How Apprentices can Boost Morale

If you haven’t considered hiring an apprentice within your business, you could be missing out on a whole host of benefits to your company. You can read more about how apprentices can bring advantages to your business in our previous blog, here.

Employee morale is an important aspect within any business. It is the emotions, attitude, and satisfaction and overall outlook of how your employees are feeling during the time they spend in the workplace. Effective productivity relates directly to the morale of employees, with those who are happy and enjoy their time at work equalling positive results.

Work Load

If you have key employees within your business who could be working in a more productive way but can’t due to their work loads, an apprentice could be the ideal solution. Staff would then be able to pass over smaller project jobs to the apprentices, helping to free up precious time. By giving staff the ability to work more productively, you will also be making your business more productive, and ultimately boosting morale.

Quality

Apprentices have the ability to bring new and exciting ideas to your business, and whilst employed will gain the knowledge and skills needed to benefit your business further in a quick, effective and competitive way. Not only will you as an employer notice it, but so will your current employees too.

Loyalty

Hiring an apprentice within a company means they are more likely to continue their career path with you well into the future, and thus helping to reduce any recruitment and training costs. This can ensure your workforce remains motivated and committed, with formed friendships and an employee morale that continues to rise.

Many companies worry that employing an apprentice can decrease the productivity occurring within a workforce, simply because they are learning on the job and will therefore need help from other employees from time to time. However, multiple studies have shown that this is not the case, and can actually provide a higher level of productivity within the entire company.

If you’ve recently found that your employee morale is decreasing and productivity levels are low, hiring an apprentice could be the answer for you. Here at GET, we have a fantastic reputation for providing excellent training in a true working environment. Our tutors come from the engineering industry and work hand in hand with companies in order to ensure training fits the needs of industries today.

If you’d like to find out more information about becoming an apprentice with GET or if you’re interested in hiring an apprentice within your business, we can help you. Get in touch with a member of the team today by visiting our contact page or by giving us a call on 01452 423461.