“Un-fire” your employees – one day at a time.

Kwench | Rewards and Recognition

Un-fire_EmployeesThere sure is a lot of stuff out there about “employee engagement” – 72m search results on Google. ‘Employee retention’ throws up around 12m. Search for ‘Employee Firing’ and you get 12m results again! Employee Hiring throws up a whopping 150m pages. Of course, Google search results are hardly the data point one should be looking for to decide employee engagement strategy, but it’s a good indicator of what people are thinking (and writing) about.

Assuming that you have done a good job of hiring your employees in the first place, engaging them is all about what I call ‘Un-firing’ employees – every single day. A chaotic workplace, lack of goal clarity, insensitive supervisors, indifferent senior management, working in silos with little or no idea of what’s happening around, being clueless about the big picture are all things that contribute to disengaging your employees – the equivalent of firing them…

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