Efficiency and productivity go hand in hand. Both contribute to increased profitability for your company. Today on the blog we're sharing a few strategies to support your team in working more efficiently as individuals and as a team.
Efficiency and productivity go hand in hand. Both contribute to increasing profitability for your company. We're sharing a few strategies to support your team in working more efficiently as individuals and as a team.
1. Have procedures and policies in place
As your team grows, onboarding can become overwhelming for both the new hire and the manager if there aren't specific guidelines to follow for inter-departmental consistency.
Getting accustomed to deadlines and their flexibility
Position expectations and collaboration
Communication policies and where your team chats
Where to brainstorm, post and share ideas, etc.
2. Delegation is key
Delegation unfortunately can get a bad rap in most team dynamics. However, much can be accomplished with some simple, respectful delegating from the team leader.
Delegate tasks based on:
Team member strengths and weaknesses
Their interests and skill set
Skills they want to sharpen
Perhaps the most important strategy is communication. Without it, your team will quickly spiral into disarray. Place a strong focus on communication, especially when it involves:
Jon is one of our all star Engineers here at Ytel, where he specializes in Linux. He's passionate about technology and is always looking to learn and work with new tech, and enjoys sharing his findings with others.