There is a phenomenon in recent days that how to hook employees to the organization culture and long term retention. Relaxed work schedules, flexible working hours and friendly with fun oriented work environment are the major tools in keeping employees happy. While accepting the offer employees consider many factors like better salary, higher designation, more challenging job profile and better growth and brand image of the company. Many surveys have been conducted to know the pulse of employees and their views to jell with an organization. Below facts may helpful to hook the employees to their job:
Relaxed work schedule: Many companies are offering work from home option and it encourages employees to give their best by working from their own pace and place without any tension. Companies like Google giving choices to the employees to experiment and innovate on their own are hot choices. Even the IT sector also trying to come out from the stress busted work environments and make their employees tense free work environment.
Working hours: Nowadays companies are allowing their employees to work less working hours and enjoy work life balance and higher retention levels. GE India allowed their employees to work 8 hours on a day and 5 days per week. Due to long work hours much younger generation hesitate to accept the offers and young millennials look for factors like flexi timing and work from home options. Long working hours on daily basis will encourage employees think in a way that to look for another job.
Fun oriented, friendly work environment: Work places which offer fun and friendly work environment will offer high levels of employee engagement. Companies like Microsoft and Coca-cola provides good work culture to their employees. A friendly and co-operative atmosphere leads to happier and more engaged employees.
Growth opportunities at work place: Even the learning and career growth development programs allow employees to retain with same company for many years. EXL India gives an opportunity to their employees to move up to the career ladder by giving chance to in house employees. It is very important to update themselves with changing technology trends of the present market to sustain long term.