Category Archives: Employee Satisfaction

Your Primary Objective Is Not To Make Employees Happy

As an employee, your goal is not to be happy. It is to be successful. Job satisfaction is a bi-product of success. It comes from taking pride in your work, knowing that you have done everything within your control to create a high … Continue reading

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No Surprises On Your Next Employee Satisfaction Survey

Just as employees don’t like surprises on an annual performance appraisal, you don’t want to discover through a satisfaction survey that your employees dislike some aspect of your leadership style. Therefore, maintain a retribution free communication environment in which employees are able … Continue reading

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Care for Your Employees/Don’t Take Care of Them

Caring for employees’ well being builds trust and good will. It is a precondition for a positive working relationship. On the other hand, taking care of employees breeds dependency, a sense of entitlement and resentment. When you care for employees, you challenge them … Continue reading

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Help Employees Separate Problems from Realities

To facilitate job satisfaction, teach employees the difference between problems and realities. A problem is an obstacle to employees’ job success or satisfaction that is within your control to overcome. A reality is an obstacle that you can’t independently remove. … Continue reading

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