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Is your business booming, your whole staff happy as a clam at high tide, and the workplace basking in a shared feeling that the sky is the limit...?
Probably not right now. The corona crisis has many business owners breaking their heads over ways to maintain workplace positivity. But the crisis does not have to be global to cause pain and distress. There are many reasons a company can fall upon hard times: industry-related problems, bad publicity, a strong dollar, a weak dollar…
In this article, we share some ideas on how to maintain workplace positivity in troubling times.
“For the modern workforce, an engaging work environment is a fundamental expectation and a baseline requirement. Many employees refuse to settle for an organization that does not strategically prioritize engagement. For leaders, this means a culture of engagement is no longer an option -- it is an urgent need.”
That is one of the conclusions you can find in this Gallup article about workplace culture. Gallup’s employee engagement survey among a significant number of American companies yields stats that should make every employer ponder over the importance of workplace culture:
In Prove that Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive, Harvard Business Review concludes that:
“The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible.” –Winston Churchill
Crisis-proof positive workplace culture has to be built and maintained. It is a priority that is well worth a lot of time and effort from employers and managers. The building blocks are simple, though:
How can you manage the increased need for communication, motivation, and reassurance in times of crisis? Especially if you employ many remote, non-desk, and frontline staff?
The first thing you need is a solution that allows for fast and effective message delivery across teams. Speakap offers a tool that is ideal for targeted two-way communication with your entire workforce and has lots of built-in features for engagement, feedback, team-building, and fun activities.
The Speakap all-encompassing employee app is a centralized, internal communication hub that connects, informs, and engages your workforce when it matters the most. It allows you to bring all employee communication channels together and deliver personalized content experiences tailored to your company culture.
When the going gets tough, the positive get going. Maintaining positivity in the workplace should be one of an employer’s weighty concerns in times of crisis. There are many ways to stimulate a shared sense of purpose and strength.They all have in common a need for fast, easy, and personalized communication with every one of your employees.
Interested to know how workplace culture strengthens employee loyalty and relationships? Download our latest infographic here!
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