What does “Parks and Recreation,” “Mad Men,” “The Mindy Project” and “The Office” have in common? They are TV shows that revolve around the workplace. Judging from the popularity of these shows, people love watching office dynamics...so long as they are about other people.
On August of last year, Paychex surveyed 2000 people on employee retention. Thirty-two percent said they have left or would leave a job if they did not get along with their co-workers. For comparison purposes, lack of intellectual challenge falls short with 29 percent, unavailable 401(k) with 21 percent and sensed imminent layoffs with 19 percent. This means more people prefer to work routine and unsecured jobs than being in a place where they do not mesh well with their co-workers.Read More