How To Reduce Employee Turnover in The Workplace, Using Empathy as a Tool.
The World Economic Forum stated that companies are losing revenues due to poor mental health of employees.
Employees leave an organization when they feel they are not part of the system.
Empathy is one tool every organization especially HR Professionals need to deploy in order to prevent employee turn over.
Empathy is the ability to see the world through someone else’s eyes. It’s far more than just being a nice person. If properly developed, empathy can give you and your company a distinct competitive edge. Negotiating a contract, dealing with workplace conflicts, coming up with a marketing campaign, or dreaming up the next must-have consumer gadget all require the ability to see the world through eyes that aren’t your own.
Sadly, managers and human resource departments too often neglect the interpersonal skills that are so essential to achieving results. Along with other aptitudes such as story-telling and creativity, empathy is underappreciated by many in the corporate board room. The fact that we even call them “soft” skills implies that they’re less important.