If you think about it, a project plan is really just a list of tasks. Put it in Excel, add start and due dates, and you have a means to easily and effectively track progress. Microsoft Certified Trainer Melissa Esquibel shows you how to do that in this video.
A lot of managers talk team, but they have real trouble “walking” team. In other words, the manager recognizes the benefits of teamwork, they may even talk about being a better team, but then they turn around in the next moment and do things that undermine the spirit of the team within their department. Even managers that read books about team building and team leadership can have very real difficulties putting the theories into practice.
While you can’t expect an employee to leave a termination meeting happy, you can take a few simple steps to calm the person down and reduce the chances that he or she will walk across the street to a lawyer’s office. Here are five smart tips for conducting terminations.
Many managers don’t know exactly how to utilize their assistants. In this video, workplace expert and trainer Bonnie Low-Kramen provides her top five tips for getting the most out of your assistant.
Lawsuits and legal complaints have been exploding nationwide over the past decade. Managers should know the basics of employment law to prevent legal disputes. How well do you know the law? Take this quiz.
A revolving door of staff can be very costly, so it’s important to spend time focusing on what’s really motivating employees. Workplace expert and trainer Bonnie Low-Kramen provides her top eight tips for retaining staff.
Wouldn’t it be great if you had a crystal ball to see what each employee wants or doesn’t want? Unfortunately, crystal balls don’t exist. But all is not lost. Here are some surefire hints.
Employee lawsuits are exploding nationwide in the past few years and manager mistakes are the cause of many of those lawsuits. That’s why it’s important to at least know the basics of employment law.
You can create impressive self-directed PowerPoint presentations by learning four key skills involving shapes.
Christy Crump, who has 25+ years of experience as an administrative professional, provides her top tips to diminish the fear of forgetting to record something important when taking minutes during a meeting.