A new year brings with it new year’s resolutions – and 2021 is no exception. Make this a year in which you focus on bringing out the best in your employees. Why? Because bringing out the best in them works to your advantage and the advantage of the company. If you can help employees succeed… Read More »
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Can Managers Be Friends With Employees?
Whether you’re new to management or a seasoned hand, the issue of whether or not to be friends with your employees is a common one. Can you be friends? Can you hang after work? What is the norm around relationships that are both manager-subordinate and friendships? First, let’s clarify what “friends” means. There’s a difference between friendly and friend. It’s important to… Read More »
How to Talk to Your Boss About Safety Concerns
Safety is highly important in workplaces. Without appropriate safety standards and protocols, workers can be injured. Safety is just as important to companies as it is to workers, as we all want safe workplaces. Nonetheless, sometimes it can be difficult to bring up safety concerns. Your boss may seem busy or distracted. How should employees begin a conversation… Read More »
4 Ways to Ensure Diversity at Your Company
Hiring for diversity has become a massive issue in America, fighting for racial and ethnic equality and fair treatment. These issues also stem from the increasing diversity of the United States. But how can companies ensure they are hiring for diversity? Here are four ways to do so. Grow Your Outreach and Networking Pipelines… Read More »
Why You Should Ask for the Salary You Think You Deserve
Salary discussions may well be the most fraught part of the hiring process for many job seekers. Many people may feel anxiety discussing money at all – let alone asking for a high salary. They worry that too high a salary request may get them passed over for the job. But in fact, it‘s very important to… Read More »
Are Remote Workers Wanting to Go Back into the Office?
Now that a large chunk of the population has experienced working remotely due to the COVID-19 crisis, will more people be wanting that choice full time? Or are people wanting to go back to a traditional office setting? It’s an essential question for managers to think about as more workplaces open up going forward. Some of the answers might be dictated by your… Read More »
Time to Re-Evaluate Your Company’s 2020 Goals
As we enter June, companies are approaching the half-way point of the year. That’s a great point at which to re-evaluate your company’s yearly goals. But where do companies start? How do you re-evaluate and then get back on track if you fell off? Define the goals to re-evaluate. The first step is to define… Read More »
3 Tips to Work Your Way Into a Management Position
Ready for your first management position? You need to actively strategize ways of getting there. Your boss and upper management may think of you specifically in your current role, not in another one. So what can you do to gain an advantage and move up in the company? Utilize these three steps. Think like a manager – and show you do.… Read More »
What Is the Value in Creating a Safe Workplace?
Ever wonder why safety in the workplace has to be created and maintained? At times, it may seem like the costs in terms of time, equipment, education, and maintenance activities might outweigh the benefits. Believe us; they don’t. Here are four ways that a safe workplace adds value to an organization. Improving Morale The fact is, no employee wants to feel… Read More »
How to Spot a Bad Hire Before It’s Too Late
When keeping productivity high means the difference between a thriving business and failure, every hire you make is critical. In fact, the consequences of making a bad hire go far beyond what you might think. A single bad hire can cost your company thousands of dollars (if not much more), and the drop in morale… Read More »