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Think tech employees want fancy coffee machines, nap pods, ping pong tables and beer on tap? Your employees are smart enough to see through the charade – perks like these are designed to keep employees at work. Here’s perks they actually want.
You need to hire – which means you’re growing (awesome) , you lost a great employee to a competitor (not so great) or the person you had hired for the role just wasn’t the right fit (painful). Turnover, for whatever reason, is one of the most dreaded things in any organization. Losing a valued employee to another company or having to replace a hire that didn’t work out can be extremely costly, with many studies calculating the cost at 1.5-2x the departing person’s yearly salary. How can losing a single employee be this expensive? Here’s just a few of the costs associated with turnover…
An employee who’s disengaged, distracted, and uninspired by work can have an unfortunate effect on your entire workspace. Here’s 5 practical tips for hiring managers to help their underachieving employees become successful.
“Change is not something that should be forced onto employees by management” says Elizabeth Becker, client partner at PROTECH. “Instead, employees should be involved in the planning and implementation of change. This allows management to enact changes in a way that improves the working environment, while improving organisational efficiency.”
Being a likeable leader also allows you to be a better leader. Good leadership isn’t just about telling others what to do and expecting it to happen – it’s being able to best identify your team’s individual strengths and skills, while helping them meet their potential
“Many IT professionals are frustrated when they land at an exciting company only to find a horribly outdated tech stack with no plans to update,” said Elizabeth Becker, a partner in the South Florida based IT staffing firm, PROTECH. “Although you may have opportunities to grow in the areas of salary and benefits, your skills will become less desirable in the industry.”
If you and your coworkers are resorting to spending way too much at fancy coffee shop chains because your office coffee is closer to sludge than coffee, here’s expert tips by Sarah @ We Dream of Coffee that will transform you to office coffee hero.