Managers who are invested in their employees and committed to helping them grow professionally will almost assuredly keep their staffs engaged.
Back to that stat about people quitting their bosses: if employees are drowning in work — and 70% of them feel like they are, according to our report — managers need to be understanding.
They need to be able to put themselves into their staff’s shoes and imagine what it’s like to do their jobs.
Look for managerial candidates who understand the importance of empathy.
When managers don’t listen to their employees and understand where they are coming from, bad things can happen.
Any given company has an enormous amount of competing priorities.
When hiring a manager, look for candidates who understand the importance of openness and transparency.
Leading by example, honest managers inspire the rest of their teams to be similarly truthful.
, nearly half of employees who leave jobs do so to get away from their bosses.
Since you don’t want to lose your best employees, it's critical that you do everything you can to ensure you fill managerial positions with the right people in the first place.