Five tips for improving work output

The new year is here, which means if you haven’t already, now is the time to put into place what changes you want to see in terms of work output, throughout 2022 and beyond – and remember it’s never too late! 


To help, below are five top tips you can implement throughout your business and pretty much straight away. 


1) Improve team building


Gathering together the strongest team(s) is one of the biggest hurdles any owner/HR department will face. To keep it simple, focus on one goal. Make it clear in the job advertisement exactly what you want from potential employees. To take it a step further, an understanding of how the modern applicant searches for a role(s) (like using social media and reading company reviews), may influence your habits. 


2) Go completely paperless


You’d be surprised just how many companies still insist on paper communication either partially or completely. Make life simpler by introducing an internal communications tool or re-train staff on one that perhaps you aren’t using properly. 

Amongst other things, it also helps the company reduce its carbon footprint which is something both clients and employees are keen on. 


3) Make changes to fit COVID Guidelines


We realise this might be getting quite boring now, but COVID compliance should still be one of the priorities for all Human Resource departments – and this will continue into 2022.

This also needs to be communicated regularly to staff. Working from home is the big talking point and whether or not your staff feel comfortable returning to the office on a flexible basis or not.  


4) Update and upgrade the employee review processes


Every employee should have an employment contract and should want to perform to the best of their ability – but finding ways to ensure that this is the case is important throughout their time with the organisation.

A good resolution this new year is to analyse the existing review process. When it’s updated and refined to effectively gain accurate results and help inspire workers to do more, the influence on the entire business can be huge.


5) Stay happy


Life and particularly our working life is too short to be unhappy. As a leader, your team look to you for positivity – so with this in mind, make a conscious effort to keep morale high by being positive and happy. Regular meetings and discussions about staff wellbeing are always a good idea.


So, there’s just a few tips you can consider for this working year and beyond. Don’t forget that rewarding staff for achieving milestones or hitting targets can also help with morale and improve office culture. 

Asda for Business corporate gift cards are a great way to say ‘thank you’, ‘well done’, ‘congratulations’, or anything else for that matter! You can even provide them as an employee benefit. And when you choose Asda corporate gift cards your recipient gets so much more…

Head over to our dedicated page today to see what rewards you and your staff can claim.

Happy New Year!