Building the ideal work environment requires getting a lot of things right. You’ve got to consider company culture, the physical office space, your management structures, the company’s tools and software, and employee compensation and progression paths—to name a few.
But you could knock all these things out of the park and still come up short. Often it’s the intangibles, like employee relationships and finding value in one’s work, that can make or break an employee’s experience.
We asked experts and seasoned employers for their take on the non-negotiables of creating an ideal work environment. If you do nothing else, focus on these three factors, and you’ll have a strong foundation for creating a workplace where all employees can flourish.