Editor’s Note: Humetrics CEO Mel Kleiman has been helping employers standardize and systemize the way they recruit, select, and retain frontline hourly employees/managers for over 30 years. He knows what works — and what doesn’t. This is the fifth of his “Recruiting Myths.”
By Mel Kleiman
Even though every talented person who ever left one job for another told their employer it was “for the money,” money is rarely the real reason anyone quits.
Over the years, research studies have shown time and again that the number one reason people leave is because of their dissatisfaction with their manager or supervisor.
Besides a good boss, there are three other things that everyone wants in a job, no matter what industry they’re in or which generation they belong to:
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- Good coworkers;
- A family-friendly workplace;
- Opportunities to learn, grow and/or advance;
- Recognition (appreciation).
Are you delivering what’s needed to keep your best people on-board and recruit more employees just like them?