Suresh Sirisetti, Marianne Williamson
The Journal of Commerce   unpublished
"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? We were born to make manifest the glory of god that is within us. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same." Abstract Today, more and more corporate leaders are turning to volunteer employee programs as a key strategy to help
more » ... alize their business goals while positively engaging their employees in helping to meet the needs of the local community. Promoting employee engagement is thus part of the ongoing evolution taking place in the private sector to move beyond a sole focus on the bottom line to becoming socially responsible corporate citizens. Employee engagement is the level of commitment and involvement an employee has towards their organization and its values. An engaged employee is aware of business context, and works with colleagues to improve performance within the job for the benefit of the organization. It is a positive attitude held by the employees towards the organization and its values. With the impending retirement of the baby boomers, a global job market, and the current competition for talent, job seekers have more choices available to them than ever before and can afford to be selective. Therefore, it is critical that workplaces focus on creating a culture of engagement to attract and retain star performers and top talent. The paper focuses to know the key factors in engaging employees and how to develop a culture of employee engagement?