Category Archives: Feedback

Unhappy Employees Almost the Majority

And you thought you were alone in your unhappy job situation? Only 47 percent of Americans say they’re satisfied with their jobs, a sizable drop from the 61.1 percent who expressed satisfaction in a similar survey 20 years ago. That … Continue reading

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Top 10 (or so) Ways to Ensure You Never Lose Another Employee

Turnover blows. Here is how you can prevent the pain – forever: Hire incompetent people – no one else ever will. They will be yours to keep until the day they retire. Promote people beyond their abilities. Always eliminate training … Continue reading

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We are all expendable

If I could say it better than Kathy Sierra, I would, but I can’t. (If I could draw cool pictures like Kathy, I would, too.) If all managers like you, are you safer than if some think you’re amazing while … Continue reading

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Ask for feedback electronically

I’m sure you, being the insightful person you are, have noticed that interacting via electronic means gives people a little more distance. It gives them a little more confidence. It frees them to make more insightful comments. Okay, okay. It … Continue reading

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