Benefits of Healthy Work Relationships

4 Tips to Improve Your Work Experience

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Building strong relationships at work is easier than it sounds. According to Mindtools.com, human beings are naturally social creatures, we crave friendship and positive interactions, so it makes sense that the better our relationships are at work, the happier and more productive we are going to be.  Is the majority of your time spent at work? If you answered yes, then please proceed to read the following tips below.

  1. Company gatherings and events
    • Celebrations give employees the chance to be recognized for their hard earned accomplishments and milestones
    • This is the best time to converse with fellow staff and to further build new and existing relationships
  1. Team building exercises
    • There are many great benefits of team building exercises, which include:
      • Better communication among staff
      • Motivates employees
      • Promotes creativity
      • Develops problem-solving skills
      • Breaks the barrier
  1. Communication
    • Remember to stay focused on the current topic
    • Listening carefully to what others say is critical because it gives you the opportunity to connect with them
    • Effective communication in the workplace is key to company success because being able to understand what people are saying as well as being able to get your point across is the key to developing outstanding relationships
  1. Spread Positivity
    • Being positive can lead to less stress
      • Researchers have concluded that being optimistic can lead to:
        1. Increased life span
        2. Lower levels of distress
        3. Better psychological and physical well-being
        4. Better coping skills during hardships and times of stress
      • Friendliness in the workplace can make the atmosphere more positive and result in a higher job satisfaction among employees
        • According to co, employees who have positive interactions with each other are also more likely to feel happy at work
        • Thus leading to outstanding productivity

There are many benefits of having healthy workplace relationships with your peers. It improves productivity and overall well-being. The tips above will help develop and maintain outstanding relationships amongst coworkers.

At Nova Medical Centers we specialize in Occupational Health. From our outstanding services to our convenient electronic systems, we are here to provide the best care for employees who need our help. With over 48 facilities across Texas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Indiana, we strive to provide the best care for America’s workforce.  Feel free to contact Nova Medical Centers with any questions or comments that you may have.

Written by Monique Adenaike