An advertising agency or any company from any field progresses when their teams are satisfied and motivated at their workplace. Every organization runs on its employees. If you do not have a good team, there is a good chance that your organization or business will fail. And if you have acquired a good team that is efficient and does its job sincerely and for some reason, you fail to provide them comfort or incentives at the workplace, you will lose your A-team, and eventually, you’re A-game too.
People working in a creative agency dealing with multiple things at the same time. They are required to multitask and have an eye on everything that is going on in their respective areas. And when individuals are involved in different aspects of their job, they require some sort of comfort at their workplace. And for this comfort, there are many things that need to be considered by the upper management. Some of them, we will talk about today.
- Comfortable chairs and proper workstations
- Coffee/Tea breaks
- Proper ventilation
- Good Wi-Fi facility
- Proper parking system
- Defined work hours
- Paid leaves
- Biannual or annual bonuses
- Timely appraisals
- Health insurance etc.
There are many other factors that play an important role in making the team members comfortable at their workplace. But for now, we will be talking about these 10.
Comfortable chairs and proper workstations
It might seem weird to some people that this is put at the top of the list because it is the most basic thing and because it is the most basic thing, it becomes important. If the employees do not have proper workstations they will keep getting distracted and that would affect their work efficiency. Comfortable chairs mean they will remain seated and be comfortable enough to work with focus. Separate workstations ensure that no one bothers another unnecessarily and they can all work in peace.
Small breaks during the day are very important. Coffee or Tea Time lets them chat a little bit, know each other a little better which helps establish a bond between them and eventually helps the whole team because when the team members trust each other, they can work better together. So, it is important to have these little breaks.
Again, very basic, but very important for them to feel comfortable and focused. The workplace should not be stuffed or suffocating because that will cause inefficiency and unnecessary trouble.
Good Wi-Fi facility
Since we are living in the digital world and most of our work, research is done online, there must be good working Wi-Fi at the office. It gets very frustrating for everyone at work to perform their tasks when the internet is not working properly. Since we are providing advertising and marketing services in Pakistan, we make sure that our teams, especially the digital department have an active internet connection so that they
Proper parking system
A proper parking system is also important. It keeps the employees worry-free about their vehicles and lets them focus on their work. It is a very small thing but goes a long way when you think about the comfort of your employees.
Defined work hours
Now, the most important aspect of keeping the employees comfortable and relaxed at the workplace is defined work hours. It is considered pretty normal for an advertising agency to have late sittings on a regular basis. But this causes more harm than good and no one realizes this until it’s too late. If they are not leaving on time, they will not get to rest properly at their homes because everyone has responsibilities at home too, and eventually, work would suffer.
Paid leaves also make sure that the employees know they are valued in their workplace and rely on it in case of any emergency.
Biannual or annual bonuses
Monetary incentives are a great way to keep your employees motivated to work harder and achieve better.
Timely appraisals are also important for an employee to feel comfortable at the workplace. They should know what is coming their way and it helps keep them motivated.
Benefits like health insurance are very important if you wish to keep your A-team on board.
These steps may seem irrelevant to some but trust me they play a very crucial role in keeping an organization intact.