For most employees, an ‘unsatisfied workplace’ becomes an easy escape route for low performance. For the employer, this under-performance then becomes a reason for poor growth, low revenues or at times a reason for layoffs. What they fail to realise is that employee satisfaction is a two-way street.
How to Achieve Job Satisfaction?
We all strive for satisfaction in our lives; be it at a personal front and our work life. Often employees transition to entrepreneurs to seek job satisfaction. And entrepreneurs would agree that the quest continues. Unless you take responsibility, it will be a sheer stroke of luck if you are satisfied at your workplace…
Should Companies Worry About Employee Satisfaction?
Many entrepreneurs believe that organisations are born out of ideas that are acted upon with perseverance. Yet, they often forget that it is the employees that take the idea to fruition! While terms like employee satisfaction and motivation commonly do the rounds in office memos and workshops, seldom are they…
Why You Need to Worry About How Your HR is Perceived
The HR function is like that of the gatekeeper of a company. It can be your strongest pillar if you invest in it. Moreover, directly or indirectly (depending on the responsibilities), HR is a spokesperson of the company’s values and leadership…
The Pressures of Leadership and How to Beat Them
The Pressures of Leadership and How to Beat Them I’ve worked with several leaders in organisations, and the ones I’ve admired the most are those who could handle any situation with calm, who could get jobs done without creating anxiety,
Are You the 4th Team Player?
As senior management, it is more essential that you step into teams and take on responsibility, rather than step out, monitor from a distance, and leave them feeling rudderless and directionless. Here are some ways that can help you become a better team player in the teams you manage…
Engage Employees with these 7 Simple Ideas
Employee engagement is a buzz word that is gaining greater importance as HR departments struggle to retain talent at all levels. No matter what they try, the loyalty factor among employees is still elusive. Here are some tips to help you instill better employee engagement practices in your organisation.
Is Your Organisation Driven by Purpose?
The purpose statement of a business is like an invisible thread that strings its different parts together. And when clearly defined, it gives employees a sense of motivation and inspiration…driving the organisation to do more, do better… Here’s how you can develop a purpose statement for your organisation.
Why your Organisation should have a Compelling Vision?
All of us at some point of our career have read a vision statement. You might have felt that vision statements are much ado about nothing, or you might have found a particular vision very inspiring, or felt it was just a tick on the checkbox. May be you had the opportunity to write one for your own organisation. However, in my experience so far, I’ve observed that not many people are able to answer an important question about their vision, and that question is ‘Why?’.