Employees Want to Feel Appreciated and Respected
Explicitly tell your staff why their work matters
For a lot of companies, Q1 is a flurry of annual performance reviews, goal setting and strategic planning. Leaders preside over meetings that evaluate employee results and potential as well as succession plans and turnover rates.
Managers pore through employee self-assessments and 360-degree feedback to assemble a summary they deliver in often awkward conversations. Employees wait to see how the sum of their contributions translates into feeling valued through raises, merit percentages, bonus payouts and long-term incentives.
At the same time, companies are reviewing and updating the organization’s suite of health and wellness benefits. It all adds up to a large investment of time and money, but one benefit seems to be in short supply.
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