Why Some Managers Don’t Motivate Employees
Many managers fail to give their employees credit where credit is due, and others are not good about helping their staffers advance in their careers.
Just 52% of the employees surveyed said they feel “super-engaged” at their current job.
32% said their worst bosses never gave credit where credit was due.
28% of the respondents said their worst bosses rarely gave verbal praise or support.
24% said their worst bosses didn’t help them navigate a road to a promotion.
60% said that, when interviewing at a new company, it’s most important to know if employees feel appreciated, and 27% want to know how the rest of their potential team members feel about their boss.
Only 5% of the respondents said they are most interested in how long it takes to get a promotion, and just 4% said they care the most about how often they’d get a raise.
33% of respondents want to know their manager always has their back. , 22% want a clearly defined career path., 17% want regular performance feedback., 16% want a results-driven bonus structure.
55% of the respondents said they’d feel most disappointed if their boss never thanked them after going above and beyond to do a great job.
A team outing: 36%, Small spot bonus or gift: 28%, An email expressing gratitude: 19%, Assignment to an exciting project: 14%