Managing Employees

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5 Steps to Take to Make Sure a Hire Can Handle the Grind
Hiring

5 Steps to Take to Make Sure a Hire Can Handle the Grind

While a candidate may seem great during an interview, do your due diligence before you make a commitment.
Charles Mitchell and Sherri Mitchell
6 Alternatives to Being a Bad Boss
Managing Employees

6 Alternatives to Being a Bad Boss

Don't panic when a team's performance suddenly drops. Skip the carrots and sticks. Instead build mastery and trust among your staff.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
Field a Team of 'A' Players at Your Startup
Managing Employees

Field a Team of 'A' Players at Your Startup

Don't let chronic C players jeopardize your organization's chances at success.
Heather Ripley
The 3 Worst Phrases a Leader Can Utter When Trying to Coach the Team
Employee Training

The 3 Worst Phrases a Leader Can Utter When Trying to Coach the Team

When an employee makes a mistake there is an opportunity for improvement that too often becomes a session of scolding that helps nobody.
Eddy Ricci
Why Every Company Should Encourage the 'F' Word
Leadership

Why Every Company Should Encourage the 'F' Word

Whether you are running a startup or driving high-performance teams at a Fortune 500 company, you need to encourage use of the 'F' word in the office.
Craig Cincotta
7 Ways to Make the First Day Perfect for New Hires
Managing Employees

7 Ways to Make the First Day Perfect for New Hires

Starting a new job can be overwhelming, so put you and your best company's best foot forward to ease your latest team member into things.
Andre Lavoie
Glide Over the Pitfalls of Becoming a Manager With These 5 Steps
Managing Employees

Glide Over the Pitfalls of Becoming a Manager With These 5 Steps

Here's your cheat sheet for how to become the effective supervisor in charge.
Beth Miller
Hire Slow, Fire Fast
Management

Hire Slow, Fire Fast

Hiring the right employees and keeping them on board is the secret to a successful business. Find out how to do it.
Dan S. Kennedy
Supreme Court to Determine Workplace Pregnancy Protections for Moms-to-Be
Managing Employees

Supreme Court to Determine Workplace Pregnancy Protections for Moms-to-Be

The court will hear a discrimination case that seeks to make clear what accommodations employers must make to expecting mothers.
Claire Zillman
Tunnel Vision Will Kill Your Business
Innovation

Tunnel Vision Will Kill Your Business

For any business to grow, it must change with the times.
Tom Borg
8 Qualities of Leaders Who Deliver Value Every Day
Leadership Qualities

8 Qualities of Leaders Who Deliver Value Every Day

Before assuming your next leadership role, run through the following checklist to ensure you're on the right track.
Jeff Boss
6 Epic Online Fails and How to Avoid Them
Leadership

6 Epic Online Fails and How to Avoid Them

Everyone makes mistakes, but the online world makes them a lot more visible. What not to do, if you want to keep your job.
Steve Tobak
When Does It Make Sense to Pay Employees Above the Average?
Employee Compensation

When Does It Make Sense to Pay Employees Above the Average?

There are two criteria you must consider before seeking a highly skilled worker.
Doug and Polly White
Letting Your Employees Review You Can Lead to Personal and Professional Growth
Leadership

Letting Your Employees Review You Can Lead to Personal and Professional Growth

Here are five reasons that you should seek feedback the next time performance reviews come up.
Andre Lavoie