“Out with the old, in with the new!” chant managers as they dispose of documents that have accumulated in their office throughout the year. But, in your quest to keep a clean, organized desk, you might run the risk of getting rid of documents you must keep under the law.
Human Resource professionals spend a lot of time ensuring companies comply with the law so the employers don’t wind up in court losing time and money. But more and more, HR managers are finding themselves defending not their employers’ bottom lines, but their own personal bank accounts. Business Management Daily uncovers how HR pros can protect themselves against personal liability in the workplace.
Microsoft Excel is known as the dominant producer of spreadsheets. It’s used by organizations throughout the world. But is the program an enormous challenge for you? You know how effective it can be, but does working with Microsoft Excel ultimately cause you more time and stress than it’s worth?
According to recent findings from a Gallup Daily tracking series, 52% of employees are “not engaged” in their work. However, it’s also essential to determine whether managers are engaged in managing their employees. In an attempt to “empower” their staffs, too many managers take a completely hands-off approach, leaving employees alone unless they really need help.
Because absenteeism typically comes under the “minor problem” category, the first step is a precounseling session between the individual and his supervisor. In this session the supervisor determines if the employee understands the company’s policy on absences. The positive discipline approach then consists of the following stages:
If co-workers’ bad attitudes create tension, protect yourself from those office toxins.
What makes a great leader? Sometimes it’s qualities that are learned. Sometimes it’s qualities that are innate. Not every manager can be great leader. Business Management Daily shares five important things every manager who aspires to be a corporate leader should ask themselves.
Conducting job interviews is one of the most legally dangerous tasks performed by managers. That’s why every question should relate to this central theme: “How are you qualified to perform the job you are applying for?”
Is your job burning you out? Don’t work harder, work smarter. Discover better ways to increase productivity! Get more done in less time and reduce stress.
The best managers aren’t just the ones who can extract the most productivity from their people, but the ones who produce great future managers. How can you be sure that your best people will someday be top-notch leaders themselves?