Highly motivated employees are more productive, quick to increase their skills, and more willing to learn and grow than their unengaged counterparts. One of the greatest challenges a manager faces is figuring out what can be done to motivate employees both individually and as team players.
Have you ever wondered why two new employees who seemed identical on paper ultimately turned out to be quite different performers for your enterprise? While you might think it's just a matter of serendipity, studies have shown that more often than not there's something at work here that is far from just random chance.
One indicator that the Great Recession is truly behind us is that it's clearly now a “seller's market” in terms of the employer/employee relationship at most job interviews. That's one of the key reasons why most companies are now paying much closer attention to retaining seasoned employees than may have been the case a few short years ago.
Want proof the economy is back on the upswing? Well, listen to HR managers and senior executives in nearly every industry these days and one of the first business matters they'll mention is a concern about employee retention and voluntary turnover.
An amazing trend is emerging in relation to leadership development and employee retention that has grabbed the attention of many senior executives and HR staff in companies across the country. Their eyes are being trained to re-focus on what has long been right in front of them.