Staff Productivity – How to Improve it?

What we wear in the workplace is something that is quite often debated and discussed. Over time, employees of varying industries have kitted themselves out with what their employers think is both practical for more industrious-based jobs and smart in client-facing jobs. But with rules and attitudes changing all the time on how we approach the way we dress our employees, how much does is affect productivity in the workplace? We explore this issue with Jermyn Street Design, suppliers of staff uniforms. Where did uniforms originate from?…

5 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity

Productivity is the key to boosting the fortunes of any organisation – when an organisation is highly productive, it often leads to success. Increased productivity can translate into good customer service and improve employee motivation and morale, creating a happy working environment. As the saying goes, it’s not the number of hours that employees put into work that matters, but instead the amount of work they put into those hours. But it can be hard to judge just how much of a workday is spent productively.…

Effective Ways to Boost Sales

Sales staff are the gatekeepers of revenue. If they do their job well, the gate is open wide and the income rolls in. If they struggle, the whole company can pay the price. Given the immense importance of the sales staff, it’s obvious that any company should be alert to ways to get their sales staff better equipped, trained, and motivated to keep product moving. While bonuses and commissions are a key part of this process, it sometimes takes more than money to get people to do their best. So what can you do to get your sales staff to peak performance?…

How to Harness Your Employees’ Time

The name of the game in this current business century is being more efficient. For years, it was ok to hire employees who simply came to work, did what they wanted at their own pace, and then went home after punching the time clock. We already have robots and other machines to do the menial tasks. That means the only thing your employees should be focusing on is using their time to the best of their ability. It also means you need to look for ways to free them up so that they can do more in less time and accomplish more for the organization.…

6 Ways to Boost your Employees’ Productivity

Understanding exactly how to make your employees more productive can be tricky. Many businesses blame distractions like Facebook, smartphones, and a general lack of motivation. But you don’t have to ban websites and overload your employees with extra work to get them to be more productive. Instead, consider solutions that give them more confidence, a better understanding of their roles, and incentives to do well. Your employees will flourish in a goal-oriented, positive work environment. Provide Ongoing Training Opportunities Many times employees are unproductive because they feel frustrated by a task or a certain aspect of their job.…

How Healthy Employees Boost Productivity

Businesses that invest in employee health programs save money by increasing productivity and decreasing absenteeism and health claims among their workers. By putting in place employee health and wellness programs and incentives, employers can reduce the number of annual preventable injuries and illnesses. These health initiatives may be used as entirely preventative measures or as an incentive and reward system for set time periods of accident and negligent–free productivity. Whether preventative or incentive, these tested health programs tend to advance the employer’s rate of production by directly improving worker morale. Employer’s Health Initiatives for the Body and Mind A business can save an average of 25 percent on the costs of workers’ compensation, absenteeism, and insurance and disability claims, according to an extensive 2012 review of employer health programs conducted by the Chapman Institute.…