Management

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The five people you should never hire

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 14, 2014 07:10 pm


Trying to fill positions at your company can be frustrating, but that doesn’t mean you have to settle for bad candidates. Here are five people you should never hire.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Management, Recruitment Challenges
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Are you destroying your business with meetings?

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 11, 2014 03:03 pm


Study shows we spend over 9,000 hours in meetings over the course of our lives. Surely this time could be better spent.



Category: Management
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The worst ways to fire someone

Elizabeth Bromstein| February 3, 2014 03:47 pm


AOL’s Patch lets hundreds of journalists go in a conference call. Is this the worst way to get fired? Nope. We’ve got five worse ways.



Category: Management
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Your employees are leaving because they don't like you

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 29, 2014 08:23 pm


If you seem to be losing a lot of employees, you might want to look at their managers and work environment. There is probably something you can do about it. Here are five top reasons people quit their jobs.



Category: Management
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Your employees are leaving because they don’t like you

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 29, 2014 08:23 pm


If you seem to be losing a lot of employees, you might want to look at their managers and work environment. There is probably something you can do about it. Here are five top reasons people quit their jobs.



Category: Management
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5 things to do now to give better performance reviews later

Melissa Allen| January 27, 2014 07:03 pm


Crafting an employee’s performance review is often one of those exercises left to the last minute, even though they play a critical role in shaping how the next year will play out. These five, simple tips will tell you what you can do starting now, to avoid the last-minute performance review rush next year.



Category: EN, Help & FAQ's, Human Resources, Management, Workopolis B2B
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Eight reasons your employees don't respect you

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 21, 2014 04:56 pm


Has your team become unruly lately? If you’re having trouble getting your staff to do what you need them to do, it could be that they don’t respect your position on the chain of command. Here are some common reasons why.



Category: Management, Workopolis B2B
Ricky Gervais in The Office

Eight reasons your employees don’t respect you

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 21, 2014 04:56 pm


Has your team become unruly lately? If you’re having trouble getting your staff to do what you need them to do, it could be that they don’t respect your position on the chain of command. Here are some common reasons why.



Category: Management, Workopolis B2B
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How to give a negative performance review

Melissa Allen| January 13, 2014 08:11 pm


Often awkward and uncomfortable, a negative performance appraisal can still have a positive outcome if done correctly. An effective performance review can actually help an employee improve their performance and advance their career if the issues are addressed properly, followed by an action plan and regular follow up. Here are some tips on how to give a “good” negative review.



Category: EN, Help & FAQ's, Human Resources, Management, Workopolis B2B
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7 tips for giving life-changing performance reviews

Melissa Allen| January 9, 2014 09:38 pm


It’s that time of year again! As a manager or HR professional, you have the ability to positively impact an employee’s career (and life) with a well-prepared and well-thought out performance review. Here are 7 tips on how to create one.



Category: EN, Help & FAQ's, Management, Workopolis B2B