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Building a Company Culture that Retains Workers

November 15, 2021

What draws workers to a company? It could be good wages or benefits, or it might be the company’s reputation. What makes them leave? A company culture that doesn’t align with expectations. Retaining your staff may require you to analyze and tweak your company culture.

  • Workers want to be engaged. They want coaching and mentoring, feedback, and recognition for their accomplishments.
  • Management should know their employees’ strengths and weaknesses. It’s important to cross-train staff members, take the time to talk to them and ask if they like what they’re doing, and watch for employees who might be good for a leadership position.
  • Tangible rewards should go beyond salary. Provide incentives like gift certificates for employees who meet goals or achieve something remarkable. Perfect attendance is one example of an accomplishment to be rewarded, but smart managers will find many opportunities to reward achievements.
  • Successful companies take care of their employees. Basics like clean, comfortable working environments, flexible shifts, and recognition for jobs well done will go a long way in retaining employees.

At Atlas Toyota Material Handling, we don’t just sell forklifts, we help companies thrive. We’ll work with you to customize warehouse solutions that meet your needs and maximize your organization and efficiency, and we’ll provide training to help optimize your staff’s potential. We also carry a wide assortment of forklifts, with four facilities, factory-trained technicians, and a large forklift service fleet that provide 24/7 service throughout Chicagoland. For more information, contact us through our website.

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