9 effective ways used to identify struggling employees
9 effective ways used to identify struggling employees There is a time comes in every employee’s life when they are going through tough phase of extreme depression and tension because of workload and doing difficult tasks assigned to them, as difficult tasks comes with challenges as well as great responsibility and sometimes due to responsibility it leads to stress and tension in their life which is very common as it happens with most of the people doing jobs. Finding that they are struggling is not rocket science but for that, some measures are to be taken seriously like mentioned below.
Identifying, helping a struggling employee is very necessary for an employer to make a healthy environment in the company and to get the work done.
1) Conversation leads to identify the problems:
As we all know how important it is to communicate, doing one on one communication with an employee leads to a healthy relationship between them and a better work environment. When an employee gets the friendly environment they share their needs, their problems and this will help in identifying their struggles and to eradicate them several measures can be taken which will work for their betterment. One on one communication can be done in the way of getting regular updates and reports of their work.
“YOU CAN GET A SOLUTION TO EACH AND EVERY PROBLEM IF YOU DISCUSS IT”
2) Get them out of work :
As an employer getting them out of work and office is as necessary as taking work from them, as sometimes taking them out for a dinner or a party leads to create a friendly atmosphere between employee and an employer and people only shares their problems or struggles when they get a friendly atmosphere and when they think that someone is really interested to hear them. It is a very good way to know their struggles and problems. By sharing something a person feels relief which leads to eradicate their half of the problem.
3)Just observe and trust them:
When someone doing things like spending more time in the canteen or near the coffee machine rather than being on the desk, at that time trusting them is the biggest favor which should be done. we should just observe them and never ask questions directly about their problem as no one can express them correctly if direct questions are asked, rather relieving them by giving them easy work is the best thing which can be done.
4) Motivate from time to time:
An employer should always motivate about the work to his/her employees from time to time as motivation plays an important role in everybody’s life. When employees get motivated about their work from time to time and when they know the value of their work and about its benefits for the company and then they will work with more dedication and also they will share their problems. This can help in finding their struggles and the struggles can be sorted effectively.
5) Talk with their colleagues:
By talking with other employees or their colleagues their struggles can find out easily, this is the best way as employees are generally comfortable with each other and they share a lot of things about life, work, and their co-workers know them better about how they’re doing and about their problems.
6) Discuss their work from time to time:
As communication plays an important role, an employer should always discuss with employees about their work, what are the things that make their job easier and what makes it difficult for them, and try to give them work according to their strengths. Remove the obstacles which are affecting their performance and due to which they are not able to work properly and feeling stress or struggling. By discussing it can find out very easily the things due to which they are struggling. It’s an effective way to find the struggling employees.
7) Examine their social media activities:
An employer should always keep an eye on social media activities of his/her employees as when they are are in tension and stress it affects their social media activities which can be seen, if an employer keeps an eye regularly on their activities it can be useful in finding about struggle which they are facing and due to which their work has been affected and also their growth is not happening in an organization which is necessary for an employee and for his/her career.
8) Make a better understanding:
Your employees will never ask for help as they want to remain confident in their work and in front of you, but when you ask them if they need any help in their work maybe they will share their needs and if they don’t need any help and if they don’t have any issues, problems in their work they can simply tell nothing. As when there is a better understanding is there between employees and boss everyone works with ease and in this way their struggles can find out.
9) Connect them in meetings:
Giving more respect to the employees and by connecting them through board meetings an employer can connect more to his employees which eventually leads to finding their struggles, problems. As employees get more attention and when they know the company strategies and everything is open in there between every member of an organization they will share everything, by which struggles of an employee can find out easily.
An employer should treat their employees like humans and also he/she should create a friendly environment so that an employee can share his/her struggles or problems whatever he/she is facing while working. By treating them well an employer does the favor and in return, they get the best of the work from the employees as everyone wants to work with an organization where you get respect for your work and where someone really appreciates their work. An employer should always look for the betterment of employees and he/she should eradicate the struggles, obstacles they are facing in their work