Create a company culture that encourages long-term careers for employees.
Culture and communication are key to creating a loyal staff that stays with the company long-term.
I recently attended a meeting of production managers from around the country and was reminded of the importance of this position. Focusing on supporting your production manager is one of the strongest moves you can make during these challenging times.
How do you develop company culture? Is it a vague, indefinable concept? Or do you work on it like other facets of your business?
Have you heard of the phrase “business to consumer” to describe our business type? That phrase does not fully capture what we do. We do not hand our clients a product, receive payment, and then walk out the door. In every step of our process, from design through construction, we are working in our clients' personal lives.