workplace ecosystem, spotting the issues of loneliness and isolation often slip under the radar. Yet, its repercussions on employee wellbeing and overall organizational productivity are undeniable. Telltale signs of an isolated employee often include slowed response times, a lack of accountability to shared tasks or projects, and a palpable distance from participating in team activities. To navigate this, contemporary organizations must adopt strategies that actively address employee wellbeing and help counteract loneliness at work.

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