Whilst the idea of building a ‘happy workplace’ is all-too-often written off as ‘PC nonsense’, ‘being soft’, etc, IMO, the benefits of a happy workplace are simply too important to ignore.
Aside from the fact that it’s more pleasant to work in a place where people are happy, stats clearly show that a happier workforce increases engagement, productivity, profits, etc and reduces important things such as time off due to ‘illness’, workplace complaints, conflict, WHS incidents, and staff turnover.
With all that in mind, why wouldn’t you invest in creating a happier workplace!?!
By: Stephanie Zillman – HC Online – 27/02/2014
When your employees are happy, they are also more creative, productive, less likely to leave the company, less absent, and less conflicts at work which means more money and better product.
It’s a win-win situation: successful employees are happy employees, and vice versa. When workers are happy at the workplace, they want to work harder and smarter. They are also more creative, productive, less likely to leave the company, less absent, and have fewer conflicts at work which ultimately means more money and better product. That’s according to Diane Lang, a psychotherapist, author and speaker, who offers 15 ways to make employees happy. Continue reading