There are a few strategies that managers and organizations can use to motivate employees to work on holidays:
- Offer incentives: One way to motivate employees to work on holidays is to offer them incentives such as additional pay, time off, or other perks for their willingness to work on a holiday.
- Create a positive work culture: A positive and supportive work culture can go a long way in encouraging employees to volunteer for holiday shifts. When employees feel valued and appreciated, they may be more likely to pitch in and help out during busy times.
- Communicate the importance of the work: Make sure that employees understand the importance of the work they are doing on holidays, and how it contributes to the overall success of the organization.
- Offer flexible scheduling: Consider offering flexible scheduling options, such as allowing employees to work on a holiday and take another day off at a later date, to make it more convenient for them to work on holidays.
- Show appreciation: Be sure to show appreciation for employees who work on holidays, whether through small gestures like a thank-you note or a gift, or through more tangible rewards like bonuses or promotions.
Businesses that are open on Holidays provide vital services to the society and it’s individual members, the people who operate them should feel the importance of what they are doing for the organization and the community.