Keeping up workplace morale is a priority for any business leader, and one of the best ways to do that is to provide employees with on the job training. This infographic explains that low morale costs American businesses over $350 billion each year because of decreased productivity, more absenteeism, more employee conflict and more employee turnover.
Common causes of low morale in the workplace include having no room for professional growth, having bad communication, distrusting the management, working in an un-challenging environment, having a low energy staff, and having inflexible working conditions. Luckily, this is rarely the case in more lively, creative atmospheres like ad agencies or online journalism firms.
One way to combat the problem of low morale is by providing thorough training to employees, like these Toronto journalism internships. This method of training is the most popular among employees. Great positions, whether you're working an executive or internship position, will include effective leadership, open communication and superb staff motivation.
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By: Trenton Millar - Published: Oct 3, 2012 • References: complianceandsafety