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Inspiring and Motivating Your Employees

Inspire. Encourage. Motivate. Words and ideas that are tossed around, but aren’t always caught. The fact is, that employees who are inspired and encouraged, are also motivated. They are more productive, improve growth strategy, and tend to stay longer with… Read more »

Standing Out Among Candidates

You may have the education, experience, and key skills for the job, but so do fifty other candidates. Even if there’s only five other candidates, unless you put yourself in the front of the pack, the job will go to… Read more »

Best Practices for Employee Performance Reviews

Employee reviews provide a way to track employee progress, increase productivity, and ultimately keep employees moving toward attainment of goals. Methods may differ from one company to another, but the purpose of and principles of conduct remain the same. Follow… Read more »

Career Change – is it Time?

Everybody has the occasional bad day at work or the Monday morning blues, but when your bad days over rule the rest of your life and everyday feels like Monday, it’s time to stop, take stock, and evaluate your options.… Read more »

Delegation: a Management Essential

Delegation is every manager’s responsibility. If you aren’t delegating (giving someone else the responsibility, authority, and accountability to act in your behalf), you aren’t fulfilling your role to its greatest capacity. True delegation serves multiple purposes: • Safeguards project deadlines:… Read more »

Measuring Metrics: Tracking your Business.

We all know metrics are important – measuring them is an essential tool for business growth. The resulting information: • Provides key insights into what promotes success and what leads to failure. • Reports progress • Guides decision making •… Read more »

Correctly Classifying Workers – Are they an Employee or and Independent Contractor?

More and more workers are removing themselves from the umbrella of authority that comes with being an employee and joining the “freedom” of freelancing, consulting, or other forms of independent contracting. In addition, more and more companies are contracting projects… Read more »

5 Hints for Hiring a Strong IT team

Hiring the right IT team can be an arduous task. According to an article by CIOZone, a Robert Half Technology survey reported that it takes CIOs 56 days to hire staff-level openings, not to mention 87 days to hire new… Read more »

The Ethical Workplace

Companies that maintain an ethical culture in the workplace reap the rewards of more motivated and productive employees, resulting in greater financial success. Nonprofit and association management professional, Lori Porter, MBA, IOM, CAE, talks about it in her Associations Now… Read more »

Employee Retention

Many companies are losing their best. Replacing your top employees is costly – much more costly than a great retention plan. Taking the time to evaluate and reenergize your retention capabilities is crucial. Examine your company as a whole, of… Read more »