All successful companies know team building is essential for company’s growth. They devote time, energy and money to keep their employees connected and motivated. They are aware that success comes from people, who execute work, from the bottom to the top of the pyramid. Factors that make employees happy has a lot to do with their choice of making a positive impact, doing work they love, good work-life balance, and, finally, being satisfied with their pay.
Here, we share 5 things that employer should implement in order to have a long term happy employees in their team.
Flexibility is essential for any employee’s efficiency. Results are more important than following working time and schedule or sitting on the desk all day. If there is flexibility, employees will feel they are being trusted and for that reason they will perform better.
2. Time off
How our life is or will be depends on how we organize and spend our time. Working for long hours can be very frustrating. Everyone needs time not just for the work but private life as well. Smart employers arrange more time off for employees. Some of them are even providing inspiration days, which is time off for employees to do something fun and inspiring. All this will definitely boost motivation and interest within the mind of the employees to perform their best and remain in the company.
3. Provide with the best tech
If you are a company owner, you need to keep your employees updated with the best equipment needed, be it software, laptops, phones, etc. Of course, you don’t need to upgrade it all the time. Armed with good equipment keeps both company and employee’s moral high, which allow them to execute their duties in the best way possible.
4. Challenge them to grow
If employees don’t see personal growth path in future, they will not remain in the same company for long. One good idea for employees to grow is by engaging them with projects or missions that no one did before. Engaging employee’s intellect to create and figure out new projects or giving challenge to someone who is willing to do it are some good ways to make them feel playing an effective part in the company. It will push and transform them as well as the company.
5. Appreciation and acknowledgement
This is one of the most important things to attract or retain the employees in the company. You can execute this through celebration or publicly acknowledging people for their good work. Even if you can’t afford holiday trip with your employees, you can always make a company brunch, for example. The idea and importance of gathering is to connect with people you are working with and to create sense of belonging in the team. You can attract or retain potential employees by giving your team love and appreciation in their own love language. The only way to make another feel appreciated is to express love and appreciate them in their own love language.
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