A leader’s most important job today is making employees feel that they matter

Our people are our biggest asset. But how do we let them know that, writes Havas's James Fox

By James Fox, chief client officer, Havas London
Do you feel like you really matter to your employer? If the answer’s no, you’re not alone.
Almost half of workers felt only “somewhat valued”, according to a recent survey. A large portion felt pressured not to take breaks. Many said it never seems like they’re doing “enough”.
Unsurprisingly, we are seeing burnout at work escalating to a critical level, with women and people of colour the most likely to suffer.
As the new year gets under way, this trend looks set only to get worse. HR budgets are often first to take a hit when economic pressures mount – and we are hearing UK business leaders voice concern that a recession will see co

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