Employee Dissatisfied with Company Policies

Actual Comments of Why Employees Leave
“I was disappointed that such a progressive firm would have some very archaic rules for employees regarding telework and dress-code.”

The Solution
Having a proper onboarding process for new hires is a valuable way to achieve employee retention. New hires should be aware of the dress code and company policies before they start employment within an organization. In this case, it seems as if the employee may have been ill-informed or they were simply not paying attention to company policies when they accepted the position. In any case, HSD’s ExitRight® exit interviews can highlight the issue, so management can make sure future hires are aware of existing company procedures or consider changing the practices.

HSD’s ExitRight® services show controllable turnover causes with all the comments grouped by turnover cause theme. The above comment occurred when the exiting employee was asked if company policies and practices contributed to their decision to leave. By making it easy to see all other remarks about policies gathered from exiting employees, the employer is able to determine what policies are in need of revision, deletion, or correction. Trends such as this may persuade an employer to change certain benefits throughout the company, such as flexibility in work schedules or a more relaxed dress code. Such changes could help the competitiveness of the company’s hiring process, which could increase employee retention and reduce the cost of turnover by finding employees who are looking for these features within an organization.

(This blog post was created to present our readers with real-life comments, made by actual employees, of why they left an organization. This information was gathered from HSD Metrics’ ExitRight® program; therefore we do not divulge the company or employee names of where these comments were collected from. HSD Metrics offers new hire, stay, and exit interview platforms that can help your business improve employee engagement, as well as employee experience and retention. If you are interested in learning more, contact us today.)