Enhancing the Image of Your Workplace
A business with a good public image can attract customers to your business and perhaps make a customer out of them. So today business are very careful how they build their brand reputation, not wanting any negative feedback in social media sites to affect the reputation that they are trying to build up. It is a difficult task to make the best impression on potential customers in everything you do. But, if you only dwell with maintaining a positive image, then you are missing some very important assets in your success, and these are your employees. You need to give value to your most important assets and the first link to your customers. So how can unhappy employees make or customers happy? They can’t. If they don’t think that your business is that great then it will be written all over their faces when they deal with your customers. Here are some of the ways that you can cultivate a positive image in your employees.
Giving your employees a workplace that is conducive to productivity is one of the ways you can value them. If employee are met daily by air pollution coming from dirty furniture, dirty carpets and poor air quality, then you need to do something to free them from this kind of workplace situation. Hiring a carpeting cleaning company to clean the workplace and putting an A/C unit to cool the place would be good for your employees and it encourages them to be more productive. It is not only dusting furniture but it is more important to disinfect them.
Give comfort to your employees by providing appliances which they can use. One great way to give value to your employees if providing them a place where they can have their breaks and rest time and where they can drink their coffee and eat their snacks. A small kitchen with a quality kettle, dishwasher and microwave oven will do for starters. There should also be different kinds of drinks or a supply of fresh fruits.
Make sure that your employee’s furniture is comfortable. This is because they are spending at most 10 hours each day in the office and if they have poor quality furniture it will become an obstacle to productivity. They can start complaining of back pain or lack of concentration. It can cost you in terms of employee productivity if you have bad chairs. If you change to ergonomic chairs or standing desks then it can sure change your employees behavior and health.
Make sure that your employees feel your care for them. This will affect the way they handle the customers of your company.