Uncategorized · 21 August 2019

Is it time to think about realigning your workforce?

Establishing a healthy workplace culture is a trend on the tip of any good managerial tongue. Today, what all high functioning companies are striving for is an?aligned workforce. Strong employee alignment is crucial in aiding employees to stay focused and maximizing profits for your company.

In the UK, aligned workforces can expect two times the growth in their company’s revenue and team compared to those who are not. So do you have an aligned workforce? Furthermore, how can businesses realign their teams to success?

Keep workers informed

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Do your employees know what is expected of them?
Informing staff about the duties that are required of them might seem like a general protocol, but a global study revealedonly 60% of workers can strongly agree that they know what is expected of them at work.

E-mails, people thought, would revolutionise the way in which business operatives could delegate and communicate with each other at work. However, in today’s busy business climate, only?40% of people read their emails.

To maintain high levels of productivity and open and easy communication, it might be time to rethink what tech-aid you use within your workforce. Utilising instant messaging apps such as Whatsapp or Slack?could be the way forward.

These apps can be easily accessed on smartphones allowing employee and employer to have quick and easy communication ‘on the go’.

An aligned workforce is a business has a clear understanding of its strategy, the personal goals of its staff

Employees need better tech aids

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64% of aligned workers report spending 30 minutes or more switching between apps each day.
Today, those working in an office environment must mentally process 174 newspapers? worth of information each day. In a bid to stay on top of the tech game, as a manager, it may seem like a smart move to introduce every tech appliance you can find. However, this can confuse the workplace and add additional tasks to the busy day.


 
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