How to Level Up Your SMB Employee Motivation Strategy Apart from Money

We know that a happy, motivated employee is a productive employee.

According to the following published statistics (from Forbes), these stats shed light on the connection between employee wellness and happiness and engagment:

  • Highly engaged teams are 21% more profitable for the company.
  • The top 20% of the most engaged teams showed a 59% reduction in turnover and a 41% reduction in the amount of absenteeism.
  • Approximately 89% of human resources leaders believe continuous peer review and feedback are vital to successful productivity.
  • American companies lose up to $550 billion per year because of disengaged employees.
  • 61% of employees feel burnt out and experience symptoms of depression, anger, anxiety, aches, fatigue, and other physical and mental health issues.

In this SEMrush video, Brian talks with Janet Machuka, founder of ATC Digital Academy, about ways businesses can effectively motivate their employees aside from money.

Scott Davenport

Scott Davenport is the content writer and social media man of Thrive Business Marketing and Thrive HVAC in Portland Oregon. Writing about the current events of the SEO world, as well as tips and advice that fellow SEOs could use to improve their own SEO campaigns and shares it for the whole world to see!

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