Many people hide their feelings out of anger, fear or uncertainty. So a manager needs to have his or her radar up when an employee says one thing and thinks or does another.
From time to time, all managers deal with subpar performance or shoddy work. And sometimes it’s tempting just to do it yourself. Don’t.
While you’re wondering whether they should or should not, the fact is, they do. If you want to be more formal about it, here's a 15-point assessment you can hand out to them.
In this election year, taxes are—as usual—a prime consideration. If you earn a paycheck, you'll want to check out what the candidates have in mind.
The little things we say—or don’t say—can make a big difference in employee morale and productivity. Which of these do you use, or don’t use?
As a manager, it’s your responsibility to ensure that none of your people behave in a way that diminishes the sense of mutual respect and dignity in your unit. That’s what insensitive racial remarks do.
It's easy for savings to fall through the cracks when you file your return. Here are some opportunities to watch for.
When an aspiring diva is oversharing vivid details of her latest marital crisis, loudly lamenting a new company policy, or turning the search for a lost document into a Mission Impossible-style hunt, the one thing she isn’t doing is her job.
Here’s a new worry for employers: “Ghost” employees who receive paychecks and benefits but never actually show up for work.
You already know that emails can be misinterpreted. So sometimes you must simply forgo them and deliver a message in person or, at the very least, over the phone.