Sickness is estimated to cost more than $576 billion each year in lost productivity, worker’s comp, and lost revenue in America alone. So as a business owner why wouldn’t you put some systems or strategies in place to reduce sickness in the workplace?
For so many years, I have talked about the power of incentives to motivate staff—especially monetary ones. However, more and more research is showing incentives do not work in all cases and can sometimes even produce the opposite effect.
A good job is hard to find, but every entrepreneur knows a good employee is even harder to keep. As an entrepreneur, one must ensure his or her company is staffed with people who look forward to coming to work every day for more than a paycheck.
Supervisors are often the front line for shaping employee engagement and productivity as well as overseeing compliance with workplace policies like time tracking and leave of absence requests. Mishaps in these areas can create a lot of headaches for employers.
How many of your employees are engaged? How many are enthusiastic about their jobs? Happy and engaged employees tend to be more productive and committed to their work, which can ultimately help drive business success. In this Tip, we offer 8 best practices for improving employee engagement.
Thanks to the likes of David Brent, it’s easy to see team motivation as excruciating at worst and slightly cringey at best. But if you’re in charge of a group of people then it’s your responsibility to commit time and effort to ensure they’re happy and productive.
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