Every company needs hardworking, loyal employees, but getting them in the door isn’t enough. Motivating employees will ensure employee satisfaction and higher morale. Some effective strategies exist for motivating and keeping employees.
The Work Environment should be encouraging, uplifting, and free of unprofessional conduct so that employees feel safe and able to perform to the employer’s satisfaction.
Decent compensation for excellence in performance should be given at regular intervals. Bonuses, rewards, and other forms of compensation offer incentives for employees to consistantly perform better, and the achievement of such compensation encourages self-esteem and a higher overall company morale.
Independence is crucial to the morale of employees who, although required to meet company quotas and policies, perform better and are often more willing to work than employees who feel stifled into a set working condition.
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Human resource has several levels and professionals in the department may carry different titles. Some of these are Human Resources Director, Human Resources Manager and Human Resources Generalist et al. Their duties are different and defined clearly though in some cases responsibilities do overlap.
Human Resource Directors and Managers may have HR departments falling under their authority. The departments are headed by HR staff that may have different titles depending on the size of the organization and their functionality. Some of these may be Recruiting Manager, Compensation Manager, Training Manager, etc. it is important to note that the HR department is the link between employees and the company and both parties’ interests should be well taken care of.
The role of HR is quickly changing and organizations that keep up with the change have a chance of surviving in a highly competitive global environment. The conventional role of systemizing and being executive management’s policy guardians though still important, is being overtaken by a more involved and dynamic role. The primary focus of an organization is the customer and HR being an important cog in the management wheel has to be part and parcel of this goal.
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