Do You Motivate Your Workforce?

10 Jun

Motivating WorkersMotivating employees can be an uphill battle, but it’s one most human resource departments have to face at some point.

Here are a couple of questions HR managers can ask themselves to drum up enthusiasm at the office:

Do you lead by example? Employees may be more engaged in their work if they see HR managers who are happy, who are also invested in the company and who genuinely care about their colleagues.  

Do you have a vision? Drafting explicit company goals as well as an overall corporate mission will give employees something to work toward, and can make them feel like they’re part of a team effort.

Do you acknowledge employee accomplishments? This is something HR management software can help with, by tracking worker development and letting you decide who deserves praise.

Do you appoint leaders? Many workers will rise to the occasion when given extra responsibility. If an HR manager or another supervisor is willing to invest the time in their skills, the employee may feel an increased sense of loyalty and a desire not to fail the company.

What are some other ways to motivate employees? Do you think HR managers are responsible for engaging their workers?

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