leaving a bad job

4 Keys to attracting and retaining the best and brightest

A popular belief is that the primary reason people quit their jobs is because of pay. Not so according to a Gallup poll of more than one million employed U.S. Workers. A bad boss or supervisor is the number one reason people leave due to the environment their boss creates and how they feel they’ve been treated.

Stop and take stock of your organization. Are people eager to get up and go to work every day? Do they find themselves performing meaningful work? Are they an active contributor to the success of the organization? If so, congratulations. Chances are your managers and leaders ‘get it’, and the work environment attracts and retains good people. But, if you’re not quite so fortunate, here’s where to focus:

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