In a recent 2013 survey on the manager’s direct impact on employment brand conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Glassdoor, two out of three (66%) employees say their direct manager has an impact on their career. Of those, one in five says the boss negatively impacts their career. This perception directly impacts the view of the employment brand as these employees share their experiences with the world. Read on for five key steps HR professionals and leaders can take to help stop the perceptions that bosses are hurting employee careers.
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Trish McFarlane, author of the HR Ringleader blog, is the head of Human Resources for a global IT consulting firm. With over 15 years experience in Big 4 public accounting, healthcare, PR and IT, her expertise in leadership development, performance and change management, social media, communications and innovation enable her to capture readers and audiences with real-life examples of how leadership plays out in organizations.Trish co-founded HRevolution, an event that inspires collaboration and innovative ideas in the human resources industry. She also co-founded the Women of HR blog in order to give a voice to practitioners who are passionate about issues affecting women in the workplace.
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