Workers don’t have to be insubordinate or difficult to work with to disengage and mentally check out. In fact, many won’t show signs, such as coming in late, leaving early or making frequent mistakes. They’ll simply go through the motions of their workday without putting much thought or effort into their responsibilities, and one day come to you with their resignation.
Monica Wofford, author of Make Difficult People Disappear, says that as many as seven out of 10 workers are actively disengaged and that just 30 percent are enthused or committed to their job. Having disengaged staff on your team hinders performance and morale, and can damage your reputation. Assume that everyone on your team could use a little uplift, and work to proactively engage employees. Here’s how:
Give thought to who does what
Job titles and responsibilities may dictate the projects an employee handles, but make sure that you understand not only what ...(register to read more)