5 great ways to keep your employees motivated

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A quick guide on 5 ways to keep your employees motivated

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  • 1. 5 great ways to keep youremployees motivated

2. Contents Introduction Tip 1: Competition Tip 2: Incentives Tip 3: Team building Tip 4: Skills development Tip 5: Communication Source List 3. IntroductionHello,We hope that you enjoy our package on keeping youremployees motivated and that you find some useful tipsto add to your business running and success.Please remember that these are just tips put togetherby a web user and not a academic professional andshould not be taken as such.Enjoy and keep checking back for more great businesstips! 4. Tip 1: CompetitionEncourage some friendly competition betweenyour employees to encourage them to workmore efficiently.They can be graded on a leader board forcertain benchmarks that you set which will notonly increase productivity and employeemotivation but will hopefully result in positiveoutcomes for your company in terms ofincreased sales. 5. Tip 2: IncentivesCo-ordinate your leader board competitions withincentives as well as launching company campaigns thatencourage employees to do better by offering upincentives like bonuses, staff nights out, more days off oreven an activity day in the office. Some ideas could be:1. Having a party2. Conducting small to medium contests3. Introducing beverage days such as breakfasts or drinksafter workIncentives could also range to more useful, long termrewards like earning business health insurance or profitshares. 6. Tip 3: Team buildingThere are lots of ways to motivate your employees with team buildingbut here are two great ideas: Blind Fold Jigsaw: This is exactly what it sounds! It is a giant jigsaw and each team member will take it in turns to collect the pieces scattered around, with the use of a wheelbarrow. However, the team member will be blindfolded and will need to listen to their other team members who will be giving clear instruction and guidance towards the pieces of jigsaw. Once all the pieces of the jigsaw have been gathered, the team will need to assemble the jigsaw The Rope Bridge: Get each of your squad and the de-activator across the rope bridge (mind your heads on the cross beams). The rope bridge then gets washed away and with the equipment remaining you must construct another bridge to get across the ravine to safety. .- Bainzaivents.com 7. Tip 4: Skills developmentMake sure that your employees feel that they are being trained adequately toperforms their job roles well. It may be good to review staff skills after rojeadjustments to see which areas need to be focused on the form of skill improvementtraining. The benefits of training are:1. Improves morale of employees- Training helps the employee to get job securityand job satisfaction. The more satisfied the employee is and the greater is hismorale, the more he will contribute to organizational success and the lesser willbe employee absenteeism and turnover.2. Less supervision- A well trained employee will be well acquainted with the joband will need less of supervision. Thus, there will be less wastage of time andefforts.3. Fewer accidents- Errors are likely to occur if the employees lack knowledge andskills required for doing a particular job. The more trained an employee is, theless are the chances of committing accidents in job and the more proficient theemployee becomes.4. Chances of promotion- Employees acquire skills and efficiency during training.They become more eligible for promotion. They become an asset for theorganization.5. Increased productivity- Training improves efficiency and productivity ofemployees. Well trained employees show both quantity and quality performance.There is less wastage of time, money and resources if employees are properlytrained. Management Study Guide.com 8. Tip 5: CommunicationIt is vitally important that you communicate withyour employees so that they feel like they are beingheard and that their opinion counts for somethingwhich will motivate them in their day to dayroutine. Most importantly when it comes tocommunication:Your employees should be made aware of the benefitsyou offer early and often. An initial discussion beforethey are hired and frequent communications thereafterwill ensure everyone remains engaged and up-to-date.-insperity.com 9. Source ListPlease click through to quoted sources byclicking their reference within text as they arehyperlinked to the original content found on theweb 10. The end!