5 Top tips for successfully managing your employees

June 16, 2016

Are you struggling to manage your team? Maybe you’re processing into a managerial role? Then here are 5 secrets to good employee management that you need to know:

Praise and reward your employees

Maximise positive reinforcement and praise employees for their hard work. Make sure they know that the business could not function without them and that they are a value to the company. Do not disregard the negative aspects of their performance. You should always try to find ways to improve.

Communication

Learn how to communicate effectively with your employees, even if this is different with each individual. Your management style must be consistent. You should also be straightforward and honest. This will allow you to gain the respect you need off your employees in order for your business to run smoothly.

Accept responsibility

Don’t pass the blame onto your employees. If you have made a mistake, own up to it. The worst thing you can do is accuse your employees of something they haven’t done. This can cause your staff to lose trust in you and decrease your credibility.

Confront problems

Whether someone is not performing to a good enough standard or there are conflicts between your employees you need to confront these problems. These need to be sorted straight away; don’t just leave them to get worse. By addressing these issues it will allow people to perform better and create a calm working environment.

Believe in your employees

Support your employee’s growth within your business. Let them know that they are valuable to you and without them the business couldn’t function and be successful. Support your employee’s in their growth and open up new opportunities for them to progress onto. Believing in your employees will increase motivation and help productivity.
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Sharnie Carter

Passionate about marketing and education. Currently studying a CIM Level 6 Diploma in Professional Marketing via distance learning. When I'm not working or studying, I'm spending time with my young son and husband or hinching!

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