Managing Employees

Managing Employees

How to Fire Your Best Friend

Be direct. Be quick. And if they are still talking to you, help them find a new job.
Leadership

When Times Are Tough, Give Your Team This Pep Talk

It's one that LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman has given many, many times.
Amazon

Amazon Boosts Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour

All of Amazon's U.S. workers will benefit from the minimum wage increase, which means more than 350,000 staff spread across all of Amazon's business ventures (including Whole Foods) should be better off beginning in November.

Here's Why Women Take Less Vacation Time Than Men -- and What to Do About It

Women are less likely than men to take all of their vacation time. Here's how to step away without feeling like you've abandoned your duties.
Leadership

The 5 Worst Traits a Business Leader Can Have (Infographic)

If you're the boss, it could be difficult to tell that you're actually driving employees away.
reorganization

5 Tips to Consider When Designing (or Redesigning) Your Organizational Structure

Reorganization is not a one-time undertaking but an ongoing process that must be revisited throughout the life of any business
Managing Employees

Managing People Is the Hardest Part of a Leader's Job

Whether it's the employees on your team or external partners, it's important to understand the needs of others.
Performance Reviews

5 Tactics for Transforming Performance Reviews That Range From Ineffectual to Invaluable

Employee appraisals that improve performance are essential to reaching company goals.
Onboarding

Is Your Onboarding Process Broken? Here's How to Fix It.

3 steps to ensuring new team members are onboarded and utilized effectively
Artificial Intelligence

How Investing in AI is About Investing in People, Not Just Technology

True AI readiness must go far beyond the data, and empower (and reassure) the people responsible for its success.
Leadership

What's Worse Than a Micromanager? Meet the 'Lawnmower' Leader

Stepping in to solve your team members' problems robs them of the opportunity to develop crucial skills.
delegate

Even Steve Jobs Knew When to Let Go of Tasks -- Now It's Your Turn

Holding tight to the belief you can manage it all? Expect a whirlwind of diminishing returns.

How These Co-Founders Balanced Growing Families With an Unexpectedly Fast-Growing Company

One co-founder was pregnant and the other was breastfeeding when Revolution Foods entered a new market and got more than twice as much business as planned.
Top Company Cultures

What You Can Learn From Some of the Best Company Cultures in America

From emotional team building talks to a dunk tank reserved for the boss, here's how these employers keep their teams happy.
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