HR professionals know that engaged employees are more productive, have lower absenteeism and turnover rates, save company recruiting costs, and are more valuable to the business as a whole. Furthermore, recruiting successful employee referral programs requires high levels of employee engagement. However, studies show that many organisations fail to maintain employee engagement despite being aware of its importance. The increasing importance of remote work moreover exacerbates this issue. When work activity occurs outside the office walls, and professional interaction occurs primarily through screens, it is imperative to focus on employee engagement. This article will shed light on the complex topic of employee engagement and provide practical suggestions and recommendations on how to keep employees motivated in a remote work environment.