38% of employees report being demotivated by their work. Because yes, it is recognized today that well-being at work is a factor of productivity and motivation for employees, a happy employee = a more productive employee. That’s why managers need to take this equation seriously to get closer to success.
So, how to improve the welfare of employees?
1. Give meaning to work:
One of the most cited factors by the employees (in front of remuneration) about motivation at work is the interest that they carry to the work. Work is seen as a vehicle of self-realization. To feel useful, employees seek to make sense of their work. Thanks to interesting assignments, the more the employee feels more invested, the more he will flourish in his work.
2. Have a pleasant working environment:
One thinks immediately to big Americans companies like Google, Facebook, Twitter… With offices ventilated, colorful, spaces arranged: room rest, room of conviviality (table football, games), space coffee break… Working in a warm environment can only be energizing for the spirits.
3. Strengthen a sense of belonging / Company recognition:
Employees need to feel useful, an integral part of society. From a need to belong to a group, there will be a need for recognition. Recognition translates into salary but also through verbal encouragement or rewards such as gifts / travel. In addition, the online platform is a fun tool to animate, motivate and reward communities through challenges. The results are effective in increasing productivity and thus achieving set objectives.
4. Maintaining good industrial relations:
Teamwork relationships and / or hierarchy entail repercussions on the welfare of employees. A manager who is listening, encouraging and able to give a certain autonomy to his employees presents great qualities that will lead to a symbiosis and a team dynamism.
5. Establish a work-life balance:
Hourly flexibility, transportation and the prospect of change in society are all factors that affect motivation and quality of life at work.
Finally, quality of life at work as the company’s DNA will allow all employees to work towards a synergy conducive to motivation, productivity and therefore performance.