Now, the shortage of people leading to overworked stressed, and burned-out workers is the headline, but if you look at the reasons given in the article below, it’s not “just” that. It’s where that situation leads. When you’re short-staffed and constantly putting out fires, you don’t really take the time to think about showing appreciation, helping employees grow their skills and careers, or creating a diverse workplace.
Yet those are the exact things that employees are looking for elsewhere.
Appreciating and growing your employees is not something that is “nice to have” anymore. It’s a requirement.