| |May 20199Team manager should also recognize and high-light their teammates every month or quarter under `Shining Star' category, who have contributed in com-pany's success at every level by bringing exemplary examples to display. If recognition is given consistent-ly, it has a significant impact on employee's productiv-ity, engagement, and overall behavior.Monthly, Quarterly & Yearly Celebra-tions Sprinkle Fun to Work LifeHuman resource department of every organization should adopt regular practice to organize monthly get togethers by inviting employees to celebrate their birthdays & wedding anniversaries. Celebration gets even better if any festivity is tuned in the same month. All employees dress-up according to the occasion, and arrangements are catered to, towards team building games, snacks, and drinks. Different choices of food is arranged, which brings smiles on everyone's faces.Management should also decide to invest time and spend money to organize quarterly get-togethers to boost employees' morale and momentum. Yearly par-ties can be organized by inviting employees and their families. Outstation kick-off plans are also a part of employee engagement, which can be considered as a good option.Hold Corporate Town Halls Two-Sided Transparent CommunicationCorporate town hall meetings are an excellent way to communicate change, announce upcoming results, inspire the workforce, or introduce new leadership. Town halls are valuable mediums through which you can disseminate your company's strategic messag-es. Companies should organize quarterly town halls to engage frequently with their employees through an open forum, and discuss some critical topics that would be beneficial from company's standpoint and for employees. This is a very good opportunity to bring topics, which can bring transparency and clar-ity in road ahead. On the basis of questions asked by management, voting system is also planned and de-cisions are undertaken in best interest of company and workers.The Importance of Training & Develop-ment in the WorkplaceTraining presents a prime opportunity to expand the knowledge base of all employees. Training & develop-ment provides both the individual and organizations as a whole with benefits that make the cost & time a worthwhile investment. The return on investment from training & development of employees is really a no brainer.A training program allows you to strengthen those skills that each employee needs to improve. A devel-opment program brings all employees to a higher lev-el so they all have similar skills and knowledge. This helps reduce any weak links within the company who rely heavily on others to complete basic work tasks. Training & Development programs build the employ-ee's confidence because employees have stronger un-derstanding of the industry and the responsibilities of the job. This confidence pushes them to perform even better and think of new ideas that would help them to excel. Continuous training also keeps your employees on the cutting edge of industry developments. Em-ployees who are competent and on top of changing industry standards help your company hold a position as a leader and strong competitor within the industry. Because of the above stated reasons, corporates en-courage and actively participate in nominating their core team members for training sessions as per the program outlined. TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS BUILD THE EMPLOYEE'S CONFIDENCE BECAUSE EMPLOYEES HAVE STRONGER UNDERSTANDING OF THE INDUSTRY AND THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOBVipul Datta
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