Even though every talented person who ever left one job for another told their employer it was “for the money,” money is rarely the real reason anyone quits.
Over the years, research studies have shown time and again that the No. 1 reason people leave is because of their dissatisfaction with their manager or supervisor.
The 4 things everyone wants in a job
In addition to a good supervisor, there are four (4) more things that everyone wants in a job, no matter what industry they’re in or which generation they belong to:
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- Good co-workers;
- A family-friendly workplace;
- Opportunities to learn and grow;
- Recognition (aka appreciation).
Are you delivering what’s needed to keep your best people on-board and happy?
This was originally published on Mel Kleiman’s Humetrics blog.