Importance of Employee Satisfaction
Employee satisfaction is of utmost importance for employees to remain happy and also deliver their level best. Satisfied employees are the ones who are extremely loyal towards their organization and stick to it even in the worst scenario. They do not work out of any compulsion but because they dream of taking their organization to a new level. Employees need to be passionate towards their work and passion comes only when employees are satisfied with their job and organization on the whole. Employee satisfaction leads to a positive ambience at the workplace. People seldom crib or complain and concentrate more on their work.
The first benefit of employee satisfaction is that individuals hardly think of leaving their current jobs. Employee satisfaction in a way is essential for employee retention. Organizations need to retain deserving and talented employees for long term growth and guaranteed success. If people just leave you after being trained, trust me, your organization would be in a big mess. Agreed you can hire new individuals but no one can deny the importance of experienced professionals. It is essential for organizations to have experienced people around who can guide freshers or individuals who have just joined.
Employee attrition is one of the major problems faced by organizations. I dont think an individual who is treated well at the workplace, has ample opportunities to grow, is appreciated by his superiors, gets his salary on time ever thinks of changing his job. Retaining talented employees definitely gives your organization an edge over your competitors as they contribute more effectively than new joinees. Moreover, no new individual likes to join an organization which has a high employee attrition rate. Employees who are not satisfied with their jobs often badmouth their organization and also warn friends and acquaintances to join the same.
Employee satisfaction is essential to ensure higher revenues for the organization. No amount of trainings or motivation would help, unless and until individuals develop a feeling of attachment and loyalty towards their organization. Employees waste half of their time fighting with their counter parts or sorting out issues with them. Trust me; employees who are satisfied with their jobs seldom have the time to indulge in nasty office politics. They tend to ignore things and do not even have the time to crib or fight with others. Satisfied employees are the happy employees who willingly help their fellow workers and cooperate with the organization even during emergency situations. Such employees do not think of leaving their jobs during crisis but work hard together as a single unit to overcome challenges and come out of the situation as soon as possible. For them, their organization comes first, everything else later. They do not come to office just for money but because they really feel for the organization and believe in its goals and objectives. Satisfied employees also spread positive word of mouth and always stand by each other. Instead of wasting their time in gossiping and loitering around they believe in doing productive work eventually benefitting the organization. They take pride in representing their respective organizations and work hard to ensure higher revenues for the organization.
Satisfied employees tend to adjust more and handle pressure with ease as compared to frustrated ones. Employees who are not satisfied with their jobs would find a problem in every small thing and be too rigid. They find it extremely difficult to compromise or cope up with the changing times. On the other hand, employees who are happy with their jobs willing participate in training programs and are eager to learn new technologies, softwares which would eventually help them in their professional career. Satisfied employees accept challenges with a big smile and deliver even in the worst of circumstances.
- Employee Satisfaction - Introduction
- Ways to Improve Employee Satisfaction
- Role of Communication in ES
- Factors Influencing Employee Satisfaction
- Role of Employees in Job Satisfaction
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