Supporting and encouraging career development of your staff undoubtedly goes a long way towards increasing employee satisfaction and engagement. And in most cases, it can certainly make you look good! But is your decision to move forward with employee promotions flawed? Here are some reasons why you don’t want to promote you employees: As a […]
You want your business to retain talented, productive individuals, but you may be overlooking the needs of an important segment of your workforce: working parents. Helping these employees achieve a work life balance can have a dramatic impact on morale and performance. How the Challenges of Working Parents Can Impact Your Business The obligations of […]
When a trusted and long-time employee quits, moving on to bigger and better things, your work environment may suffer a few days of sadness. Soon enough, however, a replacement comes in, and the world moves on. As an employer, it may initially make more sense to focus on your employees who are here to stay, […]
Did you know that 45 million Americans work from home and another 24 million work from a client/customer work site? From employees working from home to sales staff in the next state, supervisors increasingly find themselves tasked with learning how to manage employees who work somewhere other than the corporate office. And though employees who […]
Transcript of Podcast # 26: How To Reward Employees Thanks for tuning in to Easy Small Business HR’s Employee Hiring and Managing Tips. Similar to episode #24, this podcast focuses on another very popular blog topic: how to reward staff. I’m thrilled that so many small business owners and supervisors recognize how important it is to […]
One of the best, yet under-valued actions that you can take, whether you are the owner of a small business or a manager in a large corporation is reward your employees for a job well done.
Does a worker react with all the drama of a five-year-old when they feel they’ve been treated unfairly? Does a staffer respond to a reprimand by being mean to co-workers? Work stress caused by feelings of unfair treatment can trigger a host of counterproductive reactions…
In my role as an employee relations consultant for both supervisors and employees at various companies, I’ve met with scores of workers who have voiced a litany of concerns about the things that they don’t like about their managers. The goal of this list below is not to pass judgment but…
It’s estimated that employee turnover costs the average business owner 150 percent of the person’s salary. Between the hiring process and training, you put a lot of time and energy into finding the right people for your team. But, losing a talented and productive employee is a cost you can avoid.
Are you a manager that has trouble understanding the value of on the job training for staff? There is the perception that there has to be a “need” to develop staff. It’s not unusual for some managers to reason that if there is not another job opportunity available…