As the economy inches toward a recovery, employers should keep a close watch on employee satisfaction — to ensure top staffers don’t jump ship at the first opportunity.
A good place to start: making sure HR is keyed into what employees find most important when it comes to job satisfaction.
So, what rates most important when it comes to job satisfaction for the most workers? According to a recent survey from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the most important factors are job security and benefits.
Check out the chart below for a more-detailed breakdown.
If your firm knows with certainty that there won’t be any impending job cuts ahead, make the most of that info.
One way: Hold a company-wide meeting and have someone from upper management explain that, despite the economy, there will be no layoffs. With job security top-of-mind for most workers, this announcement can go a long toward relieving employees’ stress levels — and boosting morale.