A shocking new report from Staples has discovered that office workers in the UK are suffering from vocation frustration with 97% feeling frustrated in their work environments with many feeling the need to escape office life.
Company culture is an important part of any business and affects all employees. A negative culture can result in frustrated employees who think the grass may be greener on the other side and decide to leave.
Enhance team work
Team bonding activities can help bring people together by encouraging collaboration and teamwork, therefore creating a positive work environment. It can help foster genuine connections, deeper discussions and allow people to get to know each other. Socialising with friends in the workplace can increase productivity, motivation and morale in the office.
How? Be Military Fit team events are designed to support key messages, enhance team work, build trust and develop problem solving strategies. Will your team rise to the Be Military Fit challenge? This may not be part of their job descriptions, but solving these challenges together provides a fun and practical way to build the team in your workplace.
Don’t forget to say thank you
When people thrive, their organisations will thrive too. It’s important to celebrate successes and say thank you for a job well done. Don’t be afraid to splash out on your staff every now and again, because if your team know their triumphs will be celebrated, they will be more inclined to work harder.
How? Say thank you for good performance with a bespoke Wellness Gift Box which is the perfect gift for employees containing a beautiful collection of carefully selected treats to help your staff relax.
Support your managers
Evidence is mounting to support the need for employers to focus on the mental health of their employees. Mind, the mental health charity, state that 1 in 4 UK workers are likely to experience a mental health problem each year which is likely to impact on their ability to work. According to the Department of Health, mental ill health is the single biggest cause of disability in the UK, with the cost of mental illness to the economy estimated at around £105 billion annually.
How? Empower managers to deal with stress, change and mental health issues in the workplace with Stress and Resilience Training. It has never been more important to support your managers in becoming competent, confident and compliant in dealing with stress and mental health issues in the workplace.
Recognise achievements and milestones
Nurture your team, take care of them, and recognise their achievements and milestones as it’s vital to keeping workers enthusiastic, motivated and performing at their best. When employees feel valued and respected, their satisfaction and productivity will rise.
How? Treat your workplace to a relaxing office massage, perfect as a reward and for helping to relieve stress. Glo massage therapists will massage the back, neck and shoulder areas to help release tension on those stressed “work-at-desk-all-day” spots typically down the back and in between the shoulder blades, leaving your staff feeling relaxed yet refreshed.