Managing Employees

4 Strategies for Hiring the Right People at Your Startup
Hiring

4 Strategies for Hiring the Right People at Your Startup

Opening your doors to the wrong employee can be a costly mistake. Know where and how to recruit your next team member.
Brian de Haaff
6 Ways to Prevent Your Talented New Hire From Getting Poached
Hiring

6 Ways to Prevent Your Talented New Hire From Getting Poached

Reneged offers are on the rise for some who have barely even started a job. Here's what you can do to minimize the odds of that happening to you.
Jessica Gilmartin
How to Transform Difficult Employees Into Team Players
Control What You Can

How to Transform Difficult Employees Into Team Players

The suck-up. The gossip. The underachiever. Every office has one or all of these types. Here are ways to turn them around.
Andre Lavoie
Holidays

Scheduling, Bonuses, Gifts and Parties. Is Your Business Holiday-Ready?

There's still time to put together a plan to make your team happy during the celebratory season.
Doug and Polly White
Employees Only Meet Expectations When They Know What's Expected
Managing Employees

Employees Only Meet Expectations When They Know What's Expected

Survey data reveals employees want managers to tell them how their work fits into company strategy but those conversations are the exception, not the norm.
Heather R. Huhman
From Ordinary to Awesome Employee-Manager One-to-One's
Control What You Can

From Ordinary to Awesome Employee-Manager One-to-One's

Five tips for making meetings the employee-engagement tools they should be.
Beth Miller
Work Less, Work Better. Use These 5 Steps to Design Your Perfect Week.
Work-Life Balance

Work Less, Work Better. Use These 5 Steps to Design Your Perfect Week.

Checking in at intervals during the week is something any business can implement to help their employees achieve balance between their work and personal lives.
Thierry Brunfaut
3 Reasons Why Your Employees Should Quit Their Jobs for 2 Weeks
Managing Employees

3 Reasons Why Your Employees Should Quit Their Jobs for 2 Weeks

Sometimes new work creates the best work -- and your employees need a break from the routine once in a while.
Steve Leonard
3 Tips for Managing a Boss You Don't Even Like
Bosses

3 Tips for Managing a Boss You Don't Even Like

You could quit but why give them the satisfaction?
Alexander Maasik
Define Yourself With the Expectations You Set
Performance Ignited

Define Yourself With the Expectations You Set

A key lesson from Gen. Stanley McChrystal: You are whatever you expect yourself to be.
4 Ways to Avoid the Worthless Annual Performance Review and Give Valuable Feedback
Performance Ignited

4 Ways to Avoid the Worthless Annual Performance Review and Give Valuable Feedback

It's time to change how we evaluate performance. Try implementing these practices right away.
Andre Lavoie
8 Ways to Spot Emotionally Healthy Candidates
Hiring

8 Ways to Spot Emotionally Healthy Candidates

Emotionally healthy people relate well to others and can affect significant change for your organization.
William Vanderbloemen
4 Lessons From the KC Royals on How Teams Win Under Pressure
Performance Ignited

4 Lessons From the KC Royals on How Teams Win Under Pressure

Building a team unfazed by a discouraging score is a feat of leadership.
Adam Ochstein
3 Plays Great Coaches Use to Deliver Criticism
Performance Ignited

3 Plays Great Coaches Use to Deliver Criticism

Creating a hostile atmosphere is the last thing you want to do when delivering feedback to a team member -- on the playing field or in the office.
Jordan Fliegel