Help Wanted: Key dynamics to employee success

What do employees need to succeed? Google thinks it’s found the answer.

The company interviewed 200 employees over the last two years and analyzed various attributes and skills on different teams at the company. They found five key dynamics to a successful team:

1.) Psychological safety: Team members feel safe to take risks and be vulnerable in front of each other.

2.) Dependability: Team members get things done on time and meet Google’s high bar of excellence.

3.) Structure and clarity: Team members have clear roles, plans and goals.

4.) Meaning: Work is personally important to team members.

5.) Impact: Team members think their work matters and creates change. 

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The following are job opportunities you might want to consider:

1.) Graves County Economic Development Job Fair: 10  a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 15th, in West Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Community Room at 1218 West Broadway in Mayfield. Multiple employers will be looking for skilled employees. For more information, contact the Kentucky Career Center in Mayfield at 270-247-3857.

2.) Graves County Economic Development is hiring a project manager. If you would like to know more about the organization, visit its website at or view its Facebook page by searching "graves County Economic Development." For a job description, email Resumes will be accepted until Dec. 28.

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