Keeping, motivating, empowering your team

A firm that behaves like a good family has greater loyalty, more commitment, longer-staying employees and a happier environment

Published Fri, Feb 1, 2019 · 09:50 PM

YOU have hired as diligently as you know how. Here's how to make a success of your choice. That work begins before your new recruit comes onboard. As soon as the employee has accepted the job, an email from the Very Top Person (VTP) in - or on the board of - the organisation is sent to the new colleague. This will enthuse about his or her decision to join, it will say that the business places a lot of confidence in him or her as an important member of the team. The email will praise the new recruit's immediate boss. It will end by saying that the VTP hopes to meet his or her new colleague soon.

Make this a rule for all new recruits and you will start a culture of mutual appreciation.

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