Most of your best and engaged employees want to grow in their careers. Not being able to do so will eventually generate disengagement. In this video, Don Phin shares with you three things you can do to help those top employees understand they have a bright future with your company.
- Have you ever been stuck…in what feels like a dead-end job?…How engaged can you possibly be?…Probably engaged enough to know…that it's time to find a new job.…One of the top three reasons cited for disengagement…is the lack of growth opportunities.…Most of the best employees want to grow in their career,…but many of them are in a place where that's not easy to do.…They feel stuck, and that's disengaging.…The challenge is to figure out how to encourage and retain…top-quality employees who want to advance.…
Let's take a position like a cashier at a retail store.…Most folks in that job get up to speed pretty quickly,…so the question then becomes…how long do you want them to do that job?…Now, some managers will say,…"As long as they keep doing a good job,…"they can stay right where they are,"…and that may be exactly what some…of those employees want to do.…A person can be fully engaged in their work…if their psychological needs are being met.…But what about that high-productive cashier…who has career plans, or is looking…
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- Exercising discretionary effort
- Attracting engaged employees
- Assessing the fit of employees
- Making onboarding more engaging
- Learning from new employees
- Provide opportunities for career growth
- Clarifying objectives
- Measuring engagement using surveys
- Being present for employees
- Driving engagement with fun