The producers of the film “Rust” are being scrutinized after the fatal shooting. It seems clear from reports to date that rules were not followed and that some people on the set skirted those rules. How does that happen? Who is responsible? Rules are a part of life. Rules usually arise from experience and wisdom […]
Employees leave their jobs for many reasons. In 2019, NBC News correspondent David Novak reported that 79% of employees quit their jobs because of a lack of appreciation. Note that 60% of Americans claim to be more motivated by recognition than money.
Some resignations are about taking a significant, better career opportunity. Other reasons include unfavorable working conditions, inflexible schedules, the need to relocate with a spouse, and lack of challenge. But some employees quit their job over principles.
I believe that all of us will face at least two “quitting decisions” in our life. First, when an employer or a supervisor takes a clearly wrong position, unethical or contrary to our personal values, the situation must be corrected, or we can no longer work there.