It is much easier to not ruffle any feathers with your staff by treating everyone exactly the same regardless of the circumstances isn’t it? After all, managing with a fair and equitable hand is a best management practice. Strong managers have to be a stickler when it comes to company policy and general practice and […]
Most managers understand that it is illegal to ask personal questions when interviewing applicants – but often forget that the same rules apply to their employees under certain circumstances. It’s normal to make small talk and chat about your weekend, but when you are the person in charge, delving too deeply into your employees personal […]
The worldwide economic recession is still affecting the success and prosperity of businesses. The negative effects of the tough financial and economic decisions that companies have had to make are apparent in the levels of employee engagement. The smaller the business, the more stark the impact can be as there are fewer layers between the […]
Employee turnover is a data point that every manager wants to be conscious of no matter the size of your company.
After all, who wants to spend the time energy, and money that it takes to hire the right candidates only to see them walk out the door a short time later.
More and more these days, leading companies offer wellness programs for their staff. Why? Because they know that employees living a healthy, balanced lives are more productive in the long run. According to recent research, there is a direct relationship between modifiable lifestyle risks and lower worker productivity…
The main goals for corporate management must include increasing employee engagement and creating total rewards packages that employees value. By connecting with employees as valued human beings, company profitability increases.
I read an interesting report today from the talent, health, and retirement and investments consultants at Mercer which said American employees, when given the choice, prefer benefits that offer immediate gratification over ones that could offer much greater value in the long term.
To micromanage based on the dictionary definition means “to manage especially with excessive control or attention to detail”. I know that you know that but I think it is so important to get that clarity.
Arguably the most important stage of the recruitment and selection process is the interview.
The best interviews are those where the interviewer and the interviewee are both relaxed and able to get clear questions and answers across. Here are some key ways that you can start to learn the tools of the interviewers’ trade!
Small businesses sometimes struggle when it comes to meeting their HR needs. The time and effort that they want to spend on the business is focused elsewhere to ensure their company is staffed with the best and is meeting all necessary state and federal employment guidelines.