Benefits Of ID Badges In The Workplace

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Currently, it is essential to identify an individual, especially when dealing with security in successful and big organisations. In order to achieve this, most chief executive officers have decided to implement identity cards in their businesses. Since their establishment, staff ID cards have proven to be among the most successful security tools out there for employees and the staff. 

These cards are essential since they help security officers to know the name, job title and the department where a particular person works in the company. Also, these identity cards contain the holder’s photo that helps in instant identification. Staff members and employees can wear these identity cards everywhere, including around their neck or clip them on their badges.

Also, you can put them in your wallet or somewhere you can easily access in case you need to use them. The opinions vary from one individual to the other. Some people love the idea since it keeps them safe while others hate wearing their photos around the neck. They make them look and feel like they are obligated to put on some uniform. 

That is not primarily a bad thing since these identity badges serve as the function to identify the bearers as individuals who are supposed to be in that building. It also gives comfort to the individuals around you that you are in the company for a reason.

Here are the benefits of ID badges in the workplace.

Security 

You should let your staff and employees know that ID badges help the company to keep them safe while they are at work. They help security officers to tell who does and doesn’t belong to the company or building and can easily question or even remove unauthorised people.

Also, if the badges can help track your employee movements across the building, you can use the badge system to determine where staff members or employees are in the event of fires as well as other problems. Should any accident or fire occur in the building, identity badges could offer essential information for the emergency personnel. 

Your company should have dual-sided identity badges since they can be helpful when emergencies occur because they provide enough room to list the emergency contact numbers for each employee and staff member.

Employee confidence 

It is nice to work in a building or office where everyone knows your name and photo even if they are reading from your identity badge. ID badges provide your employees with a sense of identity within the organisation. Also, it feels great to have your name, photo and the hard-earned title on display for your co-workers to see.

Your identity badge could even incentivise other employees to work harder. Providing your employees and staff with this boost of confidence can make them feel great about themselves as well as the organisation they work for. Happy workers are always willing to achieve their long-term goals and help the company succeed.

They are willing to go that extra step to ensure they complete their tasks to the best of their respective abilities. You should understand that your workers can get the extra push they require with an identity badge. 

Makes it easier to keep track of employees 

Being in the position to keep track of your staff members and employees when they access the building is vital for monitoring individuals who are entering and exiting the facility. Photo identity badges are well-customized to help security officers to identify every employee uniquely.

Also, it is simple to know the person who made every authorized access. They also make it simple and more comfortable to identify where your workers are in a large firm. This is an essential benefit for a company to have for its hourly workers whose pay is impacted by their arrival and departure time.

Helps boost customer relations 

Being in the position to display the name, photo and the post that an employee serves can help boost customer confidence in the company. If all your workers are wearing identity badges, this is not an issue.

ID badges provide a quick and simple way for the customers to verify the person they are communicating with. It also helps them to understand that the person they are talking to has all the powers to provide the help they need. This allows the customers to easily and quickly build a long-lasting relationship with your employees. Also, ID badges will entice your consumers into trusting your new or different employee faster. This is because the identity badge offers them an aspect of familiarity.

Employee identity badges are not only essential and useful business tools, but they also make the company look good. By providing all your employees with ID badges bearing their photos, positions and names as well as the company logo, you can add an extra space of professionalism to the firm.

This, in turn, will make the organisation more enticing to potential customers. Also, it could even act as a factor in convincing both the current and former customers to continue doing business with the firm.

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Sanmaya Rath is a training Head at Black Panther Guards & Services Pvt.Ltd, Bhubaneswar. Formerly Professor(Marketing),Krupajal & INC,Bhubaneswar. Visiting Prof.(IEP),FABS B-School Pvt.Ltd.,Bhubaneswar. Associated with 2COMS, Bajaj Allianz,Bharti Airtel.