Do your employees feel like their 9 to 5 is more like 9 to eternity? Do they complain about bad or ineffective bosses who damage their emotional well-being, intimidate them, or don’t respect them? If so, achieving a good relationship with your team could be the most important move you can make at work.
Here are 12 supervisory traits that will cause employees to want to quit their jobs and look for greener pastures elsewhere. See if you recognize any of them and please feel free to add to the list with your own reasons employees quit.
- Credit Snatcher – taking credit for someone else’s work
- Talking Out of Both Sides of Your Mouth – sending mixed messages
- Conclusion Jumper – responding before having all the facts
- Know It All – believing you have all the answers
- Over Talker – talking over others during meetings
- Skeptic – not believing anything others say
- Information Disseminator – not providing enough information to complete projects
- Recognizer – not recognizing employees for a job well done
- Late Night Worker – expecting staff to continue working from home
- Comparer – comparing one employee to another
- Over Committer – taking on more work despite not having the bandwidth
- Executor – stressing out employees to look good in the boss’ eyes