A Salary is not Just Money

More than money itself, employees express more affinity and give more to those jobs where they manage to make an important connection with their environment.

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The emotional power of salaries

By Manpower

Money is not everything when it comes to human resource management.

Nowadays specialists in this area agree that more than money itself, employees express more affinity and give more to those jobs where they manage to make an important connection with their environment.

This is known as an emotional salary, in other words the intangible and non-monetary gains received by a worker from his/her organization for the simple fact of being part of it or as a way of rewarding goals met. An emotional salary has been put forward as a way to retain talent, ie transform an organization into a place where workers need to think twice before leaving.

An example of such? Permanent health fairs where workers get preferential prices for their families or training for those considering setting up a recycling plan in the institution, this helps improve not only their quality of life but also their personal and professional growth .



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