You're probably thinking, "of course they know one another; they work together side-by-side every day after all." But you'd be surprised how little coworkers know about each other when they're not given the opportunity to network or socialize internally and externally.
81% of employees would be willing to work longer hours if they felt their employer was empathetic. The actions and communication style of leadership is essential to set the stage, ensuring empathy and understanding radiates throughout the workforce. A healthy corporate culture leads to better retention, increased employee satisfaction and a more collaborative and successful company.
Recognizing your employees and their accomplishments both personally and professionally, is not a new concept. It’s been around for decades. But these days, something is missing—the human connection.
More than ever, companies are offering increasingly attractive incentives to keep employees excited, engaged and appreciated. It’s clear why, as studies reveal that 79 percent of people who quit their jobs cite ‘lack of appreciation’ as their reason for leaving.