Few events shake an organization and employees’ confidence in managers more than a merger or acquisition. All of the rules, spoken and unspoken, that employees have been following are suddenly in flux.
The toxicity of the workplace is a hot topic these days. In our current economic climate, employees don’t have to put up with a bad workplace environment.
Ever hire someone who looked like a stud, but was actually a dud? Sales candidates often look good on paper and many "perform" well in an interview.
Does a bold and bragging sentiment work for leaders? Or should they opt for more of a thanking and apologizing demeanor?
We talk a lot on this blog about ways to make your team members accountable. When employees are accountable, they’re productive and engaged.
If you’re in a management role, you might be stuck on something that will negatively impact your leadership credibility. Specifically, you might think you should always be right
We all like to think that our employee recognition programs support our positive work environments. Is that happening at your company?
If your business is growing, you’ve likely noticed that hiring new employees is a big challenge. The current economic climate could lead you to make some hiring decisions on the fly.
In the past decade, as the economy has improved, voluntary turnover has increased from about 17% to 27% of the workforce. On average, over 1 in 4 employees are walking out the door.
Wouldn’t it be nice to know in advance that one of your employees is considering leaving? The labor market is stronger than ever for workers who want to boost their pay or score their dream job.
Do you have an employee on the team who’s constantly coming up with suggestions and ideas that don’t mirror your own? Some managers might feel these employees are deliberately challenging their authority.
Has there ever been a time when so many methods of communication were available in the workplace? Likely not. And yet, with all of the tools out there, people still don't hear each other.