2020, the year of uncertainty is finally coming to end though we still don’t know what’s in store for us in the future but we can still make resolutions that help us enhance our existing employee experience while going our way forward in 2021. Here are five new year resolutions your company should work and invest in to streamline the journey of their candidates as they transition into the workplace and their way forward:
1. Normalizing Remote Work
With the majority of companies transitioning to remote work, it has become very important for organizations to foster a sense of belonging for remote workers. Make a resolution on streamlining all virtual #HR processes right from onboarding to learning and development. There should be a heightened focus on enhancing an employee’s virtual journey by providing them with flexibility in terms of location and working hours. This practice will not only enhance their experience but also your company’s overall productivity, innovation and collaboration.
2. Prioritize Employee Well-Being
Another resolution you should take this year is to enhance employee experience by introducing ‘Employee Assistance Program” to support their well-being through essential resources, self-help tools, counseling sessions and educational case studies. It will not only help you attract and retain talent but also play an integral part in enhancing employee efficiency and productivity.
3. Investing In Technology For A More Collaborative Experience
Gone are the days when organizations would survive by traditional processes, it’s time to integrate technology in your everyday processes. AI has surely help streamline several HR processes such as learning and development, performance management, talent management, etc which eventually helps in making an employee’s journey – an easy flowing once. Invest your time and money in tools which can help your remote workers maximize their productivity and generate more output for your business.
4. Invest in their Training & Development
An employee experience doesn’t end after their onboarding, your objective should be to enhance their entire tenure at your workplace. Incorporate new learning and development strategies to build core competencies while bridging the skill gap needed to sustain even in uncertain times. Advanced learning opportunities and resources can improve employee performance while increasing employee satisfaction.
5.Implement New Workplace Safety Protocols
Before anything else, it’s workplace safety which is the most critical aspect for your employees. Plan and implement new policies and norms to ensure the health and safety of your workforce. Right from mitigating potential risks to utilizing technology to promote safety, from implementing successful workplace safety programs to consistently communicating them timely, plan it all to ensure that your employee feels safe when returning back to office.