Every year people talk about new beginnings, resolutions and ways to better themselves. This year, as company, we have taken on board this idea and moved to a new office. To celebrate our expansion we have written our top 10 tips for creating a better working environment.
Merlinsoft’s Top Ten:
- Every employee has a say
Being able to communicate freely and openly with both your colleagues and managers is an important aspect in any company.
- No ideas are stupid ideas
All ideas and suggestions are welcome.
- Regular meetings
Having regular meetings helps to improve things on a business front as well as sorting internal matters.
- Regular breaks
Having regular breaks helps to boost energy and focus. Never sit at the desk all day.
- Social events
Social events outside of work are important, helps to bring down barriers at work.
- Open-door policy
Managers who have an open-door policy encourage friendly communication and also ensure transparency between managers and workers.
- Natural lighting
Having windows and natural light in the office directly contributes to the amount of energy and sleep employees get. This is important.
- Office clean and attractive
Having a clean and attractive office helps to motivate employees as well as helping them to take pride in their work.
- Healthy competitions
Having internal competitions makes it fun for employees, especially if they get rewards. Increasing morale is a major factor in businesses.
- Attending further educational courses
Being able to attend courses whilst working gives the employee an opportunity to improve and it shows them management encourages this.