Help Your Team Create SMART Goals This Year

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Goal setting can be the crucial element that sets one team apart from another. Both individual employees and groups can be motivated and more productive when they have a measurable, attainable goal. SMART goals are the best way to help employees set benchmarks—and then achieve them. Here’s how to help your team create SMART goals Read more »

How to Create New Year’s Resolutions That Help Your Career 

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  This year, perhaps more than any other in recent memory, needs a boost. One way to set expectations for a better 2021 is to set New Year’s resolutions to help your career. Even small tweaks to your tasks and goals could make you feel more excited about 2021. Here are some tips to improve Read more »

Show Your Team Your Appreciation This Holiday Season

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This has been quite the year for your employees—and everyone else, so many employers are trying to find the best ways to express their gratitude to workers. Since many people are now remote and social distancing may nix our holiday parties, how can companies recognize the great work of their employees? We have some ideas.  Read more »

5 Things Managers Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

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It’s hard to believe, but at the beginning of 2020, we experienced record low levels of unemployment only to take a 360-degree shift in about a month toward record-high unemployment, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.    This startling turn of events taught business leaders a lot of lessons, and by the looks of things, we’re still learning to adapt Read more »

4 Ways to Boost Employee Morale

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Employee morale has its ups and downs. If you’re tuned in to your employees, you can see some of the subtle, and sometimes not so subtle symptoms, like eye-rolling, high turnover rates and reduced performance. The best approach is to tackle the issue head-on because it won’t go away on its own.   Gallup data Read more »

Are you Treating Your Employees Right?

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Every employer’s goal is to satisfy their customers. With higher customer satisfaction comes a greater return on your investment and a growing bottom line. Yet, a positive correlation between the two is not inevitable and some companies have poured too many resources into improving the customer service, and end up paying a big price in the Read more »

Soft Skills to Look Out for in Managerial Candidates

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The process of looking for a new managerial candidate is challenging since the success of your business often rests on the shoulders of your managers. These people may be the greatest asset to your company. Leadership is responsible for big picture thinking, but your managers ensure the strategies are followed. These people are on the frontline, Read more »

Workplace Trends You’ll Start to Notice This Year

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Over the past 50 years, the rate of technological change has driven some amazing advancements in medicine, business and personal lives. In the past 10 years, smartphones have become indispensable in the lives of most people. Computer programs have more user-friendly interfaces and it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to maintain the company books anymore.  Read more »