Want to keep your top talent happily engaged and on board for the long term? Want to inspire all your employees to reach their full potential? It’s easy! All you have to do is show ’em that you care. The above is another simple question you can ask several of your employees this week. You’ll get some great information and your people will feel respected and valued. Win-win!
P.S. Besides asking your employees, challenge yourself to think how you would answer this question.
Do you feel you had the training necessary to be successful in your position?
If not, how could it have been better?
“If a former employer called and asked you to come back,
would you be interested in exploring that option?
Why or why not?”
“What do you see as the biggest challenge you face in taking your career to the next level? What steps are you taking or going to take to overcome these challenges?”
P.S. Hire tough, manage easy!
Which co-workers do you find to be most helpful?
Which part of your job would you like to do more of? Less of?
On a scale of 1-10, how likely are you to encourage a friend to
apply for a job with us? What could we do to make that number higher?
What’s the biggest gripe you hear around here?