It is not breaking news that effectively managing your employees is key to the success of any business. Understanding how to keep your employees happy and engaged is just as important as your company’s brand and reputation; some may argue even more important since you can’t have one without the other. When you employ staff […]
This article is a guest contribution, courtesy of SkyPrep, a LMS software and elearning software that currently has over 150,000 registered users. HR managers play a large role in how a company functions. They are also responsible for creating changes within the company that are designed to increase productivity, boost sales and improve safety awareness. […]
My backyard opens up onto a main thoroughfare with a walking path. It’s not a fenced-in yard; and because it is not fenced in, it basically has no boundaries. Some of the teens and even more surprisingly, adults in the neighborhood, have felt emboldened to use the yard as their own personal pass through to […]
Your business is growing which means change is in the air. New employees need to be hired. Your approach towards interacting and meeting your customers’ needs may shift. Your staff may need to adjust their hours and work more strategically to meet both the business and customer needs and to ensure profits. The organizational culture […]
Your former co-worker just congratulated you on your promotion to manager.
You’re excited and proud of your achievement. And why shouldn’t you be. You deserve it based on all of the hard work that you have put in- day in and day out. But as you shake hands, you have a sense that all is not well.
Your ex-peer is angry and seems to resent the fact that you have been promoted over her.
Many businesses face uncertainty at times, and this can lead employees to feel unsure and unsettled. News about the economy, downsizing in the company, or input from others in the organization can cause employees to have a bleak outlook. The last thing human resources wants is increased turnover due to a rough patch in business or a dip in revenue.
Are you the super manager everyone wants to work for, or the one that employees secretly loathe? Check out these common mistakes that backfire when managing employees.
Managing employees can be a wonderful experience when you have employees who understand the importance of being team players, who follow through on assignments, and who maintain a level of professionalism in the workplace.