Most business management professionals don’t need to be taught that when an employee is the right “fit” for a job, the result is increased productivity and output. It’s common knowledge that happy, motivated workers are more invested in their work. But executives might not realize the extent to which this simple factor can affect the rest of the organization.
And it’s not just the responsibilities of a job that should be weighed when considering job fit – it’s also the company’s culture and the skills of the employee that come together in determining how suited an individual is to work in a certain role. Assessments by smartphone are a great way to do this.
Executives from around the world say that enhancing employee engagement is one of their top five global business strategies. Not only does engagement have the potential to significantly affect employee retention, productivity and loyalty, it is also a key link to customer satisfaction, company reputation and overall stakeholder value. Increasingly, organizations are turning to HR to set the agenda for employee engagement and commitment to establish a competitive advantage.
One of the biggest receivers of corporate promotional items are a company's own employees. Make these intelligent so your employee can engage with you more efficiently.
Training & Protocol
Good training and development programs help you retain the right people and grow profits. As the battle for top talent becomes more competitive, employee training and development programs are more important than ever. Hiring top talent takes time and money, and how you engage and develop that talent from the time they are first onboarded impacts retention and business growth.
Companies can now use Mann Material Intelligent Objects to link physical objects to company training, making it easy and accessible to employees to incentivize them to learn more.
Anonymous surveys and forms that ask employees pointed questions and leave some room for expression provide fountains of information for a company's leadership. There are many advantages for getting feedback from employees. However it's done, feedback is necessary for guiding a small business toward its goals.
Employees that enjoy their workplace miss fewer days and keeps productivity high. Collecting feedback from employees will reveal what workers think of the company they represent. Get their perspective about the opportunities for advancement and the company's benefits package. Use this information to shape future perks, operating procedures and training programs. Feedback will give managers the advantage when they begin looking for new employees because they'll know what new talent is looking for.
Make it easy for your employees to fill out a feedback on their phones by tapping on a physical object that they use like a corporate mug, apparel or calendar.
Link To Company Culturebook
Have you ever stopped to wonder how many of your employees really understand your company’s purpose? What about your corporate values, or how you’re promoting your company culture?
Whether you’re communicating to new starters or veterans, your message should be consistent, on-brand and reflect your company culture in a variety of ways.
One way in particular to connect your team is with a culture book. Put simply, culture books keep all employees aligned to the same mission and purpose. A company can showcase its values and let its people know that organizational expectations are universal across geographies or offices. With Mann Materials, you can now incorporate your culture book into physical objects like corporate apparel, corporate pens, notebooks and printed material.