Posts Tagged: Tips for hiring managers

Engagement And Culture Are Top Issues This Year

As the job turnover rate increases, HR departments have to turn their focus to what the core issues are. Employees that are unhappy with their jobs either find a new job or underperform. Either way, it makes for a difficult situation with business owners. For that reason, focusing on engagement needs to be a high… Read More »

Open Communications Start With Understanding Behaviors

Communication is a difficult task in any situation, but especially in the workplace. We work to strike this balance of not becoming too personal with employees that might lead to favoritism or you being taken advantage of, but getting to know them well enough to work with them. To know how to best communicate with… Read More »

Exceptional Leaders Display a Sense of Humor

You all know that none of us are getting out of this alive; so why take things so seriously? Many great leaders have had a terrific sense of humor in good times and bad. These include Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, Winston Churchill, and Ronald Reagan.   Not taking yourself or external events so seriously,… Read More »

Behaviors for Success

Busy professionals with a strong desire to achieve sometimes fall into slumps which can destroy creative drive. Do your best to avoid these slumps by accepting that you cannot do everything. Delegate┬áresponsibilities to others qualified to perform the task. They should share your goals for success. Be a lifetime learner.┬áDon’t assume you’ve learned all you… Read More »

Have Critical Information Before You Hire

Replacing employees or hiring for new positions can be a difficult task. Having the right people in your business make the difference between your company being successful and falling behind. When it is time to hire for a position within your company, you can feel confident in whom you choose to interview with these few… Read More »

Tips For Giving Good Feedback

Quite possibly one of the most difficult tasks that you can have as a leader is to give those under your authority feedback on their job performance. There is always the fear that what you have to say will be taken in a negative way by your employees and cause tension or resentment. Regardless of… Read More »

Shaping Organizational Culture

There are many challenges that face executives and the leaders of a business. Guiding and directing the way employees handle the business, transactions, relations with one another, and overall functions of the company are key parts of being in leadership. Establishing a well-defined organizational culture is vital to being successful in business development.   What… Read More »

Motivate Your Team Through Goal Setting!

Since human resource is an essential element to your organization’s success, start setting goals for your employees for greater motivation and productivity.   Employee goal setting will allow you to be strategic in your means of operating programs or initiatives with the goal of directly contributing to the long-range objectives of your organization. The first… Read More »

Effective E-Mail Message Tips

Effective e-mail messages begin at the top. Save time and set a good example for your staff by keeping these tips in mind as you type:   Use short, specific, and concise subject linesto help others identify your e-mail message’s purpose and importance. They also motivate recipients to read and reply.   Announce routine items… Read More »

Exceptional Leaders Express Appreciation

Research has consistently shown that employees choose lack of appreciation from organizational leadership as one of the key dis-satisfiers at work. This also consistently shows up when leaders use multi-rater feedback instruments to measure others’ perceptions of their leadership capabilities.   Exceptional Leaders take the time to express and show appreciation a lot. They do… Read More »