My supervisor, or someone at work, seems to care about me as a person.
Care About Me: Employees need to know that they are more than just a number. They need to know that someone is concerned about them as people first and as employees second.
Try This Now:
Be an active listener. Give your employees plenty of time to share their ideas, frustrations, and concerns.
Tools for Action:
Use this Engaging Conversations: Care about me tool to determine if team members feel they are a part of a caring work environment.
- Inside Gallup Survey Video: Q5
- LinkedIn article: Engagement's 5th Element: Someone Cares About Me As a Person
Originally produced by Gallup. Adapted with permission.
Three Aspects of a Caring Work Environment
Valued: Each person feels like a valued member of the team and organization.
Respected: Employees treat one another with respect.
Genuine: Each person believes that his or her supervisor or manager takes a personal interest in them.
Role clarity is much more than just a job description or a list of things to do. It is about an employee understanding his or her contribution, value, and fit within the team.”