Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Here’s something to help start your week on the bright side! One of my first assignments as an HR practitioner was to arrange a "Thank You Day" where the leaders will go around to say "Thank You" to their staff and give them doughnuts. It was a major hit... ...for ONE DAY. "Happiness" died down the day after. Engagement survey came around a few days later. The scores remained low. They scratched their heads wondering why the doughnut event did not positively impact engagement scores. I scratched mine wondering they thought it would... Do you have a similar experience? Would you like to share what happened? Please read on for more on The Art of Saying Thank You in the Workplace.
What was your best employee onboarding experience? Certainly, your worst onboarding experience came to mind, too, am I right? How was it? The onboarding stage is when the employee joins the Company up until 6 months or one year, depending on the complexity of the Company and the employee's role itself. I've seen an instance where 40% of employees in this stage left the Company, disengaged and probably regretted their decision to join. That's a lot of waste in Recruitment and Training (if any, that is) cost and a dip in employee morale - both that employee who left and those who were left behind, time and again. Why is that? Can something be done? Let’s explore these 10 Employee Onboarding Tips! 🙂
What’s the truth behind resignation’s reasons-for-leaving? Do you have skeletons in your attrition analysis closet? Is what they publicize always the honest reason? Let’s explore this further and feel free to share based on your own experiences and data analytics. Finally, this seeks to call to action. A call to action for leaders, HR and employees.