Trust, but verify progress reports — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Your employees tell you how their latest projects are going. You nod and accept their reports at face value. Risky move.
Instead, ask for the names of one or two helpers. Now you’ll know where to go if you want to dig deeper. Even if you don’t contact these workers, your employee will be on notice that you’re monitoring the situation with interest.
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