Employee loyalty is synonymous with achieving a balance that brings feelings of connection along with a commitment to produce. Ultimately, loyal employees can bring some BIG benefits. Loyal employees promote customer satisfaction and help keep expenses low. This article discusses 13 tips for achieving and maintaining employee loyalty.
We are living in an increasingly mobile society. "Until-death-do-us-part" marriages are becoming rare. Many of us can no longer depend on our extended families for social support. So where do we turn to fill in the gaps? Our friends. And, for busy professionals work is often where our friends are. Sometimes we meet friends at work, befriending the boss, a co-worker or an employee. Sometimes we hire our friends into our workplaces. Sometimes we go into business with our friends. In any event, adding a layer of friendship onto a business relationship can bring both benefits and the potential for disaster. This article discusses the positives and negatives of workplace friendship and offers six tips for keeping the bonds of workplace friendship strong.
Elinor Robin, PhD., LMFT, LMHC is a Mediator and Mediation Trainer whose expertise is professional and personal relationship conflict. She teaches, writes, and speaks as a skilled practitioner and recognized expert in Mediation and Conflict Management. With natural wit and wisdom, Elinor brings her clients and students the benefit of her academic achievements, small business background, and extensive court system experience. Read More