08 Nov 7 Reasons the Best Employees Quit, Even When They Like Their Job – LSL MANAGEMENT TIP #55
Losing a great employee is a terrible thing. There’s the expense of finding, onboarding, and training a replacement. There’s the uncertainty of how a new employee will work out. There’s the hardship on the rest of your staff until the position can be filled.
Sometimes there’s a solid reason—the person was a bad fit for the team or moved away for personal reasons, or was offered an opportunity too great to pass up. In those cases, even if it’s a difficult transition, it feels fundamentally right.
But what about the rest?
Keeping your best employees starts with understanding why people leave. Here are seven of the top reasons:
- Vague visions
- Profits over people
- Lack of recognition
- Lack of trust
- Excessive hierarchy