Handling Inter-Office Disputes: When Should Management Get Involved?

Handling Inter-Office Disputes: When Should Management Get Involved? No matter what industry you work in, one thing is certain: conflict in the workplace in unavoidable.  The fact is you are bringing together employees with different backgrounds and different work styles. There are bound to be disagreements from time to time and the reality is that […]

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How to Help Employees Discover and Develop Their Unique Talents

How to Help Employees Discover and Develop Their Unique Talents Any manager can find countless advice on how to find and attract the best people for their job.  There are specific questions to ask, qualities to look for, and incentives to offer. However, what about looking at existing employees for hidden strengths and talents?  All […]

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Advice About Sensitivity Training

Advice About Sensitivity Training A primary goal of any business should be to provide a positive working environment for all employees.  One way businesses can do this is by providing sensitivity training. Sensitivity training can be offered as a way to help employees better understand and appreciate the differences of their coworkers.  It can be […]

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When is it Beneficial to Invest in Additional Training for Employees?

Henry Ford once said, “The only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave is not training them and having them stay.”  There is not a manager on earth that doesn’t want highly skilled employees working for them.  Unfortunately, many managers do not invest enough time and effort into properly training their employees.  […]

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Empowering Female Employees and Enabling Them to Succeed

It’s no longer a secret that woman can be very powerful in the workplace.  From boosting productivity and driving profits to encouraging innovation, the benefits of women in the workplace have been well documented.  Therefore, it is important to examine your company’s policies to ensure that women are being empowered in the workplace.  Whether it […]

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Interviewing Tips: How to Find the Best People for the Job

After you have narrowed down your potential job candidates to a select group, you still have a ways to go before finding the best person for the job.  Now it’s time to start the interview process.  The purpose of the interview is to give hiring managers a well-rounded view of the candidate, but unfortunately many […]

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How Can I Prepare Employees for a Future in Management?

One of the most important and rewarding things a manager can do is to invest in the development of their employees.  When a manager takes the time to develop employees, they become smarter, more productive, and they perform at a higher level.  In addition, when managers spend time developing employees, they prepare them for their […]

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Great Apps and Software to Facilitate Employee Communication

Good communication is an essential tool for achieving productivity and maintaining strong working relationships within an organization.  Just as it is important for employers to communicate effectively with their team, it is equally important for employees to communicate effectively with their colleagues.  In order for employees to be efficient at their job, they need to […]

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How Does Management Training Affect Employees

We are all familiar with the saying, “people leave managers, not companies.”  The role of the manager is arguably the most significant in terms of impact on employee performance. Since managers have so much influence on the employees they manage, it should be expected that managers fully understand the importance of such a responsibility.  Managers […]

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Fictional Managers and Bosses that Should (or Should Not) Be Emulated

Fictional Managers and Bosses that Should (or Should Not) Be Emulated While they may have been created for entertainment value, the truth is there are plenty of fictional managers and bosses that have had an impact on our lives in one way or another.  Perhaps their character was so aggravating that they made your blood […]

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