Happy employees = Happy clients = Successful organization
Why does it matter if your employees are happy?
Before even thinking about your clients who generate revenue for your organization, your first client is your employee. Employees when feel valued, are your biggest asset. They are the face of your business, the individuals that sell your product or service, and are the voice that can either make or break a deal. But how do you ensure they are happy? Monetary rewards are sometimes not enough. Having an HR Management solution in place that tracks employees progress, feedback and encourages employee engagement is a must if you wish to ensure your employees keep those smiles on their faces
Happy employees mean:
Loyalty to the business – promoting a positive working environment will follow through when dealing with prospects and clients. They are more likely to want to work with you if your employees portray a positive attitude towards the business and what they are selling.
Talent retention - talent is the most sought-after asset, and in an ever-increasing competitive market, organizations struggle to not only attract talent but keep them. By keeping your employees happy, will ultimately mean retaining that much needed talent your business needs to survive – leading to…
Profit and reaching business objectives – if you have a talented happy workforce, innovative ideas will exude especially in a positive working environment. If your employees are disengaged, or feel undervalued, creativity and motivation will lack – affecting business profit and reaching those much important business objectives.
How to do this?
Offer consistent and continual feedback – all employees need feedback, constructive and continual comments on their projects. Using trackers or feedback tools within your HR solution provides employees the chance to continually feedback on other colleagues work, and these can be viewed at any point – and are especially useful when it comes to the performance review. Not only this, but receiving positive feedback on work can lead to…
Motivation – employees need to know they have room to grow. They need the reassurance that if they want to progress, there is a plan in place for this to happen and you value them as an individual employee. Offering a career pathway for each of your employees offers a roadmap of where their career can lead to. Having a goal to achieve within a job role such as a client project is short term, but having longer term goals within a business in regard to personal development will motivate your employees to work harder, and help business grow.
Employee engagement – make them feel valued – Did you know that most employees leave their workplace because of their managers? Most employees stay due to their relationships they have with their colleagues. Offering a forum where employees can engage with each other regularly about work, but also personal achievements allows employees to grow relationships with colleagues they may not deal with daily, or in a global company, may have never met.
OrangeHRM is the world's most popular and used open source human resource management system and a pioneering online HRM management software. The open source OrangeHRM product suite includes an array of modules that provide personal information management (PIM), employee self-service (ESS), leave management, time and attendance tracking (PTO), performance evaluation and recruitment, all at no cost. Today OrangeHRM is being used by over a million users around the world, while larger multinationals have used the open source version and customized the system to meet their human resource management standards & requirements.
OrangeHRM was started during fall 2005 and the first beta release was made in January 2006. Ever since OrangeHRM has been embraced by its community and is continuously improved by the help of a receptive and knowledgeable worldwide open source community.