The Challenge-Overcoming Staff Disengagement At some point, every employee must ask himself or herself whether
he or she is simply busy or actively engaged. The online environment has placed so many distractions in our path to productivity that it is easier now than ever to succumb to distractions throughout the workday. All of us will readily admit to being busy in the workplace, but is there something within us where the spark of curiosity and the need for continuous learning still burns? Although the issues of recruitment and retention are certainly linked to staff engagement, what about the strategy of continuous learning as a means to achieve a level of staff engagement as well? Is the connection between being actively engaged on the job and engaged in continuous learning connected so that should a program of continuous learning made available to staff, would that alone be enough to keep employees actively engaged?