Making employees feel valued and wanted is the secret to creating a good working environment, keeping healthy and strong relationships, and increasing productivity. It should therefore be the duty of every employer to make his or her employees feel great and appreciated in order to prosper.
Well how do you make your employees feel valued, appreciated and happy every day?
Well, you don’t need much to make them happy. I have highlighted some of the simple things that can help you achieve this.
Treat Them Fairly
Everyone expects to be treated fairly and with respect, regardless of their ethnicity, gender, religion, or financial status, especially at their workplace.
To all employers, bosses and managers; remember that people who are working for you, they are doing their best to earn some money so they can provide for themselves, for their families or for their loved ones. Because they are working, it doesn’t necessarily mean they are poor and you have the right to treat them like slaves.
Show Them Respect
Do not criticise them for a mistake they may have made over a given task. Instead, show them, teach them and motivate them again and again until they do it right. We all make mistakes, we are humans after all. Do not give negative feedback to any of your employees because negative words have a lasting impact.
We all have a personal and social life besides the working life. We all have our ups and downs away from work. So, sometimes if someone is feeling upset or going through some difficulties, they might not be able to perform the job they are required to do.
Don’t be judgemental and completely selfish towards them, instead try to talk to them and understand their situation. Provide them with the help and support you can. Be someone’s hero.
Help others whenever you can and it will show how a great employer, boss or manager you are. And without a doubt, it will make you feel like a true leader.
There are so many other ways to encourage your employees and make them feel great, respected and valued. You should not forget better payment, organising training programs, throwing parties to celebrate achievements, and being a good listener.
Don’t overwhelm them with many tasks as that puts extra pressure on them. Always treat them as your most valuable assets. Feel free to comment below.
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