Today’s workplaces are fast-paced, dynamic and require employees to work efficiently in conditions that may not be conducive to peak productivity. In such environments, even the most dedicated employees can get stressed out or catch an illness from their colleagues.
Ways to Motivate Your Employees in their Current Work
A healthy working environment not only increases employee efficiency but also helps promote a positive organizational culture where employees are more inclined to collaborate and innovate.
Here are some ways you can create a healthy working environment for your employees in their current work in your company:
Create an Ergonomic Working Environment
A healthy working environment starts with the physical space itself. First and foremost, you’ll want to ensure that your office is ergonomic (i.e., that it has been designed to promote physical comfort and efficiency).
To do so, you’ll want to consider a few things: keeping an office temperature at a level that promotes productivity as opposed to comfort, replace overhead fluorescent lights with LED bulbs that emit less heat, and consider investing in soundproofing if your office is located in an area that is particularly noisy.
Provide Mentorship and Training for Staff
Some employees just want to do their job and go home — and that’s perfectly fine.
Others, however, are looking for more. They’re seeking mentorship and training that can help them develop personally and professionally.
You may want to consider providing one-on-one mentorship and training to employees who have shown interest in developing their skills and expertise.