When you think about human resources, you probably think of a department that hires (and sometimes fires) employees. You may think of background checks and benefits, as well as a group of professionals who are responsible for developing policies related to inclusion and holidays, to name just a few.

But do you ever think of human resources professionals as being responsible for helping to deepen and strengthen employee engagement? You should. That’s because the human resources department has a unique viewpoint into what’s driving your employees and what their feelings about leadership may be.

When you think of employee engagement, what do you think about? It is much more complex than just people showing up at an employee…