5 Things No One Tells You About Becoming a Manager for the First Time

You may have long anticipated the opportunity to become a manager. You may have dreamed about how you would handle high-profile projects, take on responsibility, and train workers.   Whether you are in charge of one employee or an entire team,  making it to a managerial position for the first time can be a considerable change, the consequences of which …

Four Common Reasons Employees Leave

Every organization struggles with employee retention, whether it’s natural attrition due to retirement, employees receiving promotions, or workers who choose to leave the job. Employee turnover can be extremely costly to organizations, both in terms of revenue loss and reputation. The most effective managers will learn to recognize the early signs of employee dissatisfaction and act early enough to make …

Four Ways to Encourage Your Employees to be More Proactive

Effective managers are skilled at influencing their employees and other team members to work at acting proactively in their positions. Proactive employees are more productive and lead to exceptional teamwork, innovation, and success. In this article, we discuss four ways to encourage employees to become more proactive.   Create a Corporate Culture of Trust and Support   Teamwork is the …

Six Things To Always Do When Starting a New Job

The first day of a new job is a crucial time. The opportunity to get off on the right foot is invaluable and will never come again. Here, we share six critical elements of starting a new job. Be friendly. Personal connections are always meaningful in a business environment. Since it takes time for relationships to grow, get started immediately …

Staff Motivation: Are You Killing It?

Business owners and executives spend a lot of time thinking about their customers, but sometimes that forget about their internal customers: their employees. How do you keep them enthused about the work they’re doing, about the company, and possibly even about you? When it comes to staff motivation, are you promoting or diminishing it? To create a positive office culture, …

The Future of Work and Mapping Employee Engagement

Mapping based on feedback is critical to understanding the individuals who make up a workforce. Comprehensive thinking about overall employee experience provides valuable insights into what employees are thinking and feeling while handling customer service tasks and other responsibilities. In this article, we discuss how active employee engagement can help deal with poor motivation, morale issues, and other distractions before …