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?
There’s no shortage of negative employee behaviors that can have an ill effect on the entire workplace. Use these tricks of the managerial trade to deal with some of the most irritating employee types.
During HR Professionals Week (Oct. 7-11), we’ll be recognizing HR pros for their hard work and dedication in the workplace.
“Thanks for applying, wish you hadn’t!” That’s what many of Business Management Daily’s HR professional readers said when they had to go through the process of interviewing applicants and selecting new employees. Some have interviewed applicants who did or said things completely inappropriate for an interview. Some readers have even hired an applicant who, instead of being a great fit for the job, sent the HR pro into damage control mode after the new employee caused more problems than he or she was worth.
As a manager, you know how important it is to use the correct employment terms with employees. Using the wrong terms can expose your company to expensive lawsuits. The top five “lightning rod” terms to avoid with employees:
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People frequently panic when they have to take meeting minutes because they’re afraid they will forget to record something important. Christy Crump, who has 25+ years of experience as an administrative professional, provides her top 3 minute-taking tips to help you diminish this fear.
Maintaining a good working relationship with your boss involves structure and communication. Fred Kniggendorf, the president of consulting company Gravyloaf, L.L.C., provides strategies for getting on the same page as your boss.
Colette Carlson, founder of Speak Your Truth and columnist for Business Management Daily’s Administrative Professional Today newsletter, shares her four key points to being assertive, yet professional, to communicate what you want at work.
Holding meetings in the same surroundings day in and day out can lead to stagnant employees, allow for habitual interactions among co-workers and stale thoughts. So, what should you do? Change your environment. Take the meeting off-site.