Do you feel morale beginning to wane at your company? Even if you don’t, it’s important to create a positive workplace where people feel happy and comfortable on the job. While everyone has bad days and sometimes may not want to come to the office, there are things you can do to make your space more inviting, fun and productive. Here are four characteristics of a positive work environment your team will be proud to be a part of.
Create a Positive Workplace with These 4 Characteristics
- Meaningful Work Assignments
Even if employees are lower on the executive totem pole, they should be given relevant, meaningful work assignments. Offering a sense of ownership over their projects give your team members pride in their work, which can make them feel more committed to the company overall.
- Transparent Communication
Open communication can go a long way in creating a positive work environment. Employees who feel information is being withheld from them can be less trusting and have lower engagement on the job. Always keep team members in the loop on relevant projects and consider holding open office hours or asking for feedback on a regular basis.
- Healthy Work-Life Balance
A positive work environment is respectful of employees’ diverse needs and promotes a healthy work-life balance. Allowing your team to take advantage of flex time or telecommuting options is a great way to show you care about their family life and value their contribution to your team. If these options don’t work for your company, allow them to take personal phone calls if necessary or offer flexible lunch hours; happy employees produce higher quality work.
- Workplace Excitement
No matter the task at hand, you should convey a sense of excitement about it to your team. Did you just land a big new client? Have you found a new organizational system that will save time? The enthusiasm you and your workers have for your job will also rub off on your customers and fans, which can make your company more profitable.
Your team members are more likely to stay at your company if you offer a positive work environment. What steps do you take to instill a positive work environment?
If you’re a job seeker looking for work at a great company, check out these great job opportunities we have below.
July Open Job Listings at JPS
At Josephine’s Professional Staffing, we’re always seeking new talent and candidates that may be a fit for our open job listings. Here are the current positions we’re hiring for:
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Registered Nurse
- Licensed Vocational Nurse
- Medical Assistant
- Surgical Technician
- Member Services Representative
- Material Handler – Warehouse
- Mechanical Assembler
- Project Accountant
- Project Engineer
- QA/QC with Water Treatment Experience
- Admin Assistant
- Account Clerk
- Customer Service Representative, must be bilingual in Spanish
- Customer Service Representative with SAP experienced
- QA Supervisor, must be bilingual in Spanish/Portuguese
- Auto CAD, must have electrical background
How to Apply: Are you interested in any of these open job listings? We use an extensive recruitment process to screen all employment applicants. Job seekers should submit a completed resume and complete an online application. Once we receive your online application, a Staffing Manager will contact you for a phone interview.