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Secrets To Keeping Loyal Employees


The tricks of a successful empire and a killer business is the ability to have dedicated and loyal employees on your team. In an ideal world, the people who work for you would be just as passionate about your business as you are, and as a result, you will all work to your very best to ensure everything is done to the best of their ability. To keep your workers loyal and happy this year, here’s what you need to do.


Be choosy

If you are going to bring a new person into your business, you need to treat it as if you bringing someone new into your family. A business should be close knit and as a team you should all want the same things. Make sure in an interview that you get on with the worker on both a personal and professional level.


Get them involved

When you are looking to hire a new team member, make sure that you involve your team in the decision. Think about everything you can do to bring your employees into the hiring process and even let one of them sit in the interview with you to get the best possible idea of whether they like the person. At the end of the day everyone has to get along, so you need to make sure that your employees also like the new person if you are to fit as a happy team.


Have meetings

Have a weekly meeting with your team in an informal setting such as the canteen or cafe to see where everyone is up to and how they are doing. You need to make sure that you take the time to ask your employees how they are getting on and make sure that they are happy in their role. Showing consideration and care like this will increase your bond with the team and this can help you to keep them on your team for longer.


Ask for feedback

When arranging pay through or when doing employee appraisals make sure that you take the time to ask for feedback on yourself. Ask your workers if they are happy with their pay and their job role, and make sure to ask them if there is anything you can do to make things better for them. Showing that you are invested in your employee’s happiness will make them trust you and in turn, they will want to stay with you.


Celebrate milestones

As a business owner and a manager, you should treat your workers like family and treat your business as a home. Think about celebrating the anniversary of workers jobs when they get to 5,10,20 years etc… Celebrating a milestone shows that you remembered their work anniversary and this will make your workers feel incredibly loved and appreciated. You will find that employees who are celebrated will stay with you longer because they will feel more valuable. You will have a dedicated team with you for the rest of your life.

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