The Importance of Employee Experience and Productivity

Paul Silvio, Vice President
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Creating positive employee experience increases productivity throughout your company. Because the staff has choices for where they are employed, they want to perform work they enjoy for an organization that values their contributions. When employees love what they do, are supported by their manager, and receive recognition for their accomplishments, they remain productive. This increases retention rates and encourages other top performers to work for your business. As a result, having positive employee experience necessary for company success.   

Find out how to create a positive employee experience to increase productivity throughout your company.  

What Defines Employee Experience 

The employee experience includes the perceptions staff have about their work experiences that result from their interactions with the company. The employee experience consists of every interaction from onboarding to departure. Managers, transparency, and inclusiveness of communication, comfort, and safety in the workplace, support of leadership, inclusivity of culture, diversity, and relevance of technology all impact employee experience. A positive experience makes staff excited to go to work. They feel their contributions are meaningful and essential to the business. This increases employee engagement, attraction, and retention. 

How Employee Experience Impacts Engagement  

Employee experience plays a significant role in engagement. Enjoying their work, managers, colleagues, and the company keeps them engaged. This increases commitment to job performance and the organization. If employees feel their voices are not being heard or their efforts are not helping the company, they disengage. These staff members are absent often and leave the organization sooner, increasing turnover rates.  

How Managers Impact Employee Experience  

Managers directly influence employee experience. The most important thing managers can do is treat team members as they want to be treated. Managers should think about the type of experience they want and how they can offer it to staff. This creates an environment that attracts employees and makes them want to refer their friends. This may include requesting ideas to move the company forward and letting the team develop and implement the best ones. Providing regular training and development opportunities, grooming team members for faster promotions, and offering additional tools for career management are also helpful. These methods increase productivity.    

Tips to Create Positive Employee Experience 

Implement an organization-wide plan to create a positive employee experience. Invest in current technology to streamline communication and processes. Encourage staff to share files and information, chat, and recognize coworkers’ accomplishments. Promote open communication throughout the business. Ensure employees know whom to connect with about an issue and whether to reach out through an email, phone call, or visit. Show that dialogue is valued and secure to promote respect and trust. Encourage empathy in all interactions. These actions increase productivity throughout the business.   

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Because employee experience begins with the recruiting process, let Alexander Technology Group help you get off to a good start. We meet with you to discuss your business needs and what you are looking for in a candidate, then match you with professionals who have what you need. Get started with us today.  

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