How To Motivate Part-Time Employees
Here are some proven methods for motivating and retaining part-time
Orient them properly. Take 15 minutes to describe job duties and
go over the basic rules.
Assign a mentor. The part-time worker will feel more like part
of the team, and the mentor will feel good about the added
Mix up the workload. Don�t overload part-time workers with grunt
tasks only, it�s demoralizing.
Eliminate any hard feelings between part-timers and full-timers.
Make sure full-time employees know their jobs are not being
Offer flexible hours. By allowing flexible work hours, you�ll
retain your part-timers longer, eliminating the need for costly
Offer financial incentives. Set up a bonus plan for part-time
workers, based on company revenues. Give them a reason to get
excited about their jobs.
Set higher wages than standard. It will prevent competitors from
raiding your part-timers, thus forcing you to hire new ones.