When the honeymoon period with your Company is over

Updated: Oct 23, 2020

Be it a newbie or a manager, a new job always starts with a lot of self-motivation and enthusiasm. Everything seems right in place for him to kickstart his ideas and turn them into reality within no time. While he pushes hard looking at the pros of a company, he tends to ignore the cons of the company, his team, or any hurdle that comes in his way. But after the honeymoon period is over, the scenario reverses.

Various studies reveal that employee engagement drastically decreases after 6 months of working with the company. Later on, the engagement stays stable with fluctuations intermittently, of course at a lower level.

The reasons for this activeness in the first six months are many, listed below:

  • While the freshers are new to the corporate world and are open to learning, experienced professionals must have been fed up with the previous company, which in turn plays a role in looking at the new company positively. Moreover, the incumbent company must have brought him more salary and/or position, which motivates the professional greatly