1. Important Tips to Keep Your Employees Happy and Employee Attrition
Rate at Check
Have a look around you and you will find a lot of people struggling to find a good job. Another
look and you will find organizations complaining of high attrition rate. You may wonder how
both these situations can co-exist. Why do people in permanent and stable job quit jobs so
frequently when many others will give anything to be in their position? This is because they are
not happy with their employers. Yes you got it right!In addition to timely payouts and occasional
perks, employees expect more from their employer.
As an employer, you might think that you are doing your bit to keep your employees happy.
However, is that enough? In today’s cut throat competition, everyone is looking to have the best
talent around. And if you have some really good people working with you, you will have to take
additional efforts to provide them with things they will value, such as
A feeling of being a part of your organization
Yes, it is YOUR organization and everyone else is just an employee. However, you have not
hired the best people (not to forget the fat paychecks) only to stop listening to them. Let your
employees play an important role in decision-making. Take inputs from them and hear to their
ideas. If you value their contribution, they will work even harder to keep the faith you have in
Freedom to work
Forcing employees to work within the dimensions of pre-defined roles can hamper their
creativity and thinking abilities drastically. You have hired the smartest people around. Give
them the freedom to work their own way. There is no harm in sometimes letting employees do
things just to satisfy their creative endeavors even though they are not directly related to their job
profiles. You never know what good can come out of it.
It is no more the boss’s world. Your employees expect fairness and transparency from you.
Whether it is about company’s annual growth or about winning a new client, they expect you to
keep everyone informed about happenings of company they work with.
Giving your employee a real and genuine motive will drive them to work harder as compared to
monetary compensation. Let them know how the product they work for is helpful in making
people’s life easier. A positive motive goes a long way in keeping the positive spirit at workplace