Keeping your staff motivated and feeling valued is key to the productivity of the team and then of your overall business. There are a number of ways that this can be achieved, and they range from environmental factors through to those affecting personalities and overall staff wellbeing.
Office fit out companies like mobius at work ltd can help you create an environment that your employees will be happy to arrive in each morning and that will be conducive to them all performing at their best. These companies can help to adapt the environment depending on what work you perform. For example, if you’re in a creative industry having an office that has plain white walls and wooden furniture with northing on the walls my not be inspiring for the creative minds that are working in the business. Equally if you have staff members that work in very attention to detail requiring work having a distracting environment may not be suitable for them. Continue reading easiest part time jobs.
Once you have your working environment all sorted out you can move to other morale boosting activities and you may wish to have a look through the following and see if any of the below would work for your business:
- Recognising and celebrating achievements
Morale in an office can start to dip if people do not feel appreciated for the work that they do and one of the easiest and simplest ways of doing this is to have a way to recognise both individual and group achievements. This has been routinely used in sales environments and can include everything from commission-based rewards through to a personal congratulations from the business CEO to top performing staff or to staff who have worked hard on a particular project. These rewards don’t have to cost your business a lot of money but the impact that they have on staff morale is great.
- Add in some fun
No one wants to work in an office where there is constantly complete silence and there is no interaction between staff members. Taking time out from your work, even for just five minutes, to have a conversation or share a joke with a colleague helps to improve how people feel about coming to work. As we often spend more time with your work colleagues than we do with our family and friends it is important that you have some appropriate downtime. This is where some offices like to purchase games tables, dart boards and place them in beak rooms where people feel like they can step away from work for a short period of time and let off some steam. This is particularly important if you have staff working in high pressure target driven jobs.