You just offered one of your employees a chance to go to an industry conference with you and two colleagues. In your opinion, this trip should be a huge motivator and reward for her. So why is she hesitating?
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Few issues can send your team’s productivity into a downward spiral faster than petty squabbling. Of course, these folks should know better. Since they don’t, it will be up to you, the manager, to take action.
Employees report leaving positions due to lack of guidance and support, harming profits SalesFuel today released results of a study that found many salespeople do not feel supported by their managers, driving them to switch roles or leave the organization entirely. 39% of respondents actually left jobs because they didn’t like their direct managers or were
He’s out there. The perfect candidate is just waiting to be hired as your next salesperson. But, how do you make the perfect decision?
Last week, during International Women’s Day, many female workers opted to stay home to protest the many inequalities they face. Thought leaders are calling on businesses to take action to address workplace inequalities propel more women into senior leadership positions.
If you’re spending your lunch break whining to your co-workers about how things would be different if you were in charge of the company, don’t expect anything to change. More often than not, the changes you want will come about only if you initiate them.
With the economy now on firm footing, employees who don’t like their current company cultures are seeking new opportunities. It’s not always easy to fix your culture, but Matthew Gonnering, the CEO of Widen, has a few ideas.
So the hotshot young coder you hired a few months ago came up with a new idea for a report that she was convinced would be a big hit with users. She made her case and the bottom line numbers looked good. She spent weeks on the project. The report has been available for a
Starting a new position, especially in a leadership role, is never easy. Naphtali Hoff urges you to figure out how your personality stacks up against the personality of the individual who left the position.
Employers who fail to spotlight big achievements or the extra effort put forth by a team member in an important situation risk losing their best people and can end up eroding company culture.
Promoting your best worker into a management role doesn’t mean he’ll automatically make a great team leader. If your company doesn’t provide the right type of support to this new manager, you're risking a huge failure.
As you think about who you’re going to promote or hire into leadership positions, have you taken key personality aspects into account? Research from Kansas State University shows that leaders with the most job satisfaction share a particular set of characteristics.