“Fake fun” at work has nothing in common with real job satisfaction. “Fake fun” is insulting and annoying. One of the worst things HR people, CEOs or anyone else can do is to pretend that “fake fun” will make your workplace a great place to work.
I don’t need a foosball table or free beer on Friday nights – I need
THE RIGHT EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS
APPROPRIATE TRAINING FOR MY JOB
RESPECT FOR MY PERSONAL TIME
THE LATITUDE TO DO MY JOB
TO BE ABLE TO SHARE MY OPINION WITHOUT WORRYING THAT DOING SO WILL HURT MES
Mitch Kostoulakos, LCB YouLicensed Customs Broker, International Logistics Consultant
Excellent Post Liz. HR departments spend a lot of time and money trying to “motivate” thru games, cheerleading, and lucite awards. I have taught performance management seminars featuring the points on your list. These are the true motivators.