Today’s millennial generation and technological advances have definitely changed the way a company’s culture is perceived. If you ask a millennial, ‘What is your company culture?’, they might say going to work is fun because we have everything provided by the company under one roof – from an employee recreational room, hefty bonuses, paid vacations, to healthcare.
In this article, we will be discussing 3 proven ways to retain your top performers and improve your company culture.
A company that practices an open door policy generates trust and implements confidence among its employees. Such organizations will be successful in retaining their top employees. They not only let their employees voice their opinions and concerns but also put things into action and implement them. If a certain suggestion or opinion cannot be addressed at that moment, they keep their employees informed and will address the issue at the earliest time.After all, communication should always be a two-way street. Click To Tweet
Being mindful of an employee’s health especially during peak working hours is key. Giving them breather breaks to relax will not only improve your employees’ job experience but also increase retention and productivity. When you create a work environment where your employees are healthy, feel valued, engaged and in control, that’s when they achieve higher levels of performance and increase your profitability.
Don’t wait for yearly appraisals to recognize an employee’s efforts and hard work. In fact, appreciate them on a regular basis. Here, the best approach depends on the nature of the employees and on the needs and goals of the company. Simple gestures like a pat on the back for a job well done or sending a companywide email can have a huge impact on the employee’s motivation and desire to work.
I would like to end this article with a quote from Wendy Duarte, Vice President of a consulting firm Mondo,
If you follow the above-mentioned ways you will not only be able to keep an eye on your management but also be able to retain your top employees and maintain a good work culture.
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