Tips To Help Your Employees Work Smarter

by Srikant Chellappa Apr 4,2016

The People Strategy Leaders Podcast

with Srikant Chellappa, CEO

Productivity is a crucial aspect of any organization. And your organizational productivity mostly depends on the productivity of your employees, therefore it is important to get your employees work smarter.

Here are few tips for you to help them work smarter

1. Be clear on expectations

When it comes to setting goals and expectations, let the goals be clear. Let your employees know what you expect from them. Making goals clear make employees feel more responsible and accountable. Understandable goals always work!

2. Set deadlines

When you assign a task to your employees, make sure that you set serious deadlines for it keep following up frequently. Having deadlines drives them to complete the given task effectively before time. And do not set deadlines for one huge task. Divide it into small tasks and set deadlines for these different stages of task. This helps your employees work harder on the smaller stages of the task too!

Also Read: Employee Rewards And Recognition For An Engaged Workforce
3. Provide necessary tools

Every task in the corporate these days uses different software tools. When you set goals and deadlines, also make sure that your employees have proper tools that can help them meet their goals. If you do not want to spend a lot of money on these tools, there are also various versions of these tools that are available for free.

4. Communicate

Communicate with your employees and know their opinions on their work. Try to get new ideas out of them and implement these ideas in your organization. The feeling of being important to the organization is enough to drive your employees and get them work effectively for your organization.

Also Read: How To Give Unbiased Performance Review
5. Track real-time

Tracking your employee performance real-time is one good solution. With this you can tell your employees where they are going wrong and they can improve themselves right away. But make sure that they don’t feel it interrupting, so keep track of your employee performance for shorter periods of time and them talk to them about their improvement ares.

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Srikant Chellappa
CEO & Co-Founder of Engagedly

Srikant Chellappa is the Co-Founder and CEO at Engagedly and is a passionate entrepreneur and people leader. He is an author, producer/director of 6 feature films, a music album with his band Manchester Underground, and is the host of The People Strategy Leaders Podcast. He is currently working on his next book, Ikigai at the Workplace, which is slated for release in the fall of 2024.

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