What do Employees Wish for Most (And How To Get It) by:Karen Fritscher-Porter
What do many employees wish for at work? A bonus or raise. At least that's so according to results from a recent survey developed by OfficeTeam, a global staffing service that specializes in placing administrative professionals. The telephone survey, conducted by an independent research firm in February, polled 571 men and women in the United States over the age of 18. All respo...
How Managers Can Help Retain Their Best Employees by:Susan Cullen
A major problem for employers today is attracting the best talent, and then retaining key employees. Research shows that the key ingredient for retention lies within the manager's ability to understand what employees really want.
The survey results below first came out in 1946 in Foreman Fact, from the Labor Relations Institute of NY and was produced again by Lawrence Lindahl in Personnel magazine in 1949. This study has since been replicated with similar results by Ken Kovach (1980); Valerie Wilson, Achievers International (1988); Bob Nelson, Blanchard Training & Development (1991); and Sheryl & Don Grimme, GHR Training Solutions (1997-2001).
Pay particular interest to the top three things managers thought employees want from their jobs, and then look at what employee...
Are Happy Employees Motivated Employees ? by:Robert J Selden
When was the last time you felt excited, motivated and extremely keen to be at work? Chances are it was when you had a job or project that really interested you, you had control over what you did and the way you did it, and you didn't have any worries about "over zealous boss" interference or lack of job security. It's a great feeling and we can all probably relate stories of how and when we were most "motivated" at work.
But as mana...
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