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October 28, 2015 Amelia Wilcox

How to Empower Your Employees to Improve Retention

Call it “soft skills” if you must, but to be on the leading edge of business today means knowing how to encourage and empower employees.

But what does that mean, exactly? Business.com spelled it out for all of us.

how to improve employee retention through empowerment

Tips to Empower Your Team

Building solid company culture means building a team of strong individuals. As a leader or manager, this means giving employees the tools they need to succeed.

Related: “Culture Starts at The Top:” HR Leaders Talk Culture & Retention

There are tons of ways to support employees to do their best work possible, from providing in-office perks, to creating an innovative work environment. Don’t make the mistake of thinking it’s all about salary. Though money is important, culture is what makes great employees stick around.

Related: Top 3 Ways to Improve Employee Retention

(Read Business.com’s article on encouraging employees here.)

Amelia Wilcox

Amelia Wilcox is the Founder and CEO of Nivati, a leader in corporate massage and employee mental health support since 2010. Her high-growth B2B company provides employee stress management tools that arm businesses with actionable data and positive employee experiences to improve wellbeing, boost morale, and increase engagement.

Amelia has exponentially grown her company from a solo living-room service business to an international technology brand.

Awards
Recently listed as a Forty Under 40, Fast 50, Inc 5000 Twice awarded National Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year

Licenses, Certifications & Memberships
Licensed Massage Therapist since 2002
Member of American Massage Therapy Association
Served on Utah Worksite Wellness Council from 2012-2015

Education
Attended Utah College of Massage Therapy
Educated in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology at the University of Utah

Publications
Massage Magazine (AMTA's publication)  

MENTAL HEALTH FOR THE WHOLE EMPLOYEE