Managing Employees

The Top Thing Employees Want From Their Bosses, and It's Not a Promotion
Managing Employees

The Top Thing Employees Want From Their Bosses, and It's Not a Promotion

A performance bonus here or a catered lunch there are sure to be welcome with open arms, but they aren't what employees value most in the workplace.
Andre Lavoie
Onboarding: 5 Steps to Get New Salespeople Up to Speed
Managing Employees

Onboarding: 5 Steps to Get New Salespeople Up to Speed

The first day on the job is just the beginning.
Dave Mattson
5 Employee Types You Should Recognize to Enhance Your IT Security Policies
Security

5 Employee Types You Should Recognize to Enhance Your IT Security Policies

From "Mr. Feet on the Ground" to "Ms. Head in the Cloud," these employee personalities help you find the holes in your system.
Tom Smith
After Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction, Heartbroken Fans Ask for Time Off of Work
Managing Employees

After Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction, Heartbroken Fans Ask for Time Off of Work

Would you give an employee compassionate leave to mourn the departure of pop star Zayn Malik?
Kate Taylor
Apple's Tim Cook on Leadership: 'The Most Important Data Points Are People'
Leadership

Apple's Tim Cook on Leadership: 'The Most Important Data Points Are People'

Cook, who took over for Steve Jobs in 2011, stresses that CEOs need to make swift decisions.
Laura Entis
3 Things Shared by Top Performing Teams, Whether on the Field or in the Office
Leadership

3 Things Shared by Top Performing Teams, Whether on the Field or in the Office

Those who perform at an extremely high level understand the importance of teamwork and culture.
Matt Mayberry
Should You Invest in Techies or Train Non-Technical Employees?
Managing Employees

Should You Invest in Techies or Train Non-Technical Employees?

When it comes to sourcing tech talent, here's what you need to consider.
Asha Saxena
Why the First Interview Should Never Be the Last
Interviewing

Why the First Interview Should Never Be the Last

Here are three more interviews for getting to know your best talent even better and remembering why they were such a great pick in the first place.
Matt Straz
4 Ways to Make Middle Managers Better Leaders
Leadership

4 Ways to Make Middle Managers Better Leaders

Don't treat middle managers like forgotten middle children. Here are some ways to improve middle leadership, engagement and satisfaction.
Heather R. Huhman
Work-Life Compatibility: Why and How Leaders Should Promote It
Employee Training

Work-Life Compatibility: Why and How Leaders Should Promote It

Offering your employees optional workshops on stress management, personal finance and work-life balance could be a smart move for business owners.
Marty Fukuda
10 Ways to Have Better Check-Ins With Your Employees
Meetings

10 Ways to Have Better Check-Ins With Your Employees

To ensure one-on-one meetings are productive, managers need to maximize their time while also providing information employees can use.
Craig Cincotta
Big Companies That Embrace Intrapreneurship Will Thrive
Innovation

Big Companies That Embrace Intrapreneurship Will Thrive

Without innovation, enterprises get too "comfortable" with past successes, and eventually go out of business.
George Deeb
The Unexpected Benefits of Doing the Unexpected
surprise

The Unexpected Benefits of Doing the Unexpected

Surprise the people around you, in business and relationships. You might end up surprised yourself.
Steve Tobak
Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence

Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence

Should leaders be hired and rewarded solely because of tenure and recent monetary achievements? Some say a skill in inspiring others to excel is more important.
Travis Bradberry