Top 4 issues that chase employees out the door

Your departing staffer says she’s leaving for more money or an elevated position, and that may be so, but what started her looking probably has more to do with you or your workplace culture.

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There are lots of ways to lose your job—there are layoffs, the company closes, you smack a colleague on the butt.

You name it, and someone has lost a job over it.

The reality, though, is that most people leave their jobs on their own terms, and it has nothing to do with seeking more money or a higher-level job.

There are four primary reasons people leave a particular work situation:

Crappy boss

Almost anyone who has left my company has done so because they didn’t like me or I didn’t like them. Well, to be honest, I probably didn’t like the way they were performing.

If they are doing well, I don’t really care if I like them personally. I’ll take their solid performance over my liking them.

So, for some I’m a crappy boss, and for others I’m not. The key to great leadership is having only a few people believe you’re crappy.

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