managing employees

Let's face it helping people to realize their potential can be hard work. The truth is most of us lack the knowledge and skills to support someone in making lasting changes when it comes to the way they think, feel or act at work.
Poor orientation or on-boarding results in employee burnout and, as a result, a lack of productivity in your small business. What can you do to prevent this problem? Avoid making the following employee on-boarding mistakes.
Whether you're the President of the United States making an address to the nation or a business manager writing an announcement to his employees, when you have news to deliver there's one key choice at the outset: should you state the decision first and then explain the reasoning or build up to your decision, making the case as you go along?
You can barely send a Snap or post to Instagram while enjoying your morning cup of Joe without reading about Millennials
The management of the federal workforce--effectively using talent, providing training, creating opportunities for promotions--can have a profound effect on employee performance and job satisfaction.
Remote workers are an increasingly important part of daily operations for modern businesses. Even so, many companies struggle with how to properly manage their virtual staff. Here are five tips to help you get things back under control and maximize your productivity--and that of your remote workers.
Focusing on happiness rather than on 'working harder' could give employers the advantage they need to become more engaged and productive at work. It's a science that seems intuitive yet not one that's traditionally considered a concern for management.
You want to be generous and flexible with your employees. Why wouldn't you? Everybody is working harder. Everybody is under more pressure. Everybody needs more than what they are getting.
With their laid back attitude and multitasking approach, the tech-savvy Gen Y might be the hardest generation yet to manage in a corporate environment. Organizational psychologist Kathy Turner offers insight on how to optimize the performance of your Gen Y workers.
Finding the right formula for managing employee time off during the warmer months -- especially in northern cities -- is like a favorite summertime cocktail: one part planned vacation, one part ad hoc request, with a dash of playing hooky.