What Businesses Shouldn’t Forget About Their Company

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When you’re running a business, so many things are going on. Even on the slowest days, there are tasks all lined up waiting for one person to complete them so that the next person can proceed with their tasks. You may be doing something big and important, but there’s probably something else you’re forgetting.

Here are some reminders for a company to succeed: 

Cleanliness Is Key

Taking out the trash is not the first thing you’ll think about when you’re running a business, but that doesn’t mean you should forget about overflowing bins. Your office is where your employees work, and sometimes partners and clients visit too. You don’t want them complaining about a foul odor or getting sick because of the dirty surroundings. It’s easy enough to relegate this task to a janitorial service company, so there should be no problem.

Company Culture Matters

San Diego has a mix of established and start-up companies around, and for all of them, the company culture is important. When you’re hiring someone, you want them to fit your company culture. But when someone is looking for a job, they also want to know what the existing culture is. You don’t want to be known for having an unhealthy culture where only the favorite employees get rewards for their hard work, or where a clique exists to make others feel uncomfortable. Your human resource department should ask employees about these matters so that you will be proud of your company culture and new employees will not hesitate to join your team.

Trust Your Employees

It’s 2017; stop micromanaging. It’s time to let the people you hired show you why you hired them. They went through a rigorous process to get your approval, so don’t treat them like children. Give them a little bit of independence, and you’ll see some fresh ideas out of them.

No one wants to work in a toxic environment, literally and figuratively. Check that everything is in good working order.