This year has been challenging for many, especially those running a business. During these unprecedented times, nothing seems certain and this can cause problems for your business.
One thing is for certain: you need your employees to be firmly on your side. Employee retention is crucial at the moment; there is no point in fighting to keep your business afloat if you have no staff to keep it going.
Here are 5 tips for ensuring you keep your employees happy and by your side during the Covid-19 pandemic:
1. ASK THEM HOW THEY ARE DOING – AND LISTEN TO THEIR ANSWERS!
There is no way to avoid it; this year has been stressful for everyone. As their employer, your employees want to know that you understand this and that you care how they feel. Asking how they feel, and listening to what they have to say, will help your employees feel valued and appreciated. Often just listening to them will give you ideas for how you can make things better for them at work. They might let you know they find it hard to get to work on time, they’re having trouble concentrating or that the Monday morning conference call is particularly stressful. Once you have this information, you can look at specific ways of improving your working environment.
2. PROVIDE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Providing employee benefits doesn’t need to be expensive and time-consuming. If you’re a small company with limited resources your employees will already understand this; they won’t be expecting. . .
Source: Blog | Hppy