New beginnings are the hallmark of a new year. It’s a new year, and the slate is clean. This is an excellent opportunity for businesses to reflect on their challenges and achievements over the last 12 months. They can use this information to set actionable goals to help them improve in the future.
Is it sufficient to consider the resolutions made by the organization as a group? What about the goals and solutions of each employee? They may also have personal goals, like a desire to gain a new qualification or skill or network with their colleagues.
Understanding the professional goals of your employees is crucial for your business. It will enable you, your managers, and your HR team to integrate these goals into your workplace objectives. Your employees will benefit from your support in helping them achieve their professional New Year’s Resolutions.
How can you incorporate your employees’ goals into your business?
You need to know what your employees’ goals are before you can begin to find ways to support them in achieving their ambitions at work. It would be best if you started by asking your employees what they want to accomplish during the year.
You can start by identifying the resolutions that your employees are considering. Then, determine if they are relevant to the business. Determine how you can incorporate them into existing objectives or KPIs and what your organization can do to help.
Set Achievable Goals
To achieve a goal, you need to take small and consistent steps. Employees can discuss their goals with HR staff and create a plan that includes smaller, more attainable objectives to help them achieve their overall goals.
You can set deadlines to help you achieve your goals. It can help create an urgency among employees to achieve their goals and encourage them to work hard.
HR teams can regularly check in on employees, for example, once a month, to find out how they are doing with their goals and resolutions. It will allow employees to see how they’re doing in terms of achieving their goals. It’s great if they are on track or exceed expectations. If they’re not, the HR team will help them to review their strategy.
What can HR teams do to help?
HR departments are responsible for recruiting, processing payroll, and disciplinary procedures. They also provide support to employees through career guidance, training, and educational opportunities, as well as general support.
These skills are useful when it comes to integrating employees’ New Year’s Resolutions into your business. Training and guidance will be required for many employee goals, such as learning a skill or working toward a promotion.
You can book a demo or contact the Natural HR team if you want to learn more about our employee Performance Management Module.