The business-arena is filled with managers that have a hard time recognizing and keeping talented people, which oftentimes hurts both productivity and the mission of a company. Being a manager is no easy task and requires sharpened instincts and a desire to help subordinates grow with an understanding of creating a win-win situation for the entire team.
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner shares a story that those in leadership roles need to hear.
We need to talk about her. That employee who has been at the organization for just a year or two and is already doing the work of someone several levels above her current pay band. Despite this woman's outstanding contributions, you haven't promoted her or given her a raise. It's not fair, and you know it.
All eyes will be on Brazil in just a few days, as the world's top athletes join together in Rio for the 2016 Summer Olympics. What happens when daytime television of the XXXI Games begins to take the attention of your employees?
Just because executives can do a job does not mean they should. I have seen this for years and have even found myself involved in tasks that my employees should be doing. I discovered that I was actually involved in a task that clearly was not my role.
The modern incarnation of the interview is out of date and no longer speaks to the needs of companies and the candidates they would like to hire. The current interview has outlived its usefulness and in many ways hinders the hiring process. Simply put, the current interview is dead.
The best employees set goals and achieve them. Athletes are great at setting goals; often very strategic and specific goals.
While it must be recognized that there are systematic barriers and HR policies that formally contribute (or don't contribute) to gender equality, here are three practical tips that managers can employ if they want to start removing gender bias from their organizations
Starting a job search is a bit like embarking on a road trip. You want to be sure to have GPS, a clear destination and plenty of snacks. Plus, it helps if you are excited about the trip and able to enjoy the stops along the way.