Raising your voice at your employees creates poor morale for your team and your practice at large, which affects retention and recruitment. Tone it down and curb your yelling habit with these steps to improve morale and productivity.
January 2022 Articles
Staff-retention problems could be costing you more than you realize. The cost of replacing a single employee is estimated at one-fifth of the employee’s annual salary. What will entice them to stay? Collaboration and communication can improve employee morale and reduce turnover.
If you’re struggling with employee turnover among your younger employees, consider a benefits menu to let your team members prioritize what’s important to them. Try offering a menu of PTO days, tuition reimbursement, gym memberships and more.
Are you paying your team enough to motivate them and prevent turnover? Small adjustments to your fees can fund raises and better benefits. If you want better client service, quality patient care and a higher level of compliance, be willing to pay for it.
Allowing and encouraging your team to express their feelings to each other can improve your workplace culture and lead to improved performance. Create a supportive environment for your team to express emotion at work, and you will reap the benefits.
Independent practices trying to hire these days need to think differently to make their practices places where veterinarians want to work, experts say. How to compete with corporate and get a leg up in the intensively competitive hiring game.