Setting Effective Employee Goals

Supervisors need to set goals for their employees because workers who know what they should be getting done are more likely to be productive. Employee goals should be the right blend of ambitious and realistic and encourage engagement. These are some tips for effective employee goal-setting in the workplace.

Make sure that all the employees know how their roles benefit the company.

Encourage employees to create goals for themselves.

Use the SMART acronym.

Be reasonable with expectations.

Do not encourage competition among employees.

Following these suggestions can help any supervisor increase motivation and productivity through successful employee goals in the workplace.

Originally published on Thomas Looby’s website.

Thomas Looby is Partner and CEO-in-Residence at Concinnity, LLC. For more, be sure to visit and follow him online for the latest updates!