According to Inc.com, the top three reasons employees quit their jobs include lack of advancement, poor work-life balance, and money in that order. They also note that the top five deal breakers for employees include a boss that doesn’t trust you, work expectations during off time, difficult coworkers, boss blaming you for mistakes, and inflexible work.
Forbes states that the top six reasons an employee quits are lack of vision, lack of connection to the big picture, lack of empathy, lack of motivation, not seeing a future with the organization, and not having fun.
What is the prevalent theme amongst most of these motives? Employees leave their leaders, not their organization. This leaves the question, what can we ,as leaders, do to mitigate our employee turnover?