How an employee screw-up made my company better at employee retention

More from: | The Next Web |
0

Inspiration for improvement can come from anywhere.

Imagine getting a call from your security service during the weekend. Now, as a CEO of an early stage start-up, 10 times out of 10, if you get a call like that, you will have to deal with it. The service said there was an intrusion into the office. So I had to put down whatever it was I was doing and go check it out.

When I arrived at the office, I found that one of our employees had a hobby drone he had designed and built and I noticed the employee had connected it into some of the measurement instruments at our office.

He didn’t know he had triggered an alarm

(...)

Read full article » https://thenextweb.com/contributors/2018/10/13/improving-company-employee-retention/


About | The Next Web |

In 2006, founders Boris and Patrick were looking for a tech event to showcase their new startup. When they couldn’t find one that checked all the boxes they decided to host their own. As they were organizing things, they soon realized they needed somewhere to promote the conference, and that’s how thenextweb.com was launched. It later became a blog and the result is what you are looking at right now.

TNW was started to bring insight, meaning—and every now and again, the lulz—to the world of technology. But we didn’t want to stop there. Today the company has grown from those two parts to four pillars that brought forth TNW News, TNW Deals, TNW Conference and Events, our new tech hub called TQ and Index, our market intelligence platform.

»Twitter: @thenextweb »Facebook: @thenextweb