According to a research conducted by Harvard Business Review, 98% of the companies spend time, resources and money in developing and grooming the technical skills required to work in a department. Such a workplace where communication and skills are balanced, withdraws out the highest productivity from the employees. A general term called ‘Behavioral Skills’ can be given to overshadow all the general skills required to survive in a workplace. These skills are learned and practiced and is possible to develop at any given point of time. Let’s go through the five important behavioral skills that can be developed within your employees to get the highest possible productivity:
- Goal Setting: Setting up of goal before starting any work will help the employee as well as the organization to grow. The employees should be trained to align, track and get results from the goal set by them. A substantial increase in the performance of employee and business is observed when an individual employee goals are set positively and effectively.
- Resiliency: Employees should learn how to fight through the heavier stress subtly by balancing work and personal life simultaneously. Leaders should train their employees how to develop resilience to fight stress. This will let the employee focus on the work with much more concentration.
- Communication: The practice of pyramid structure followed in various organizations to communicate is proving to be obsolete these days. In today’s time, the open-door policy is widely accepted. There should be no barrier in communicating to any person in the organization. Communications play a vital role in establishing work culture and patterns in an office space. The qualities like the level of ambiguity and autonomy are directly related to overall personality of the workplace as per a study conducted by Pepperdine University.
- Time Management: This skill is more of the skill of the employee, but organizations can help develop time management skills during their performances. Time management tips can be given to the employees in which they need to prioritize important works first. Managing time brings discipline in routine work which will ultimately be beneficial for the organizations.
- Decision-Making: The employees must have the decision-making capability to adhere to the pace of growth of the organization. The leaders or managers cannot always be available in the organization to help their subordinates. The employees must be provided with real-time situation in trainings to help them get the ability of decision-making.