When you talk with employees about their performance reviews, beware of using common phrases that can unintentionally communicate the wrong message, or come across as too negative or personal. Certain phrases can kill employee morale, weaken productivity or open up the organization to a discrimination lawsuit. Avoid the following phrases…
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.
While Word forms may look good, they can cause a lot of frustration if they don’t behave when someone fills them out, and even result in incorrect data. Microsoft Certified Trainer Melissa Esquibel shows you how to create great Word forms that behave.
Talking to employees about performance problems, attendance issues or an upcoming layoff can be difficult, but there are steps you can take to make those conversations easier. Here are four tips to help you.
There are some easy ways to build point-and-click navigation into large, complex Word documents. Here are the steps, as well as some time-saving keyboard shortcuts to help you do this even faster.
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.
A bad attitude that starts with one employee can quickly infect co-workers if you don’t rein it in. Here are the top 10 tips for confronting employees whose negative behavior has begun to affect the workplace.
You can create impressive self-directed PowerPoint presentations by learning four key skills involving shapes.
If your job involves hiring, you know how frustrating it can be staring at all those résumés. Which claims are real, which are exaggerations and which are just flat-out lies?
Efficiency. It’s something every admin and every office strives for, but few master completely. Although sometimes touted as nothing more than a business buzzword, there is a secret to attaining this seemingly pie-in-the-sky goal: effective systems.