5 Effective Habits To Boost Employee Engagement

#Employee Engagement

Mollie Pendexter

Employee engagement is the secret weapon for a successful business. Employers need to look for strategies and solutions to increase engagement. Highlighting importance of the same, Forbes named 2018 the year of the employee experience.

Often businesses fail to understand how employees are looking to be engaged. Below are 5 habits to adapt if you really want to motivate and engage with your team.

Fresh Start Every Morning

Yesterday might have been a bad day for your team, don’t ruin the present one because of it. Each morning give a positive start to your work. There are number of small things which can go a long way to build employee engagement even just music in the mornings or a brand of coffee the entire team likes.

Promote Positivity and Wellness

Having healthy and happy employees is a key way to keep them engaged. It doesn’t have to expensive either- meditation, wellness walks, or just a relaxation room, can contribute to the overall healthy lifestyle and holistic living of your employees. Simply encouraging people to get up from their desk and take a break can make all the difference in their work life balance.

Make a list of goals

Ask and encourage employees to prepare a list of goals to be accomplished. It can be for their work with your company as well as their personal life. The list should consist of high-level goals as well as day to day goals with the milestones required to complete them. Having long-term goals as well as short-term ones allows your employee to see the bigger picture while also keeping on track with their day to day work.

Appreciate Their Success

Big or small, celebrate your team’s success. Establish a culture of recognition which values employee achievements. Everything from completing a major project, to a 1 year anniversary at the company deserves some kind of recognition. It’s important to show your employees value with something that lets the team connect and blow off a little steam. For day to day celebrations check out the rewards section of Ezzely and for bigger milestones try a team happy hour , lunch or cake break.

Remember, employees are a company’s greatest asset. For the success of your businesses, you must step forward with these habits to make a change happen.

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