June 20, 2012 | By Mike Ryan
Over-employed workers have been trying to keep pace with the increasing and often shifting demands placed upon them. The impact has been hard on all workers, but it’s been especially difficult for those, who up until recently, have been the most engaged. These employees struggle to complete—even prioritize—all the work that they are being asked to accomplish. In some organizations the accumulating pressure to “get it all done” combined with an absence of support, encouragement, and appreciation has paid a toll. Its compromised relationships with managers and coworkers alike and it has diminished employee loyalty. In simple terms it’s eating away at engagement scores within those businesses.