Workplace zombies are employees that are walking through their day with low productivity and little to no engagement. They are doing as little as possible to get their paycheck and not get fired. They provide poor customer service, create attendance problems, cause high turnover,
Are you making a plan to grow in 2020? If that is your goal, your company growth depends on your workforce being up to the task. Do you have the talent and leadership you need to get your company to the next level? Do you think you can’t encourage your employees’ leadership development if they don’t already
With the national unemployment rate 3.7 % (Aug 2019, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), you have a lot of competition out there trying to hire job candidates to fill their open positions. The generational shift is taking place as more and more Boomers are retiring and taking a whole lot of tribal knowledge out the door with them.
The California Fair Employment and Housing Act makes some employment practices illegal. This includes the sexual harassment of an employee directly by the employer or by agents of the employer with the employer’s knowledge. Read more to see the compliance updates.
In today’s work climate, being a manager is a tough job. In addition to meeting company goals and the responsibilities that go with it, most are now working managers with their own workload as well. Gone are the days where managers simply delegate everything out to their staff.
As a manager, you probably do performance reviews for the people that report to you, but it’s not just the rank and file that get performance reviews. Your boss reviews you too! As the time for your review rolls around, are you looking forward to the opportunity or dreading it?
No matter what your politics are, most people will agree that there is an Us vs Them attitude invading our lives. The news is full of stories that show lack of cooperation, unaccountability, trust issues and poor communication. This attitude is repeatedly permeating our personal interactions and, in many companies, our workplace.
Employers desire high-potential talent. And while you would think that high performance employees will have high potential, that is not always the case. There is an important distinction between performance and potential and not always easy to recognize until you have been observing the employee in action over time.
Meetings can be creative and motivating or they can be time wasters that the whole team dreads. It is a skill to run a meeting that is actually productive and efficient. Although some people are more naturally talented to conduct great meetings, it is a skill that can be learned.
Why can’t everyone just show up on time, do their work and get along? Business owners wish for this with all their hearts! The focus should be on growing the business and bringing in profits. No one wants to deal with the uncomfortable issues that consistently occur whenever you have more than one person working for you! However, human nature being what it is, it’s unlikely that any business will hum along without HR challenges