Tips for Dealing with a Difficult Employee

Handling a difficult employee can be challenging. It drains your energy, decreases productivity, and lowers team morale. This can lead to disengagement, high turnover, and a toxic work environment. Fortunately, the sooner you deal with the problem, the sooner your team can move forward. Knowing how to properly handle this type of employee is an… Read More »

Time Management Skills to Streamline Your Team

Helping your team develop time management skills takes a different mindset and approach than developing the same skills for yourself. Although the process may be challenging, the benefits are worth the effort. The more effectively your team members manage their time, the less stressed and overwhelmed they should feel and the fewer mistakes they are… Read More »

Increase Your Chances of Making and Retaining the Right Hire

Interviewing can be as stressful for hiring managers as it often is for candidates. This is especially true if it is your first time conducting an interview. You need to prepare for the discussion, begin talking, find out who the candidate is and how they work, then finish the conversation. Moving through these phases can… Read More »

3 Warning Signs You Should Consider Changing Your Management Style

If you are noticing that something feels off with your team, it may be because of your management style. Since small actions repeated over time can have a significant impact, you may be unaware that your behavior is adversely affecting your team. This can lead to disengagement, absenteeism, and turnover. As a result, you may… Read More »

Maximize Your Team’s Productivity in the New Year

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Keeping your manufacturing team productive helps you reach business goals. As you close out the year and get ready for 2022, one of your goals should be to increase your team’s productivity over the next 12 months. This lets you and your team add even greater value to your organization. Implement these tips to elevate… Read More »

Winter Employee Wellness Ideas

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As the daylight gets shorter, the darkness gets longer, and the cold weather sets in, most people go into hibernation mode. Many of the wellness ideas that were embraced during the warm weather seem less inspiring when the temperature is low and there is snow on the ground. This is why you need to reemphasize… Read More »

Are Your Managers Pushing Employees Too Hard?

Putting pressure on employees is a common management tactic to increase productivity. However, if practiced long-term, it typically results in decreased engagement and output. This can create a toxic work environment, leading to greater turnover. As an HR professional, you can take action to implement change. Here are five signs your managers are pushing staff… Read More »

How to Celebrate Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Although the topics of diversity and inclusion are related, they are not interchangeable. Diversity refers to a company’s representation in its workforce. Inclusion refers to how successfully diverse employees’ contributions, presence, and viewpoints are recognized and incorporated into the organization. This provides equal access to resources and opportunities for advancement. Because prioritization of diversity and… Read More »

Behavioral Interview Red Flags

Behavioral interview questions are open-ended. They focus on past work experience and work situations that let a candidate share their reflections in real-time. Topics typically revolve around communication, growth potential, professionalism, and motivation. This tends to be the best way to assess an applicant’s soft skills. When listening to each person’s responses, make sure to… Read More »

9 Cybersecurity Tips to Keep You and Your Employees Safe

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Cybercriminals can attack companies of any size. They are especially fond of small businesses, which may have fewer controls and be easier to infiltrate than larger organizations. As a manager, part of your job is to keep confidential information safe for your employees, customers, and company. Following these cybersecurity guidelines can increase your success in… Read More »