10 things you can do today to make employees happy

It’s really not that hard to make your staff feel like they matter.

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Follow these tips and transform employee relations in your company.

1. Provide incentives. Believe it or not, sometimes a paycheck is not enough to cause an employee to work hard. To break up the monotony, consider providing interesting incentive plans to give them something else to work towards.

2. Shorten emails. We’re all overrun with email these days. Think twice before sending the staff an email that reads more like a book. Instead, get right to the point, and use bullet points and bolded words to draw attention to key information.

3. Plan your meetings. No one likes unexpected meetings. Do your best to plan staff meetings well in advance. And as with email, keep them to the point. No one likes to attend a meeting that feels like a waste of time.

4. Tuition reimbursement. You always want to encourage employees to better themselves. One way to do this is to institute a full or partial tuition reimbursement program. If an employee wants to gain additional education that will help them within your company, why not help fund it? Everybody wins.

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