We all know there are some real benefits to keeping your employees happy. Workers who are more satisfied with work tend to ask for raises less often than workers who aren’t satisfied (41% versus 54%). Happier employees also miss fewer days, which means more on-the-job productivity.
What’s more, some research suggests that direct employee replacement costs can reach as high as 50-60% of an employee’s annual salary. Clearly it’s worth the investment to keep employees happy, satisfied and engaged for the long haul!
One way companies can do that is through creating a great company culture and a great place to work. As an employer, taking measures to make work spaces more livable, tech friendly and fun to work in will result in improved productivity, boosted creativity and a general joie de vivre among work staff.
Here are seven tips for creating a comfortable workplace for yourself and your employees.