Source: Ernst & Young
Published: May 2019
n = 1,000 employed US adults
The Importance of Belonging
Circulated: January 17, 2020
Researchers found that 39% of respondents say that when colleagues check in with them about how they are doing, both personally and professionally, they feel the greatest sense of belonging at work.
Take away: By reaching out on a personal level, we can make colleagues feel significantly more valued and connected.
Where employees feel the greatest sense of belonging:
- Workplace — 34%
- Neighborhood communities — 19%
- Places of worship — 17%
Take away: Businesses have never had a bigger responsibility and opportunity to build community.