Meeting with the CEO? Here’s How to Prepare

Most employees never get the chance to meet with the CEO of their company, so if you do, you certainly want to make it count. Impressing the CEO is always a good thing for your career. That said, it can be nerve-wracking and stressful. How do you prepare for a meeting with the head of […]

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Should You Give Personal Recommendations to Past Employees?

Being a manager means you get the opportunity to hire skilled employees. However, it also means that you might be asked to give references to past ones. It can be a complicated issue but it’s something that comes with the territory. Whenever an employee leaves, you will have to be prepared for what you will […]

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Best Team Building Strategies to Add Value to Your Department

We oftentimes shudder when a manager mentions “team-building” and unfortunately this term gets a bad rap. Despite its reputation, team building is actually one of the most important investments you can make for your organization. A team that works cohesively together and communicates effectively is going to be more successful and productive. Effective team building […]

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Discover the Best Reward System for Your Employees

Recognizing and rewarding employee performance is critical for boosting morale and increasing productivity. The more employees are rewarded for their performance, the more valued they feel in the workplace. This leads to greater job satisfaction and more motivated employees. This is a highly effective management tool because after all, there is no one in the […]

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What Not to Wear on Casual Days

Casual Fridays are a great way to motivate employees and improve the overall morale of the office. It gives guys a chance to ditch the suit while ladies can enjoy not wearing a dress and heels to work. While the idea of casual days is a great one, unfortunately, that kind of freedom can also […]

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Learn to Delegate Even When You Don’t Want To

Whether you are a manager, team leader, or in any similar position of authority, it’s important to know how and when to delegate in order to maximize your efficiency. This can be difficult for many people and they avoid delegating unless they actually have to. Many people in leadership positions have a hard time letting […]

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Leading by Example and How to Apply It

Being a leader in the workplace brings with it a great deal of responsibility. One must truly understand the roles and responsibilities of leadership and learn how to demonstrate the qualities of a good leader. In other words, leaders must learn the importance of leading by example.  As a manager, there will undoubtedly be good […]

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Don’t Forget Where You Came From

Their stories are all too common: after years of putting in long hours and climbing their way to the top, they finally made it. Now that they are in a position of power, these managers let their success go to their head and they forget all about the journey that brought them there. While there […]

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Give More Than You Take

Think back to the best boss you ever had.  What was it about that boss that set them apart from others? Perhaps they were understanding when it came to personal matters or they might have been the first ones to praise you for a job well done. It might have been their willingness to help […]

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Train Your Employees in the Same Manner You Were Trained

Employees are more likely to stay at a job where they experience everyday interaction with their manager and feel engaged in the workplace. Although managers are not always training experts, they are the ones who understand the job, the requirements, and what it takes to fulfill those requirements. Therefore, it only makes sense that the […]

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