There are many reasons why employees experience burn out in today’s world. Industry moves at a fast pace, political climate can effect one’s job and then there are the trade disputes. One way of alleviating this burden is to do outside research into the industry. Have your employees take a hard look at facts versus the rhetoric they hear. Give your employees a larger role in the company by putting them in charge of a meeting or fixing problems. Reinvesting in employees through outside training sessions may also reduce burnout. Employees that feel like they are contributing to the company will feel more positive about their employment. Also, have quarterly meetings to check in with team members, it builds working relationships.
- Encourage employees to think outside the box, to learn about and identify with the company.
- Provide upward growth opportunities, learning and involvement chances to keep employees engaged.
- Private progress reports and personalized growth plans give a sense of meaning and care.
“Now is the time for leaders and managers to look at the latter half of the “recruitment and retention” equation.”