Issue: Nearly half of U.S. employees say their employers have not set clear performance goals for them.
Risk: If employees aren't given goals, they become inefficient, unproductive and bored.
Action: Encourage supervisors to use these six steps to create a goal-oriented culture in your workplace.
When you walk around your workplace, it may look like everyone knows what they're doing. But do they? HR and department supervisors shouldn't blindly assume so.
In fact, a recent KeyGroup survey of 1,700 people found that 47 percent said they aren't working toward clear-cut goals in their jobs. And it's typically not because they don't want to; it's because their leaders aren't asking them to.
"When employees don't have crystal-clear goals to work toward, they're going to waste time and resources," says KeyGroup CEO Joanne Sujansky. If goal-setting isn't a priority, she says, employees are likely to view your organization as a...(register to read more)