Have you ever walked into a store or a bank and blatantly witnessed an unprofessional employee and vowed never to return? Have you ever run a business and was ready to throw your hands up in the air at a staff that just didn’t care about their service skills? Have you ever been an employee that was just unmotivated to do better? If so, this is for you.
Professionalism and Motivation
One of the key things to remember is that an employee will not have the motivation to better themselves if an employer puts the focus on the company, not the individual. Motivation comes from within. When an employee sees that it will benefit them in some way, they are more likely to participate in enrichment activities and to act in a more professional manner.
Emphasizing the importance of professionalism, regardless of the trade or industry is not enough. Showing how it will better a person’s life and future will. When they can envision what they can become, what the target is, they will strive to reach it and reach goals to accomplish the mission- which will ultimately benefit the company.
The Employee as an Individual
Each individual arrives to work with the incentive of receiving a paycheck. Some seek career advancement, the development of skills, and the opportunity to advance themselves. When arriving at work just becomes a matter of receiving payment, the company will suffer. Ensuring that the focus is on the individual and what they can accomplish from the new mission of striving to be the best, will stimulate a competitive spirit that will better the company as a whole.
If employees are offered opportunities to grow, that could potentially lead them to climb the social or opportunistic ladder, they will more inclined to increase their … Read More