6 qualities of bad managers that send employees running

Certain traits, tendencies, and behaviors will send associates to outside job boards in a hurry. Are you pushing employees toward the exit?

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Here’s a wakeup call: 75 percent of employees who leave their jobs are actually quitting their boss or manager.

This is a case of, “It’s not them, it’s you.” It may be easy to point the finger and assume that you aren’t the issue, but with numbers like that, there’s clearly room for improvement across the board.

The truth is that most managers want to be effective leaders who do their jobs well, but they are oblivious to what they’re doing that turns employees off. Want to know why your bright-eyed, go-getter employees are heading toward the exits?

Here are six ways your management style could be failing:

1. Mood shifts

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