Managing Employees

The Business World's Cultural Icon Has a Real Culture Problem
Culture

The Business World's Cultural Icon Has a Real Culture Problem

In a move for a better culture at Zappos, CEO Tony Hsieh has watched great employees leave. That's bad culture management.
Ray Hennessey
4 Signs a CEO is 'Holding the Stick Too Tightly'
Leadership

4 Signs a CEO is 'Holding the Stick Too Tightly'

The best shots in hockey come from a firm but relaxed grip on the stick. Business leaders need that same sort of hold on their organizations.
Ken Dunn
Practicing Spirituality at Work Ensures a Judgment-Free Workplace
Faith at Work

Practicing Spirituality at Work Ensures a Judgment-Free Workplace

Sitting next to each other, every single day, at work, bringing results in the workforce, are connected spirits, whether we want to admit that or not.
Sandi Krakowski
4 Things About Managing People I Wish I Knew When I Started
Leadership

4 Things About Managing People I Wish I Knew When I Started

The way you lead and manage people is the make-or-break skill that will determine if you build a good business or an amazing one.
Mitchell Harper
The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President
Politics

The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President

Sorry, Mr. President. Companies that treat their employees well are the rule in American business, not the exception.
Ray Hennessey
Your Employees Want Transparency. Here's How to Give It to Them.
Transparency

Your Employees Want Transparency. Here's How to Give It to Them.

'They want to know what the mission of the company is. It's not enough to say the mission is to make money or go public,' says an HR expert.
Stephen J. Bronner
It's Not Only OK for Your Employees to Engage Through Digital -- It's a Must
Employee Engagement

It's Not Only OK for Your Employees to Engage Through Digital -- It's a Must

Here are five ways to boost staffer engagement -- and your bottom line -- through social media and other digital outlets.
Len Devanna
McDonald's Goes Head to Head With Labor Regulators
Franchises

McDonald's Goes Head to Head With Labor Regulators

The burger giant is accused of violating employee rights as a joint employer.
Lindsay Friedman
Taking a UX Approach for Retaining Your Best Talent
Managing Employees

Taking a UX Approach for Retaining Your Best Talent

The same approach you take to serving your customers works with managing your best team members.
Jill Schiefelbein
Why Companies Need to Think Carefully About Onboarding
Onboarding

Why Companies Need to Think Carefully About Onboarding

You may have been sold on your new hire from the start, but they still have to decide on you. And that can take longer than you think.
Stephen J. Bronner
Stingy Company Ordered to Pay $1.75 Million to Workers It Forced to Choose Between Pay and Bathroom Breaks
Managing Employees

Stingy Company Ordered to Pay $1.75 Million to Workers It Forced to Choose Between Pay and Bathroom Breaks

'No worker should have to face the choice: Do I take a bathroom break, or do I get paid?'
Kim Lachance Shandrow
7 Honest Mistakes That Can Get You Fired
Firing

7 Honest Mistakes That Can Get You Fired

Even good, hard-working people get fired for these innocent mistakes. Make certain it doesn't happen to you.
Travis Bradberry
4 Steps to Take to Start a Successful Peer Recognition Program
Engaged Employees

4 Steps to Take to Start a Successful Peer Recognition Program

Employees care more about their peers' approval than their managers'. How can you use this to your company's advantage?
Andre Lavoie
5 Ways to Foster Team Culture on a Startup Budget
Team-Building

5 Ways to Foster Team Culture on a Startup Budget

Want to make it onto one of those 'best places to work' lists? Here's how.
Kelly Lovell