Seven Ways to Use Rewards to Fix Employees

1. Understand why the employee is having issues. Communication is the first step. Incentives or rewards will not engage problem individuals if they are struggling in other areas, so identify the root of the problem. Why is the employee struggling or not living up to expectations? Is it a lack of skills that can be solved with training? Is the employee’s personality creating obstacles to learning or improving? Are personal problems creeping into the office and causing performance issues? 2. Know the corporate culture. To build an effective rewards and incentives program, know employees and understand the culture in which they work. Many variables contribute to corporate culture, and demographics…

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Breaking the Glass Ceiling

Do you feel that you’ve gone as far as you can with your current employer? Despite knowing that you have much more potential, is there a limit for “people like you” in your organization? If so, you’ve hit what’s known as the “glass ceiling.” This is the point at which you can clearly see the next level of promotion – yet, despite your best effort, an invisible barrier seems to stop you from proceeding. Traditionally, the glass ceiling was a concept applied to women and some minorities. It was very hard, if not impossible, for them to reach upper management positions. No matter how qualified or experienced, they simply were…

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Employee Retention – Manage your employees stability

I am going to write about the most serious problem that companies are facing these days that is Employee Retention. Attrition causes loss of skills, loss of expertise, drain brain, economic loss and finally it shakes the mindset of existing employees. This instability causes office environment to change rapidly and makes the system unstable. The organizations are continuously working on how to retain employees in dynamic environment. Many experiments have been conducted and trial s have been taken to minimize the attrition rate. Following are few tools and methods used in this era to control the attrition:- 1. Employee Reward Program- You can make a provision of Monthly or Quarterly…

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