While motivating your sales team can be a difficult task, it’s a crucial factor in the overall success of your organization. Highly motivated sales professionals are more engaged with their work and have lower levels of absenteeism. They also help your business thrive by both acquiring and maintaining loyal and recurrent clients or customers.
According to the new #HRWins study done by George LaRocque, employee engagement is a top priority for HR departments. But when it comes to Finance dedicating dollars, core HR initiatives like professional development and learning and training initiatives still garner more budget than engagement initiatives.
Loyal Employees are important for a number of reasons. It’s always better to have happy people working for the health of your business. Having loyal employees makes your business better and stronger over the long term. Here are three ways employee loyalty can actually improve your business.
Employee safety and wellness are fast becoming a top priority for organizations. In a given year, companies spend over $170 billion in costs associated with occupational injuries and illnesses. To reduce these costs, and to keep employees engaged and healthy, you need a successful safety incentives program, but that will not create itself. Employees do not just see a safety program and buy in 100% for an indefinite amount of time. Employees need to be incentivized to engage in the programs that you are putting out there for their, and your, benefit.
We discuss how to implement employee recognition and employee rewards on this blog, but we don’t always discuss why we should spend time and resources on these employee programs. Today, that changes. Here are three positive outcomes of employee recognition that you could (and should) enjoy the perks of when you properly execute an employee recognition program within your organization. These aren’t just our opinion, they have actually been observed by companies who have successfully implemented employee programming.