The global economic crisis caused unemployement in the United States to spike. As the economy continues to recover, firms have started to hire again. But statistics are telling us that companies are hiring in a different way than before, preferring temporary workers to permanent ones. Obviously, this is not an ideal situation for many workers. But what kind of impact might it have on organizations' levels of employee engagement?
In this article I wrote for the American Management Institute, I explain how leaders can ensure that temporary workers become passionate about their work, and avoid a negative impact on organization-wide engagement levels.