If you’re running a business, it’s essential that your employees are satisfied with their positions. If your employees are constantly unhappy, it’s safe to say they’ll be less productive than they would’ve been if they were in a better mood. Hopefully these tips will help you strengthen your relationship with each and every one of your employees.
Don’t be a stranger
If you spend all day and all week up in your office! Your staff will likely distance themselves from you. If your employees never see you, they might be nervous whenever you come out of the office or even ask to speak with them — and that’s a real issue. Your employees should be excited to work with you and not fearful of you. So be sure to talk to them about work and non-work related things every once in a while.
Work with experienced business cleaning services
Having a clean office environment is essential for a healthy workspace. If your employees are sick because of unclean areas, they will both miss time and be much less productive throughout the week. Wholly 98% of workers are affected by minor or even major contagious diseases due to unclean work conditions. Professional business cleaning services can help rid your office of any unwanted contaminants. These skilled commercial cleaning companies can offer anything from office carpet cleaning to entire building cleaning consultations.
Office happy hours
Office happy hours are a great way to bond with your team. Every once in a while, cut work short on a Friday afternoon and have a drink with your staff. Of course, drinking should always be done responsibly. But a simple beer and some light socialization in the office after a long week could help you feel more connected to your employees.
Participate in fun group activities outside of work
If office happy hours aren’t enough, consider planning out of work activities with everyone. Going on company trips can be a great way to bond with your staff as well. You don’t have to go on long weekend getaways (if you don’t want to), but consider throwing out of work parties or nice events to bring everyone together.
Now that you’re more prepared to deal with your employees, it’s time to get to work and set your company up for maximum success. Hopefully these tips help you this quarter and for the rest of your business career. Keep an eye out for part 2 of this list and, if you need help from a commercial cleaning company, contact Green Office today if you have any questions about business cleaning services.