With the current status of the skills market in manufacturing, it's important to retain your great employees! From millennials to those close to retiring age, it's a good idea to make sure your employees have a good work-life balance and feel accomplished at work. You can do this by offering some flexible schedules, promoting a positive culture, and listening to your employees' needs. Industry Week said, "Workers are increasingly valued for their individual contributions to the job as opposed to just being a 'pair of hands.' and much work has been done on how to create a work-life balance."
Rather than have these skilled workers retire, Ingersoll Rand moves them to where they can best contribute (such as coaching or mentoring other employees), which enables the company and culture to retain those years of knowledge and experience.These values, and the investment by the company to achieve these values through specific programs creates a collective feeling of belonging to a work “community” that cares about employees.Read More