For jobs earning less than $50,000 per year, or more than 40 percent of U.S. jobs, the average cost of replacing an employee amounts to fully 20 percent of the person’s annual salary. Fire, Fire, Fire! In honor of fire prevention month, I’d like to talk about firing employees, or rather how to not get … Continued
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The Definition of Workplace Culture: Work culture is the environment created by the concepts established and embraced by the firm and the employees alike. Working culture involves the principles and ideologies associated with the business, company or firm itself, and on the employee side, working culture is thought processes, attitudes and beliefs of the workers. A … Continued
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“71% of Employees feel managers don’t spend enough time explaining goals and plans.” PDP Solutions When you don’t understand your company’s strategy, you’re missing information you need to succeed: Knowing where your company is going Understanding how your job fits into the strategy Getting clear on your important priorities and challenges Seeing how you can … Continued
“When they understand their role in the business, 91% of Employees will work toward its success.” Bill Quirke The bad news is this plummets to 23% when employees don’t feel a connection. Poor—or nonexistent—job descriptions can be a missed opportunity or contribute to the problem. Not a “Necessary Evil” Job descriptions perform key functions: Supporting … Continued
“90% of Performance Reviews are painful and ineffective.” Society for Human Resource Management Before you say, “It’s different here,” think about how you let people know what you expect. Performance Reviews that Underperform Too many companies rely on annual performance reviews to do the whole job. These can fall short for a few reasons. Often … Continued
“67% Say – Respectful treatment of employees at all levels is the #1 contributor to employee satisfaction.” SHRM.org A 2016 survey from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) discovered that respect beat out compensation, benefits, job security and trust between employees and senior management/opportunities to use your skills and abilities at work. Here’s the … Continued