Highly engaged employees need to be heard!
Almost everyone, especially HR professionals, wants to improve the employee experience. In the current climate, it is crucial for managers to work towards forging bonds with their staff members, giving them a sense of security, importance, connection, and hopefully, empowerment. So here are a few suggestions for improving the work environment coming into 2023. Increasing engagement Give everyone the chance to acknowledge and praise others inside the company. You'll waste opportunities to raise morale and improve culture if you simply wait for planned celebrations and huge awards to arrive. Allow employees to recognise one another with “in the moment” call outs and rewards. Maintain remote working According to nearly 65% of workers surveyed recently, flexible scheduling and remote work choices will enhance their satisfaction and loyalty. To maintain consistency when working with remote teams, flexible scheduling is essential. Although important to have a clear plan, you should be willing to change your tactics where appropriate. It really shouldn't matter whether your employees prefer to work in the morning or the evening as long as the work is done well. Allowing employees to have that flexibility shows trust and care about their wellbeing which in turn makes for a happier employee and overall work environment. Showing Empathy To lead with empathy, one must be able to comprehend the needs of others and be conscious of their emotions and thoughts. When you look at the employee experience from their perspective, you'll probably come up with effective strategies for reengaging them. There are plenty of great articles out there [...]