Managing Employees

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Banish 'Annual' From Your Performance Review Vocabulary
Performance Reviews

Banish 'Annual' From Your Performance Review Vocabulary

Companies are innovating by giving their employees more ongoing and supportive feedback to foster better results. Think of it as workplace coaching.
Beth Miller
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Normal CEO: Culture Isn't Defined by How Much Green Juice You Stock
Trep Talk

Normal CEO: Culture Isn't Defined by How Much Green Juice You Stock

Before launching the 3-D printed earphone startup Normal, Nikki Kaufman was in charge of people and culture at product invention company Quirky. Watch for her best advice on pulling a team together.
Catherine Clifford
Ensure Your New Employee's Success With These 5 Steps
Managing Employees

Ensure Your New Employee's Success With These 5 Steps

If you're hired the right person, following these tips will help make sure your new hire performs to your expectations.
Doug and Polly White
5 Ways to Turn Employee Turnover Into Opportunity
Human Resources

5 Ways to Turn Employee Turnover Into Opportunity

Identify great talent, onboard, develop, lose talent, repeat. It doesn't always have to be a negative cycle.
Andre Lavoie
The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)
Motivation

The 10 Biggest Motivation Killers and How to Fix Them (Infographic)

Here's what's slowing your team down at work.
Kate Taylor
7 Traits to Turn Good Managers Into Great Managers
Leadership

7 Traits to Turn Good Managers Into Great Managers

At my core I believe that great managers have one job: to get the very best out of the people they manage. While that premise sounds simple, the execution is hard.
Craig Cincotta
 10 Stupid Things Bosses Say When They Fire People
Firing

10 Stupid Things Bosses Say When They Fire People

If you unfortunately find yourself having to fire someone, steer clear of saying these unfortaunte things.
Jeff Haden
4 Unexpected Benefits of a Company Retreat
Team-building

4 Unexpected Benefits of a Company Retreat

Whether you're running a company of five or 500, changing pace with a retreat will re-energize your team, encourage cross-departmental collaboration and strengthen internal bonds.
Kelsey Meyer
How Watching the Movie 'Frozen' 1,000 Times Helped Me Build My Business
Inspiration

How Watching the Movie 'Frozen' 1,000 Times Helped Me Build My Business

Inspiration to take a new tack comes from a fanciful source.
Robert Tuchman
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5 Unforgettable Leadership Qualities for Successful Entrepreneurs
Success Strategies

5 Unforgettable Leadership Qualities for Successful Entrepreneurs

Even the unpredictable, renegade entrepreneur needs to keep these fundamentals in mind in his or her journey for success.
Lewis Howes
Prepare for Family Leave Laws and Avoid Litigation Later
Regulations

Prepare for Family Leave Laws and Avoid Litigation Later

Laws mandating extended paid leaves are increasingly common and already prompting a surge in employee lawsuits.
Leo Corcoran
4 Reasons Outsourcing Is No Longer a Dirty Word
Business Circle

4 Reasons Outsourcing Is No Longer a Dirty Word

Hiring freelancers and part-timers can be cost effective, efficient and less stressful that taking on full-time staff.
Matt Keener
4 Tips on Managing Your Business Communications
Communications

4 Tips on Managing Your Business Communications

Communication is deeply intertwined in an organization's culture, which is why it's crucial to keep good communication practices at the center of your business, no matter what industry you're in.
Megan Ritter
Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut Up to 130 Jobs
Layoffs

Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut Up to 130 Jobs

Company CEO: 'We have been building our team on assumptions of faster growth than have materialized.'