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What do star employees want?

In their recent 2017 report on the "State of the American Workplace," Gallup states, "Today, the old ways of running a workplace -- annual reviews, forced rankings, outdated competencies -- don't get the intended results. Leaders must gain scientific insight into employees' evolving wants and needs and learn how to build an exceptional workplace."

This report can help you to consider how to:

  • design and deliver a compelling and authentic employer brand
  • take employee engagement from a survey to a cultural pillar that improves performance
  • approach performance management in ways that motivate employees
  • offer benefits and perks that influence attraction and retention
  • enable people to work successfully from locations besides the office
  • construct office environments that honor privacy while encouraging collaboration
  • improve clarity and communication for employees who work on multiple teams

Don't have time to download and read the entire report? Consider watching: State of American Workplace

Go on to consider how a great mobility program can help you attract, develop and retain those star employees.

More than one in three employees (35%) have changed jobs within the past three years, and 91% of these employees left their company to do so, according to Gallup's State of the American Workplace report. Gallup asked employees how important certain attributes are when considering whether to take a job with a different organization. We found that employees place the greatest importance on a role and an organization that offers them: 1.) the ability to do what they do best 2.) greater work-life balance and better personal well-being 3.) greater stability and job security 4.) a significant increase in income 5.) the opportunity to work for a company with a great brand or reputation


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