Industry leaders have long recognized the value of developing employees over time, whether that be with training courses, mentoring programs, or other team-building content. Many of those represent good, time-tested fundamentals. The problem is that a number of these investments have been focused on the long-term career development of salaried professionals. Largely left out: the majority of the workforce who are hourly employees. This oversight is completely unnecessary. We can do better.
Let’s put it simply: it’s time to widen the scope of employee engagement tools. By engaging all levels of employees, from the entry-level or seasonal worker to the