Careers & Corporate Responsibility

Creating a positive working environment

Positive working environment
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Yes, productivity equals bigger profits. If you tend to increase your profits you should try to maximize the productivity of the employees in your company. In a positive working environment, you can get most out of your employees. When people feel accepted and happy in their working environment they’ll be motivated to do their jobs better and be more productive.

Everyone can gain benefits from this synergy. A positive working environment can feel inspiring and motivating. The workplace is the place where we spend most of our time of the day

How can you create a positive working environment?

1. Show gratitude and appreciation towards your team members

Your employees will be more productive if they feel accepted and appreciated for their work. People like to feel appreciated and they’ll  feel encouraged when their bosses will show them how their work contributes to the success of the business.

People like to feel and be sure that they matter for the business. There are many ways you can show them that they matter: from a different kind of bonuses, certificates, gifts or a simple kind of appreciation like a tap on the shoulder can do so much for the motivation of your employees.
Show support, be opened and show you care!

2. Create a collaborative working environment

A collaborative working environment is a place where every single team member feels like he belongs in. In a team effort, every member can feel like he contributes to the whole team’s project  success  because he’s given a significant task and part he’s

3. Offer development opportunities

Don’t search for talent outside of the company- if you have hardworking employees give them an opportunity to grow their skills and knowledge in order to get a promotion. In this case, they’ll feel more satisfied and motivated because they move forward.

4. Spread positive energy

Pass around positive vibes- people like to feel a positive energy around them. This is the part where team building comes in – but in a subtle form 🙂

For example, spend an afternoon of fun activities in or outside the office when you feel stuck in the routines and you feel like the collective spirit is down. Do bonding once in a while, go out for an after work party or just play some fun game. Grown ups also need fun in their hectic schedules – so be creative with the choice of fun activities.

5. Improve the communication among the team members

Communication is a crucial part of every business- don’t you forget about that!

– Conduct meetings on a regular basis
– Share information and knowledge
– Be proactive and warm with your approach
– Your approach to every single team member should be individual -every single member is

About the author

Natasha Gulevska

Natasha Gulevska is an MBA graduate (master of public policy programs) and a digital marketing specialist with over 3 years of work experience.