46 percent of the main cause of stress is the workload of an employee, with people issues at 28 percent, followed by juggling work and personal lives and job security at 6 percent.
-The American Institute of Stress
As the HR leaders, one can lessen stress in the workplace by creating a healthy workplace environment. A healthy workplace environment is the best to maintain positive results in a stressful atmosphere. A healthy workplace environment is good for the firm as it could lead to bringing more sales and revenue for the business.
A leader should adopt an appropriate employee engagement strategy to not only understand a problem but also to seek ways to fix it with better and unique solutions. To reduce the stress of the employees, here are a few ways, which can be helpful to supercharge the employee engagement.
HR has the great power of employee engagement
Doing employee engagement in the best manner will offer human resources professionals that the way they are required to supercharge their business and make a great deal of variation. Success is mostly dependent on suing and understanding the main tools. It is important that they think smarter about and have more freedom to make better, more effective decisions, from anywhere at any time quicker. Ultimately, so they can carry things forward with more confidence.
Enhance the employee development
An essence of struggle at work, without a main career path, can be a main cause of serious anxiety and stress among the employees. Surviving in such conditions of uncertainty leads to more turnover rates, especially in the most talented employees. Ensure that every person is in a position that completely utilizes their skills and talents and those they are recognized for their best performance. Each employee in the team must have a development plan. HR leaders must have one-to-one meetings with every individual employee to discuss progress, and offer certain steps to enhance their productivity.
One of the main goals of engagement strategies is to maintain the employees informed on the latest happenings of the organization. If they feel left out of the loop about issues, which are essential to their day-to-day life at work can result in a way of disconnection from the company and also might scare about the future. The top engagement strategy is that the leaders can follow it by undergoing certain periodic meetings, to inform the members on latest happenings in terms of management planning, to reaffirm shared objectives and values, and dispel any sense of being left out. Emphasize every individual’s contribution as well as importance to the firm’s mission, and express appreciation for their efforts.
Get each employee’s reviews/ feedback
Stress, dissatisfaction and frustration are outcomes of lack of opportunity to express criticisms and opposing ideas. Knowing the HR better will leads to creating it simpler for every individual to know the management’s plans. It is highly recommended to offer a confidential feedback or reviews from every individual ad also to safely give any type of free criticisms or other awkward feedback they may want or are required to give, but they might feel uncomfortable to deliver their inputs directly.
Communication, culture and coordination
It is very crucial that the human resources professional are communicating with the employees more than the usual. This will be very useful for them to stay connected. By doing meetings more often, conducting knowledge-sharing sessions, contributing for the information about the company, as well as thoroughly participating in both formal as well as informal communications are good.
Culture defines an organization’s brand, identity, or reputation. The HR leaders are required to strictly follow structured modeling where the feedback is taken positively as well as the demands of customers are met without compromising on the quality of service. The hr leaders should effectively monitor the commitments that are shown especially in the internal working relationships.
Coordination mainly related to the specific tasks. By breaking down on all the projects into many tasks, the employee engagement will be related to the unique task, which is also of a great priority. The planning of tasks always revolves around the planning of workforce. One can expect great deal of coordination when there are sub-teams present in an organization, where they are assigned for a task to work on together and also to report accordingly to another team or to a senior.