Being a manager requires that you strike a number of sensitive balances with your team and peers: You want to develop authentic and respectful relationships, while maintaining professional boundaries. It’s a tall order.
Whether or not the executive travel ban ever takes effect, foreign workers—particularly those from the banned countries, but also those from other Muslim countries—are feeling the impact. So are employers.
Which employees should you be fighting to keep? It doesn’t always come down to their knowledge, skills or personality. Instead, the most exceptional employees possess these attributes.
Many employers and workers are re-evaluating their stance on this squirm-invoking subject. Might company-initiated salary transparency be beneficial?
You may not be entirely to blame for your communication misses. People’s cognitive biases can affect how they process information and make decisions based on what they heard. Overcome these eight cognitive biases that are working against you.
Jorgen Vig Knudstorp has been Lego’s “master builder” of the company’s turnaround since 2004. At the time, Lego was losing $1 million a day. Now it’s the world’s most profitable toy company.
The EEOC receives over 30,000 harassment complaints each year, and that may just be the tip of the iceberg. One EEOC-commissioned survey found that three out of four employees who experience harassment never complain through their employer’s established channels.
Trying to motivate employees with games, incentives and pizza parties might work to some extent. But lasting results only come from fully engaged staffers who believe in the organizational culture.
President Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget calls for establishing the first-ever federal paid leave mandate, dramatically shrinks the U.S. Department of Labor and places enforcement of anti-discrimination rules aimed at federal contractors under the EEOC.
Most leaders like to celebrate success. But if you want employees to innovate, think about the benefits of celebrating failure, too. After all, no less sweat, toil or creative energy goes into major projects that don’t happen to pan out.