Company culture is something that grows as your company grows. It’s also something that you always want to have in good standing. However, there are a few things that can totally kill the culture of your company which can really affect the turnover in your company in a not-so-good way. Here are a few things that you don’t need in your business that can affect your company’s culture.
Say no to jerks ladies and gentlemen. They’re extremely toxic, harmful, and unhealthy for your business. Not to mention they’re disruptive and can interrupt everyone else’s productivity. Isn’t it amazing how much power one person can have over your entire workplace just because they’re a jerk? Jerks can spread their negativity pretty much everywhere. Probably to even you and you’re the BOSS! YIKES! Realistically it’s only a matter of time before the advice of ignoring them becomes hard to do for your other employees. No one in their right mind likes to work with that type of person so this can make your other employees want to work elsewhere, which will leave your company culture suffering.
When it comes to work, tell your employees to leave the egos that they may have at home! Having egos in the workplace isn’t healthy one bit. Honestly, no one is better than the next person. Everyone brings a particular skill set to your company and they work for one general purpose and that purpose is to better your business! Every employee in your business works under the same roof. Every employee uses their dedication and hard work to drive success to your business. People who have large egos don’t work well with their co-workers. They’re so focused on the “I” instead of the “We”. Oh, and they put the icing on the cake as far as transparency. For a company culture to truly excel you need team players who are transparent and don’t have their own agenda. You need employees who are going to look at the bigger picture. You need employees who focus on the company’s goals and not just their own goals.
NO LAZY WORKERS!
No way Jose! Lazy workers totally kill your company’s culture-big time! Honestly, how did they even get hired in the first place? Lazy workers are the people you just don’t want in your workplace. They could affect your current shining star employees greatly. For example, you have a particular employee who is super lazy. His name is Travis and he has been with the company for a few months. Travis works in the sales department of your business. He comes to work every day and barely moves a finger. You’re beginning to notice that Travis’ assignments have stopped coming in on time and often he’s nowhere near to be found during the workday. All of Travis’ direct co-workers have to continually pick up after him because he never gets his work done which causes them to lose sight of what they need to get done.
His work ethic continues to fade as the months go on and your other employees are noticing that it’s taking a huge toll on them. It’s your job, as the boss, to conduct disciplinary action for Travis’ recent work behavior. You don’t want to lose your valued employees in your sales department due to employee unfairness. You have no choice now but to do so because your other employees are beginning to run into your office complaining. If not, you could risk employee turnover, a loss in productivity, and a loss in profit.
The bottom line here, your company’s culture says a lot about your business. Contact us today to get help from an experienced staffing agency. We have an amazing Job Search page that makes it easy to both share and find open positions. You can learn more about our staffing services here. We look forward to hearing from you soon!