Managing Employees

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Looks Like Zappos' Self-Management System Isn't for Everyone
Managing Employees

Looks Like Zappos' Self-Management System Isn't for Everyone

Nearly 14 percent of the company's workforce accepted buyouts following its move to 'Holacracy' in 2013.
Richard Feloni
Never Lose Your Overachiever Culture
Motivation

Never Lose Your Overachiever Culture

It might seem counterintuitive, but self-imposed limitations can unlock magic when applied properly to a team, a product or the business as a whole.
Nick Francis
Unhappy Workers Cost the U.S. Up to $550 Billion a Year (Infographic)
Infographics

Unhappy Workers Cost the U.S. Up to $550 Billion a Year (Infographic)

Investing money in improving company culture is often seen as frivolous. But it shouldn't be.
Catherine Clifford
If Your Office Resembles 'The Office' Consider Better Communications Software
Office Tech

If Your Office Resembles 'The Office' Consider Better Communications Software

An examination of how better office tech might aid fictional office managers reveals the real-life advantages of integrating communications.
Brian Ferguson
Why You Should Supercharge Your Workplace With Gamification
Gamification

Why You Should Supercharge Your Workplace With Gamification

Not everyone is passionate about their work but everyone loves a good game.
Aaron Orendorff
7 Ways Toxic Managers Stifle Employee Motivation and Productivity
Managing Employees

7 Ways Toxic Managers Stifle Employee Motivation and Productivity

Collaboration, communication and respect are the modern management norm but not every boss has gotten the memo.
Kristin Marquet
Hard-Earned Lessons From Building a Remote Culture
Managing Remote Teams

Hard-Earned Lessons From Building a Remote Culture

While the benefits of working on a remote team can be tremendous, being successful requires radical commitment from your team's leadership.
Nick Francis
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: David Ossip.
Ask the Expert

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: David Ossip.

Our expert this month is looking to take your questions pertaining to HR – everything from hiring to managing employees and letting people go.
Andrea Huspeni
6 Must-Do Steps to Ensure New Employees Start on the Right Foot
Hiring

6 Must-Do Steps to Ensure New Employees Start on the Right Foot

If you haven't put much thought or effort into your onboarding process in the past, the following tips will ensure that your relationship starts out on solid ground from day one.
Eric Siu
What Are Performance Reviews Really About?
Performance Reviews

What Are Performance Reviews Really About?

'Enough about you. Let's talk about me.'
Anne Fisher
Are Small-Business Owners Immoral If They Pay Low Wages?
Employee Compensation

Are Small-Business Owners Immoral If They Pay Low Wages?

The biggest fallacy in the discussion of living wage is looking at the issue from a moral point of view.
Scott Shane
4 Key Strengths of Successful Businesses
Trust

4 Key Strengths of Successful Businesses

Here are principles on which to start and build your company.
Aneil Mishra
'Celebrate' Cubicle Day With These 4 Modern Decoration Tips
Office Space

'Celebrate' Cubicle Day With These 4 Modern Decoration Tips

Spice up your workplace by creating a modern space that encourages collaboration and comfort.
Peter Gasca
Johnson & Johnson Just Gave New Parents Seven More Weeks of Paid Leave
Maternity

Johnson & Johnson Just Gave New Parents Seven More Weeks of Paid Leave

The new employee policy applies to all new parents -- maternal, paternal, same-sex and adoptive.
Catherine Clifford