Employee Staffing, Placement, and Selection If you have ever calculated the cost of a bad recruitment decision, you’d never spend less than 24 hours on an interview ever again. Scientific recruitment techniques have been available for decades and yet employers still recruit almost on impulse and then blame the candidate when it doesn’t work out. Yes, … Continue reading Effective Recruitment Techniques
Category: Employee Management
Effective employee management is crucial for creating a productive and positive work environment. Our expert tips, advice, and resources provide you with the tools and knowledge you need to manage your employees effectively, from setting clear expectations and goals to providing constructive feedback and recognition. With our help, you’ll learn how to motivate and engage your employees, build a strong team, and achieve your organizational objectives.
Managing Under-Performing Employees If an employer is asking how to take disciplinary action against under-performing employees, they have not been paying too much attention to the local employment law. Most situations can be managed using a reasonably clear disciplinary procedure that follows the test of reasonableness. There are some situations where you, as an employer may … Continue reading How to Take Disciplinary Action — Under-Performing Employees
Techniques for Motivating People We can learn a lot from Jack Sprat when it comes to the subject of motivation. According to the nursery rhyme he and his wife had differing tastes and you could only stimulate their appetites by presenting the correct food to the appropriate person. How like real life that is! Some people wake up … Continue reading Motivating your People — Management Techniques
Train that Staff… Then, Take the Day Off! If you own or manage a small business like a dry cleaning store, restaurant, hardware store, tour company, flower shop or sporting goods store, you probably struggle to find time for yourself; not just because you are busy running a business, but because you can’t trust your … Continue reading Train that Staff: Small Business Employee Training
Do’s and Don’ts Employee counseling can be one of the most difficult aspects of being a good manager. Since employees can come to you with a variety of different questions, needs, etc, it is important to follow some key guidelines to ensure your employee counseling sessions are productive and bring resolution to any issues at hand. … Continue reading Employee Counseling Session Issue Resolution
One of the most significant challenges any manager faces is dealing with employees who are not motivated or not performing as you want or need them to. Situations like these are frustrating, time-consuming, and downright difficult. That doesn’t mean they can’t be dealt with. Consider your Own FeelingsFirst, consider how you would feel if you … Continue reading Coaching the Marginal Employee: Performance and Motivation