ation’s current financial standing and outlook can help cultivate feelings among staff of being part of one team and it may lead to some staff suggesting helpful ideas for the business.
It will all help to ensure the organisation has the skills needed to pull through any uncertainty.
In tough times, it’s tempting for bosses to assume their staff are happy to even have a job and wouldn’t consider moving,’’ Brushfield says.
But the most talented employees will always have options. Losing them can cause problems when companies can least afford to let productivity and customer service slip.’’