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December 4, 2016 by
aliereadvisors
We’ve posted a lot about how to recognize poor employee morale and what to do about it, as well as the risks of poor morale at your organization.

However, we have yet to talk about the “plethora” of benefits associated with positive employee morale in your office. There are many advantages to employees having positive and enthusiastic attitudes and being – overall – happy.

To give you the full scope of how effective these attitudes are, we wanted to share with you the benefits to be reaped from a positive and warm environment. Take a look at them here.

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The Benefits of Positive Employee Morale in Your Office

It encourages a stronger community

According to Forbes, the positive attitudes of employees helps to promote friendships within the office.

Those who are happier are more likely to be friendly and open to building relationships within the office, are more apt to participate in office events, and are all around more welcoming to teammates old and new.

A stronger community within your organization will increase employee satisfaction as well as retention rates.

More highly motivated employees

Those who have a stronger sense of morale and happiness at work are more likely to be highly motivated in their role.

This will increase creativity and innovation when it comes to coming up with new ideas or problem solving. This will also encourage employees to go the extra mile more often and will result in higher quality work overall.

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Higher productivity levels

Generally, employees that are happier and more enthusiastic about their job will have higher productivity levels, leading to work being completed at a faster rate.

This is a win-win situation as it increases the profitability of your business while providing employees with accelerated opportunities for raises and promotions, as well as a heightened sense of satisfaction in themselves.

Reduced absenteeism

The happier employees are with their job, the less likely they will be to unexpectedly call out and use their sick days just to skip out on work.

This will save your company money as less resources will be wasted. It is highly more likely for disengaged and unhappy employees to be chronically absent from work.

The less employees are out of the office, the less likely they are to fall behind on work, becoming overwhelmed or stressed.

Enhanced employee collaboration

Employees who are more upbeat and enthusiastic will naturally work better together in a group or team setting. Their ideas will be free-flowing and they will be more open to hearing the opinions and feedback of others.

Their increased loyalty to your company will motivate them to work through issues with colleagues to effectively work together.

How a PEO Can Help

With all of that evidence – it is quite clear: employee morale can have a huge effect on your business. When employees are happy, your workplace is more productive and, all in all, more profitable.

A PEO can help you to manage morale levels in the most effective way. To find the best PEO for your organization, take advantage of our complimentary competitive analysis today.

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