In today’s competitive atmosphere, many firms are struggling to keep employees. When creating a retention plan, perhaps one of the less obvious things to consider is fostering an environment of empathy.
This article is a quick read introduction to the topic, highlighting eight steps to creating empathy in the workplace.
“The challenge? Empathy is learned on an individual level. It doesn’t come from an employee handbook, nor does it trickle down from management. But when you take the personal responsibility to better understand your coworkers, your company ultimately reaps the rewards.”
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