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How to Boost Productivity in the Workplace

Your company is only as successful as the people working for you. That’s why it is so important to make certain your staff is working at full productivity and giving the job their all. Maintaining strong employee motivation and managing workers effectively is key to making your workforce as productive as possible, and these tips should help you to give productivity a boost:

  • Set clear goals and give regular feedback. Employees will be more motivated when they know exactly what is expected of them and see their efforts are recognized. Set goals with objective measures for achievement and deadlines so employees can prioritize their work tasks, and provide both praise and constructive criticism so staff members can better meet your expectations.
  • Provide performance-based rewards. Many employees do best with extrinsic motivation, such as a reward for accomplishing a goal. Cash bonuses for exceeding expectations are one way to encourage workers to go above and beyond, but even something as simple as an employee pizza party for meeting quarterly goals could help to boost productivity.
  • Avoid micromanaging. While workers need to be managed so they know what their obligations are, micromanaging is a productivity killer. It thwarts innovation and it makes employees feel like there’s no reason to go the extra mile since you’ll be standing over their shoulder no matter what they do.
  • Give your staff the tools they need to succeed. Your staff needs the right training to accomplish tasks efficiently, and they need the necessary tools to do their jobs to the best of their abilities. You can empower your workers to go the extra mile by ensuring they have the tools and training they need to always be improving.

Of course, hiring the right staff is also essential if you want your workers to be as productive as they can be. High Profile will help you find job candidates to fill open positions who will work hard for you and impress you with their dedication and commitment to success. To find out more about how our staffing service can help you, give us a call today at 972-991-7900 or contact us online.