Strong Onboarding Equals High Retention

Most people in the workforce have at least one (but typically more) stories of onboarding horror. Managers not knowing they were starting that day. Showing up for a new job and not having a workspace. “Training” that consists of sitting in a tiny room reading manuals all day long. These stories are amusing, but take… Read more »

Set the Right New Year’s Resolutions for Your Team

A new year is always a hopeful time when we “reset the clock” after the holidays, starting with a fresh set of goals and a new perspective. Many of your employees come back in January with a determination and motivation that wasn’t there in mid-December. The goals you set for your group right now will… Read more »

5 Tips for Throwing the Best Office Holiday Party

Office holidays can be epic fun or epic disasters. A great holiday party shows appreciation for your team’s hard work throughout the year and helps forge strong bonds between co-workers, while a bad holiday party can lower morale.  Here are some tips to help ensure your party is remembered for all the right reasons. Make… Read more »

Tired of Tough Personalities? Here are 3 Tips for Managing Them

  Wouldn’t it be nice if your team was comprised of only easy-going individuals who never stressed out, never caused office drama and who could always be relied upon to do their jobs well? Every manager dreams of this type of office utopia, but in reality, every leader has to manage some tough personalities. While… Read more »

Three Leadership Quotes Every Manager Needs to Remember

Stepping into a management role is never easy. The stress of taking on new responsibilities and learning new skills can take its toll, and it can be lonely at the top. Leaders have to draw inspiration from a variety of sources in order to keep themselves motivated when the pressure is on. Here are three… Read more »

Manager Spotlight: 5 Things That Will Motivate Your Staff

  Maintaining a motivated staff is essential for productivity, limiting turnover, and meeting goals – goals that managers themselves must answer for. A manager’s responsibility of keeping a team motivated can range from maintaining focus to simply making sure employees arrive on time. Managers, especially new managers, sometimes struggle to maintain employee motivation. And, not… Read more »