Would you rather make your ideal wage, but work in an awful work culture? Or, make less money but be a part of a better work environment?
According to recent studies workplace culture is affecting employee retention.
It makes sense considering employee productivity is derived from employee happiness.
A workplace that is exhausting to please, will hurt both its employees and the organization.
In a recent article, CNBC shares that 95% of employees would be more likely to stay with a company if they empathized with their needs
The work place is where we spend a majority of our time, after all.
It’s inevitable that employees feed off each other’s energy. Whether that energy is good or bad, it can spread throughout the organization; altering the work environment. It is something that will continue to evolve over time.
Which is why it’s important to demonstrate the change you want to see.
Leaders cultivate the direction of the organization.
If leaders aren’t staying on task, being disrespectful, or showing up to work late – then others will do the same.
In order for people to mirror what you want to see changed, they need someone to follow.
When employees feel engaged in a caring work culture, their performance and loyalty excel the company to success.
For, “if you take care of your employees, they will take care of your customers and your business will take care of itself,” J.W. Marriott.