The Day Of Reckoning Is Coming!

Imagine this… You’ve left the house for another day at the office. Feeling groggy, you sprint like Usain Bolt to the train station or you’ll be late. A passing bus splashes a puddle of grimy water all over your fancy new work shoes. You finally get to work and stick the kettle on, gasping for caffeine – yet someone had the last of the coffee. Did I mention it’s Monday? If your morning wasn’t bad enough, now you have 8 hours of being barraged by emails, exceptional customer service to deliver and efficient spreadsheets to look forward to – but you do it. You paint on that game face, power on through and tackle whatever is thrown your way because you’re great at your job – you’re an efficient and professional team member. We’ve all had days like these, days where although we’d rather be at home, we hit the ground running at work instead to tick everything (and more) off our ‘To Do List’ but there’s no ‘thank you!’ or ‘great job!’ to be heard, just the click clicking of mice, the tap tapping of keys and the frequent moans from the glass office in the corner. Wanting recognition for your hard work doesn’t make you a goody-two-shoes. In fact – studies show that 47% of employees say they left their last employer due to lack of recognition or a negative company culture. ‘Anybody can be replaced’ you say? Well replacing an employee costs dosh and I don’t just mean to cover their salary. There’s a number of sneaky costs to take into consideration. For example, you may...