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JobSeekerThe New Year is well underway. But if your employees’ morale is in the doldrums, then now’s the time to get it back on track. To help you, here are a few tips to follow:

1. Praise early, praise often.
This is one tip that is so easy and yet so often overlooked. As one of the leading staffing agencies in Phoenix, PrideStaff knows the great thing about employee recognition is that it’s extremely powerful – and also completely free.

So get in the habit of regularly giving your employees pats on the back for doing good work. They will feel more appreciated and you will create a more positive work culture as a result.

2. Conduct regularly scheduled meetings.
Meeting regularly with every employee may not be doable. But meeting with your top performers is “a must” for a few key reasons.

First, it gives you the chance to learn about any issues or concerns they are having, allowing you the opportunity to deal with problems before they get out of control. It also enables you to keep the lines of communication open and solicit new feedback and ideas from them. And finally, it helps you build strong relationships with those you rely on most, which can have a positive impact on retention in the long run.

3. Offer opportunities to learn.
Nothing is more demoralizing to employees than feeling stuck in a dead end job, or like they never learn anything new. However, by offering educational opportunities to your team, it really benefits your company as a whole. You’re not only sending the message to your employees that you want to invest in them, but you’re also helping them to build and sharpen skills they can put to use each day at work.

4. Solicit feedback, ideas and input.
When employees are encouraged to offer feedback and feel like their voices are being heard, they are much more likely to feel valued and like part of a team. It also creates a collaborative and positive work culture for the company, which not only boosts morale, but retention as well.

5. Give employees what they want.
It wasn’t that long ago that is was Millenials only demanding a more flexible work schedule. However, most of today’s top professionals want to attain a healthy work life balance. So offering perks like flex time and the ability to telecommute will go a long way in earning employee loyalty.

Need more help hiring and retaining top employees at your company?

Call PrideStaff. As one of the leading staffing agencies in Phoenix, we can take the hassle out of hiring and give you access to the skilled and talented professionals you need. Contact us today to learn more.

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