Managing Employees

News and Articles About Managing Employees

Stop Being So Laid-Back In the Workplace
Attitude

Stop Being So Laid-Back In the Workplace

Executives who are too permissive in the office run the risk of sacrificing productivity.
Lindsay Broder
Mid-Market Businesses Grow With the Right Hiring
Hiring Employees

Mid-Market Businesses Grow With the Right Hiring

The nation's 200,000 mid-sized business are an engine of economic growth fueled by talent nurtured to innovate.
Joe Langner
Why Restaurants Have Rules Against Really Big Tips
Tipping Guide

Why Restaurants Have Rules Against Really Big Tips

A Waffle House waitress nearly lost a $1,000 tip due to company policy, raising the question: how should restaurants deal with unexpected windfalls?
Kate Taylor
12 Personality Traits That Make You a Rock-Star Boss (Infographic)
Leadership

12 Personality Traits That Make You a Rock-Star Boss (Infographic)

A team is only ever as powerful as its captain. If your staff seems to be drifting, then take a good hard look in the mirror.
Catherine Clifford
5 Signs You're Not Leadership Material
Leadership Qualities

5 Signs You're Not Leadership Material

If you think you are a true leader then these are the behaviors you'll need to avoid.
Drake Baer
A Day in the Life of a Staffing Agency Owner
Startup Kit

A Day in the Life of a Staffing Agency Owner

To help you figure out if this is the type of business you'd like to start, let's take a behind-the-scenes look at how a staffing service operates on a daily basis.
Smarten Your Employees' Work Styles -- 5 Ways to Coax Productivity
Productivity

Smarten Your Employees' Work Styles -- 5 Ways to Coax Productivity

By creating a goal-oriented culture and focusing more on quality work, managers can help their staff save time while bettering the results.
Heather R. Huhman
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4 Smart Ways to Increase Employee Retention
Startup Kit

4 Smart Ways to Increase Employee Retention

When you've got good workers, you want them to stick around. Here are four ways to make working for your business something employees enjoy.
Why Midyear Is a Marvelous Time for a Meaningful Review
Performance Reviews

Why Midyear Is a Marvelous Time for a Meaningful Review

No great coach would forgo the opportunity for a motivating half-time huddle. Review employees' progress and challenge and inspire them as well as celebrate some.
Karin Hurt
10 Insights on Building, Motivating and Managing an Exceptional Team
Team-building

10 Insights on Building, Motivating and Managing an Exceptional Team

Is team building an art or a science? Fortunately, academic research on group dynamics sheds some much needed light on creating and motivating the perfect staff.
Gregory Ciotti
The Leadership Style That Will Bring a Startup Long-Term Success
Leadership Qualities

The Leadership Style That Will Bring a Startup Long-Term Success

This leadership approach is the secret to beating the 'founders can't scale' curse.
Chris Myers
SBA Chief: The Secret to Being a Good Boss Is Being a Good Cheerleader
National Small Business Week

SBA Chief: The Secret to Being a Good Boss Is Being a Good Cheerleader

Maria Contreras-Sweet became head of the Small Business Administration just about two months ago, but managing employees is hardly new territory for her.
Catherine Clifford
The No. 1 Thing Restaurants Must Do to Stop Food Poisoning
Food Businesses

The No. 1 Thing Restaurants Must Do to Stop Food Poisoning

Want to have happy customers? Don't let this practice go on within your restaurant's walls.
Kate Taylor
7 Secrets of the Most Productive Meetings
Productivity

7 Secrets of the Most Productive Meetings

Convening the right crew for a well-defined planning session can result in an efficient exchange, providing you stick to these rules.
Heather R. Huhman
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