People often bond with shared jokes and comments about the unpleasantness of work. While it’s a universally recognized sentiment, it doesn’t mean that your office is doomed to dreariness. Building a positive atmosphere goes a long way toward inspiring greater commitment from your employees.
Recognition and encouragement inspire employees to feel like part of a team. Implementing these three simple tips will demonstrate a genuine interest in your employees and instill a better attitude about coming in to the office each day.
- Give your employees room to grow. Help them develop career paths that take advantage of their individual strengths and interests. Create a program of ongoing training, whether it’s sending them to classes and seminars or conducting sessions in-house.
- Send handwritten notes for important occasions like anniversary, birthdays and whenever an employee deserves special recognition. It doesn’t take long and shows that you appreciate your staff as individuals. Few things are as demoralizing as receiving a congratulatory form letter.
- As the leader, it’s important that you follow the same rules that are in effect for the rest of the office, even when it’s inconvenient. Using a double standard marginalizes employees and makes them feel like faceless, interchangeable parts.
Consistency is another hallmark of a successful office. With the support of our friendly, professionally trained operators, your employees will feel free to focus on projects with the confidence that phone calls are being capably handled. Our services can be tailored to a program that fits the unique needs of your office. Visit our website for more information.