The Majority of U.S. Employees Are Not Passionate About Their Work
Did you catch Deloitte’s latest study revealing that only 11 percent of U.S. workers are passionate and possess the attributes needed for sustained, extreme performance improvement?
These stats tell us that 89% of employees lack inspiration to perform at their highest ability, suggesting that for companies to remain competitive they should recruit for passion not just skills. While hiring passionate people is an important aspect of a company’s recruitment strategy, it seems unrealistic that there is nothing we can do to tap into the passions of existing employees.
The study did reassure that there is potential to re-instill passion and purpose into the workplace as, “45% of U.S. employees demonstrate at least 1 or 2 of the 3 attributes needed to build passion.” What initiatives exist in your company to bring forth the passion of your workers?