Another year has come and gone. Time to make our annual pledge to make changes in our behavior. Whether the period of self awareness and change is focused on the personal, or professional, most of us use the arrival of the New Year as a milestone period. It’s when we are most apt to focus on making changes and stepping outside of our comfort zones.
11 Signs of a Bad Boss
Have you ever belittled one of your employees in front of other co-workers? Do you avoid or put off meeting with staff because you’re too busy? Poor working relationships between managers and staff are a guaranteed way to decrease morale and productivity, which is why correcting the situation needs to be a top priority.
The Five Traits of Successful Supervisors– Revisited
I’ve worked with dozens of supervisors over the last several years and have found the five traits that follow to be consistent behaviors with those supervisors whom I considered to be the cream of the crop. These are the leaders who consistently receive high praise and respect…
Revolving Door Syndrome-Tips on Retaining Your Employees
It’s natural that you’d want to do everything possible to retain employees. Given the amount of time spent finding, hiring and training a new employee, it’s in your best interest to keep employees engaged and interested in your job for as long as is reasonably possible…
ESBHR Podcast 1: Premiere Podcast: How I Can Help You With Hiring and Managing Employees
In the premiere episode of Easy Small Business HR’s “Employee Hiring and Managing Podcast, I highlight what you can expect in future episodes. Future podcasts will feature tips on how to effectively find, hire and manage employees. You’ll also get sound and straightforward advice on how to deal with difficult employees. Get the help that […]
10 Helpful Tips When Dealing With Difficult Employees
Confrontation in the workplace in the form of a difficult employee brings with it its own set of unique challenges. Managing difficult employees can be a problem that can leave even the most seasoned manager shaking in their boots. Based on this discomfort, the manager often takes…
A Manager Is Only As Successful As Their Most Challenged Employee
A very wise person once told me that “A mother is only as happy as her saddest child.” If I were to apply this sentiment to the workplace, I would say that “A manager is only as successful as their most challenged employee.” A surefire way to identify the best managers in an organization…