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25 May 2023

The Essentiality of Employee Engagement in a Post-Covid World

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the workplace landscape has undergone significant changes. As organizations adapt to the new normal, one aspect that has emerged as crucial is employee engagement. In this blog post, we will explore why employee engagement is necessary in a post-COVID world and how it contributes to the success and well-being of both employees and organizations.

  • 1. Maintaining Connection:

During the pandemic, remote work became the norm for many employees, leading to feelings of isolation and disconnection. As we transition into a post-COVID world, fostering employee engagement becomes essential to maintaining a sense of connection and belonging. Engaged employees feel connected to their peers, managers, and the organization, leading to increased motivation, collaboration, and overall satisfaction.

  • 2. Boosting Productivity and Performance:

Engaged employees are more likely to be productive and perform at their best. By providing a work environment that encourages engagement, organizations can unlock the full potential of their workforce. Engaged employees are motivated to go the extra mile, demonstrate higher levels of creativity, and contribute innovative ideas that can drive the organization forward in a post-pandemic era.

  • 3. Enhancing Resilience:

The COVID-19 crisis has tested individuals and organizations in unprecedented ways. Employee engagement plays a vital role in building resilience in the face of adversity. Engaged employees are more likely to embrace change, adapt to new circumstances, and bounce back from setbacks. By fostering a culture of engagement, organizations can create a resilient workforce capable of navigating future challenges.

  • 4. Promoting Well-being:

Employee well-being has gained significant attention during the pandemic. In a post-COVID world, organizations must prioritize the holistic well-being of their employees. Employee engagement initiatives such as flexible work arrangements, mental health support, and recognition programs contribute to overall well-being. Engaged employees feel valued, supported, and cared for, leading to improved mental health, reduced stress levels, and increased job satisfaction.

  • 5. Retaining Top Talent:

In an increasingly competitive job market, retaining top talent is crucial for organizational success. Engaged employees are more likely to stay with their organizations, reducing turnover rates and associated costs. By investing in employee engagement initiatives, organizations can create a positive work environment that attracts and retains top talent. This becomes especially vital in a post-pandemic world, where employees seek organizations that prioritize their well-being and provide a sense of purpose.


As we navigate the post-COVID world, employee engagement has evolved from a desirable aspect to an essential element for organizational success. By prioritizing employee engagement, organizations can foster connection, boost productivity, enhance resilience, promote well-being, and retain top talent. Recognizing the significance of employee engagement and implementing strategies to cultivate it will not only benefit employees but also drive the growth and prosperity of organizations in the new normal.

At Team Builders India, we truly do believe in helping teams reach their full potential. From empowering leadership development sessions, and insightful college to corporate sessions to highly engaging and absolutely immersive team-building experiences - both physical and virtual, we have something for everyone!


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Sahil Bajaj

Co-founder Team Builders India

Sahil Bajaj is India’s best Corporate Presenter, having over 11 years of experience in the industry. He was awarded the Best Corporate Presenter & Trainer by EEMA Spotlight Award 2017. Having an extensive Television and Radio background, he heads the Business Development Unit at TBI.

Sahil Bajaj adds dynamism and flavor to team building at Team Builders India. He started really young at the age of 17 as an emcee, quickly moved up the ladder as a corporate presenter and eventually landed into Team Building and found his passion for people engagement.

He and Utsav have the power to electrify larger groups. And that is how they decided to Co-found Team Builders India.

Apart from being the lead gap-finder at Team Builders India, Sahil is also the acting COO and manages execution for all the programs.


Utsav Shukla

Dynamic Public Speaker

A dynamic public speaker & Orator. Certified Trainer. He is an Asian Debating Champion, Adjudged World’s 3rd Best Debater against Harvard, Standford and Yale University & one of the only 10 Master Trainers in India. His experience has been diverse with multiple industries like Manufacturing, FMCG, Finance, etc.

A voracious, dynamic public speaker & Orator who started training delivery at a young age of 21 with IIM Ranchi, Utsav has carved a niche for himself in the experiential learning space. He has delivered workshops for associate level workers of Maruti to the top Management of MARS Chocolates to DRDO Scientists. His experience has been diverse with multiple industries like Manufacturing, Consulting, FMCG, IT etc. Following are the top programs he delivered in the last 6 Months:

  • Covered 1800 People for Team Effectiveness Intervention for American Express, India
  • Cultural Integration Program for Budweiser Value Integration Program for Greenlam Industries
  • Sales Intervention on the theme Believe for MARS India
  • Leadership Development Program for SAP in Singapore & Malaysia
  • Workshop on “Outrageous Targets” for National Sales Team of Viacom TV 18
  • Self Effectiveness workshop for Scientists of DRDO

Utsav currently is the lead Gap Finder at Team Builders managing Projects and end to end solutions from Training Need Analysis to creating customized training solutions and managing execution of the solutions across locations.


Asif Basra

Method Actor & Theatre Session Specialist

Known for over two decades for his numerous theatre and cinema performances. Asif Basra works with clients on a one-on-one format or in small groups, inducing participants to focus their energy on the task at hand – just as adept actors are trained to do.

Theatre techniques are used to help participants to tap into their different roles and emotions. They are encouraged, through spontaneous movement, to sync their body and mind in full synergy, so as to break down their everyday conditioning and knee-jerk habituation.