What Are Your Employees Looking For Other Than Money

Posted on Dec 5 2014 - 8:20am by Alexandra Ashton

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Employees are the most important part of every company, no matter how big it is. It doesn’t matter in which area your company does business in; you will always need to rely on your employees. If you have a big company it can’t be easy to notice every employee. But whenever you can, you should try to find a time for that. Did you know that recognition is one of the main factors that motivate your employees? Just by taking the time to notice the efforts of one of your employees, you are boosting his productivity. People tend to try to do their best when they know somebody is noticing their efforts. Money is great motivator, but people tend to crave for tangible things. There was an 80.4 % growth in worker productivity from 1973 to 2011 despite the fact there was only 10.7 % growth in median hourly pay.

Behavioral experts think that to make a workplace more efficient you need use Self – Determination Theory. This theory claims that efficiency in the workplace is best achieved through an environment that provides autonomy, competence and relatedness. Applying this theory will mean concentrating on needs and strengths of every employee. Even though this will take some time to apply this strategy, it will definitely help to boost efficiency of company. In this infographic you will one couple of interview questions that you need to ask your new recruits but also your current employees.  If you use these questions you will be able to find out the strengths of you employees and the ways you can make them more productive. For example, you might find out in what kind of team that person would perform best. With the help of this interesting infographic you will learn everything you can do to boost the productivity of your company.

About the Author

Alexandra Ashton, Communications at Neomam Studios , the UK based Infographic Agency. Alexandra is a content and design enthusiast with a keen eye for detail.