Tips for Managers

Manage panicky staffers

September 1, 2014
Some employees feel panic attacks coming on just thinking about an important deadline. Ease their concern with these three steps:

Make the most of orientation

September 1, 2014
Orientation is the time to convey your organization’s culture, expectations and philosophies. Include these steps to successfully onboard employees:

Address meeting disrupters

September 1, 2014
Disruptive behaviors in meetings are irritating to all attendees—not to mention time wasting. Use these tips to put a stop to disrupters and run smoother meetings:

Reduce interdepartmental conflict

September 1, 2014
How well your departments work together and serve each other can make or break your organization’s success. Follow these steps to reduce conflicts across departments:

3 tips on praising employees

September 1, 2014
Employees often express a need for more recognition from their managers. Rather than implementing elaborate recognition programs, use the power of personal praise.

Inspire employees to keep learning

August 1, 2014
Professional development inspires employees and often renews their excitement about their job. Follow these tips to encourage ongoing learning:

5 ways to ruin an evaluation

August 1, 2014
Receiving an annual review is a big deal to employees. Though you may dread it, respect your employees and put some effort into it. Give your best evaluations by avoiding these mistakes:

Address tardiness

August 1, 2014
Many employees, especially ones who do their job well, don’t see minor tardiness as a problem. Here’s how to tactfully show them that they are wrong.

Create loyal employees

August 1, 2014
You can count on loyal employees even during difficult times. To build employees’ commitment to you and the team, follow this advice.

Bridge generation gaps

August 1, 2014
Your millennial sales force may be driven and enthusiastic about their jobs. However, if they sell to different generations, they may need specialized training.