Tips for Managers

Video can enhance hiring process

October 24, 2018
Implementing video into your hiring process may be the attention-grabber you need. Here are nine ways to go about it.

3 reasons employees don’t speak up

October 24, 2018
If mistakes go undetected and small issues blossom into full-blown problems, your reputation as manager is on the line. You want employees to come to you with problems. So, if they aren’t speaking up at all—or only after issues get out of hand, here’s why.

Choose the right applicant

October 24, 2018
Ensure that you’re hiring the right person for the job by offering candidates a real glimpse of what it’s like to fill the role. Here’s how.

Ease remote worker’s worries

October 24, 2018
What can you do to let remote employees know that they are assets to the team?

Increase employees’ initiative

October 24, 2018
If your employees have great potential—but rarely take initiative—they may lack the confidence to tackle problems head on. Say this to prompt them to take more initiative.

Depression in the workplace

September 26, 2018
Depression is the leading cause of illness and disability in the world, so it’s a safe bet that someone on your team is struggling with it. You can initiate a conversation about mental health and depression—without prying. Here’s how.

Empathize with working parents

September 26, 2018
Strengthen your relationship with employees, increase their loyalty to your organization and boost their morale and productivity by following this advice.

Manage these meeting disrupters

September 26, 2018
Effectively deal with people who have a knack for ruining a good meeting.

Pull off a fun Halloween celebration

September 26, 2018
Halloween comes this month, and you may have some events planned to make the office fun. Just make sure employees see it as a treat—and not a trick—by following this advice.

4 questions to ask yourself before you call someone on leave

September 23, 2018
The wheels of business stop for no one, and when an employee goes out on leave—FMLA or otherwise—it’s surprising how quickly the inconveniences mount. The urge to pick up the phone or dash off a quick email to ask a simple question just to keep the wheels moving is powerful, but pause for a moment before you do it and ask: