Leaders & Managers

From the nitty gritty of daily management to addressing your aspirations of leadership, this section for leaders & managers tells you how to make strong leadership decisions, build effective teams, delegate and stay above the everyday management muddle.

Get tips, strategies, tool and advice on: performance reviews, preventing workplace violence, best-practices leadership, team building, leadership skills, people management and management training.

What can you do to make sure your feedback makes a real difference in employee performance? Here are some suggestions from the pros:
When properly done, the task of writing a job description—as much as the written document itself—is the place where the hiring process gets off to a good start. Here's some expert advice that can help:

 

Your big-company competitors are doing much more this year to register employees to vote and encourage them to go to the polls.

If employees wear inappropriate clothes to work, express your concern in a firm-but-diplomatic fashion.

Notify staff if you're tracking them via GPS.

 

Cross-dressing at work isn't protected by law.


Silence pay-related complaints with wise words.

The U.S. government is funneling more money than ever to small businesses.

If you're an owner/executive of a C corporation, it's time to sit down with your tax adviser to see if your compensation passes IRS muster.

The sluggish economy of recent years has helped encourage more employees to come to work, even while they're sick. Nearly 77 percent of employees say they've shown up to work when ill, says a recent poll by ComPsych Corp.

Anu Shukla didn’t know when she started out in the tech industry 17 years ago that treating her people like“prize stallions” would inspire their best work and induce them to follow her anywhere.
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