Did you know that 61% of employees feel “burnt out” in their current roles? Burn-out affects productivity levels and is a topic that cannot be ignored. We have complied a list of short and long-term approaches to boost employee productivity.
- Encourage Agile Working and Time Off
Having a flexible work pattern allows your employees to have a better structured work/life balance and empowers them to manage their own time. Additionally, taking vacation helps increase overall workforce productivity.
- Focus on Team Communication
Team leaders understand that communication is the key to a successful organization. But did you know that 72% of employees feel disconnected from their organization and are not aware of important company information? Managers can champion team communication by having various modes of open communication.
- Take Time to Train Your Employees
The more prepared an employee is in their new role, the more productive they are likely to be. Statistic shows that 88% of employees feel that employers had an inadequate training and onboarding process. This could lead to an increased employee turnover and loss of productivity.
- Ask for Feedback
Receiving feedback from your employees is important as it can help improve a business’ internal communication strategy amongst colleagues.
- Stop Micromanaging
Micromanaging and delegating tasks to employees is an out-of-date managerial style as it hurts productivity. While it may be terrifying to leave employees to manage their own tasks, empowered employees are more productive and 23% are likely to offer ideas and solutions.
- Improve Your Employee Onboarding Processes
Did you know that 17% of businesses lose new hires within the first 90 days due to an ineffective onboarding strategy? But a business with a strategic onboarding strategy increases retention by 50%. The basic elements of effective onboarding includes feedback, hands-on support and check-ins, and extensive training.