It may be an unnerving thought, but it is a fact that most people in the world spend a larger part of their lives working than they do at leisure. This means that we need to ensure our employees feel motivated, recognised and engaged with their companies.
When employees are content, they are more likely to be productive, healthy, creative and are less likely to take their stress home. All qualities, which will benefit them (and your business) massively.
At Neon, we have numerous ways of helping our clients achieve a more engaged environment for their employees, both internally and remotely.
Here are our top ways you can keep your employees engaged, recognised and motivated in the workplace.
Lift one of your colleague’s spirits with a post-it of praise. Whether you want to thank them for buying you a coffee or let them know they’re doing a great job, a post-it with a cute message is bound to put a smile on their face. Stick it on their computer, door or mug and see their happiness levels increase in seconds.
Show gratitude to your colleagues with an appreciation post box. Create a personalised post box and put the names of your whole team in a hat and each pick a name.
Write a little note to your chosen colleague telling them what you appreciate about them and post it in the post box. It can be as short or long as you’d like and will be sure to increase the morale of everyone in the office when they’re handed out at the end of the week.
Get managers to hand out coupons for 15 minutes of time off when they see someone performing well. These random spot prizes will encourage staff to work hard and will allow employees to accumulate time off to use as and when they please.
How do you like your eggs in the morning? We like ours with a smile…
Put out a breakfast spread with everyone’s favourite pastries, cakes and coffee. Decorate the brekkie station with positive messages and signs saying how great your team are and we’re sure their happiness levels will rise day by day.
Cakes and compliments are a match made in heaven!
Everything is better with a cute pet. Bring your pet to work day would be a guaranteed way to get everyone smiling from ear to ear and will release all kind of puppy-induced endorphins - setting your team up for a happy and productive day.
These are just a few ideas to get you engaged. Get in touch to chat with our team who have a huge amount of experience in creating engaging online solutions, which can be accessed anytime, anywhere and on any device!
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