Are Hourly Workers Professionals? By David Creelman
Is it possible for your hourly workers to be “professionals”? This article contends that there are three things that make a professional:
- a commitment to stay in the profession for a reasonable period of time;
- a recognized body of knowledge and skill; and
a pride in the profession.
Hourly employees who behave like professionals can provide your organization with an unbeatable performance advantage. If you’re considering tapping into the potential power of your workforce, read Are Hourly Workers Professionals? for refreshing insights and tactics to deploy to transform your hourly staff into a cadre of caring professionals.
The author is a member of the Workforce Institute’s Board of Advisors.