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Reasons Why Your Employees May Not be Respecting You

Being an employer is not exciting at all times. Although it may seem that being in charge is easy, soon enough you will find that it is not. It is a huge responsibility to make decisions that affect a company and more so to be responsible for a team of people. You need to look into why this may be happening should you find that your workers find it difficult to respect you. You’re a human managing other humans and you all are prone to making mistakes. You will need a foundation of respect and trust to create a develop employer/employee relationship. Here are some reasons why your employees may be finding it difficult to respect you.

Be selective about who your hire and paying your staff what they deserve. However, when you hire such workers, you should give them the liberty to work according to their strengths. You can delegate a bit of your work to employees who are qualified. Simply put, ensure you hire competent staff for the job and give them the freedom to do the work as they should.

You must never shy away from conflicts with your workers. Do not think that being nice will win your employees’ respect. If you are be always avoiding conflict, you show that you’re not confident in yourself. You should not keep off uncomfortable situations but approach them with confidence as you look to correct the situation.

If you do not appreciate your employees, they will not have the motivation to work for you nor will they respect you. They are working hard to grow your company. Hence you need to appreciate them by encouraging ad rewarding them when they go out of their way. You can always let them understand how critical they can be to the success of your business.

You need to also look into the security of your employees. Your employees may not give you the respect you deserve if they feel insecure or unsafe at their place of work. It’s possible for you to do a risk management and risk assessment to understand how to improve your workers’ safety.

For the workers to respect you, you need to respect them. Respect is a two-way street, and if one party does not give it, they should not expect the other to reciprocate with something different. Some ways you disrespect your employees are is pointing out their problems in the front of consumers, not listening to their opinions and recognizing their achievements. You also ought to show concern for what is occurring in their personal lives. If they tell you their child was sick, find out if they got better. Show your concern and check with them often to find out how things are going.