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ApplicantPro Author - Ryan Kohler
Ryan Kohler

The Importance of Team Unity in Employee Retention

While companies often focus on the importance of individual performance, they fail to see how it can destroy morale. Having employees working as a team is something that is crucial in any work place. When employees are supportive of one another, morale is higher, which leads to increased job satisfaction and job retention. Here are some benefits you can expect from team unity.

Increased Productivity

Working in an office environment where employees support one another leads to a boost in productivity and job satisfaction. Employees will be happier in their given career, and they have an easier time supporting each other. While you can motivate individuals to continue working on their goals, supporting the staff as a team fosters unity and trust. Happier employees are more productive, helping to boost the company’s bottom line.


One of the main elements teamwork will provide is collaboration to finish large tasks. Employees will work together, and will support one another to complete projects on time. Employees must be able to talk to each other in an open environment where they can share ideas and feel respected.

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Reduced Conflict

As people work together instead of against each other, there will be a decrease in workplace conflicts. When the workplace is focused on an environment of team thinking versus individualized thinking, everyone will have a chance to submit their ideas. Listening to all ideas allows people to come to a conclusion that everyone agrees upon.

Morale Boost

When individuals work together and trust one another, it allows them to feel safe and comfortable in the workplace. This can provide a significant morale boost to the company as employees are happier in their jobs. When people appreciate their jobs and the people they work with, they will stay with the company longer.


Keeping the employees you already have will significantly reduce hiring costs. Retaining your best employees allows the company to continue being profitable, and allows you to focus on other areas of the company besides the hiring and training process.

Creative Development

As individuals work together in an environment where they feel supported by their co-workers, they have an easier time coming up with new ideas. The creative thinking process is vital to the success of the organization as people need to rely on each other to brainstorm new ideas. Having different points of view allows a company to become successful as you can see product development ideas from different angles.


Spend time weeding out the employees that are only in the workplace for themselves. Look for the people that support each other, and want their co-workers to succeed along with them. Having an environment of teamwork will improve your company by boosting morale, reducing absenteeism, and improving employee retention.

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