Posts in Future of Work
What employees said about the workplace in 2018 (and what that means for you)

This year, we coached thousands of employees through the situations they were dealing with at work. We spoke with people at startups, mid-sized companies, and large enterprise organizations. We spoke with marketers, engineers, and account executives. We spoke with those who are new to the workforce, those who manage large teams, and everyone in between.

Now we’re here to share what we’ve learned, and how HR teams can take actionable steps to support employees in 2019.

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Thirty percent of new hires quit within the first 90 days. Here’s how Bravely helps support new employees

According to a survey from recruiting platform Jobvite, 30% of new employees leave their jobs within the first 90 days of getting hired. Why? Forty-three percent say that their role doesn’t meet the expectations that had been set for them, while 32% blame company culture and 34% report that an incident drove them away. The result, of course, impacts the bottom line: it costs companies almost twice an employee’s salary to replace them.

So how can you make sure that you’re setting up new hires for success on day one? Here’s how we can help.

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We need a better first step for resolving conflict at work

Making tough conversations happen when people feel intimidated by going straight to their manager or HR with an issue

We’ve all experienced stressful situations at work. Sometimes, these moments impact our productivity, sending us straight to texting our friends, or to Slack where we complain or gossip with colleagues. Other times, they paralyze us completely. The truth is, no workplace is immune from conflict: and even if you have your “dream job,” chances are it comes with its fair share of difficult relationships and dynamics.

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