Unless you model your management style on Donald Trump’s persona on “The Apprentice,” you probably don’t relish the idea of telling an employee, “You’re fired.” Letting an employee go who isn’t performing well is never an easy task, but it is an important part of being a manager and running an effective workplace. Listen to… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Behavioral Assessment
Maybe you have had the same job for a decade, or maybe you are hitting the pavement to find a new job. Perhaps you’re steadily moving up the career ladder at a company you love. Regardless of your employment situation, you can always use a boost in your professional presence, especially during the season of… Read more »
Throughout the course of your workday, you probably encounter dozens of distractions that threaten to derail your personal effectiveness — personal phone calls, coffee breaks, Facebook updates and conversations with co-workers about last night’s episode of “The Voice,” to name a few. It’s beneficial to take small breaks during the day to renew your energy… Read more »
As a manager, you try your best to keep up with the latest business news and industry specific developments. You read a variety of business blogs and subscribe to a few professional development newsletters. For the most part, you have a sense of what your employees need to work on to be more effective each day…. Read more »
Is your brain abuzz with wonderings about your performance this year? What were your biggest successes and failures in 2011? What were your best business decisions? What situations would you handle differently in the new year? What personality traits are bringing you success? What factors are holding you back? Would your coworkers agree with your… Read more »
In a weak economy with a high unemployment rate, many details of one’s workplace behavior become increasingly important when cuts must be made. If you are concerned about your job security, then one thing you can do is to work on increasing your professionalism in the workplace. If you manage employees that you are worried… Read more »
You are probably no stranger to the everyday challenges that come along with the responsibility of being a manager. You know how to handle a crisis, deal with conflict and find solutions to all the miscellaneous issues that arise. But what about the big challenges, the out-of-the-ordinary problems that don’t have an obvious resolution? These… Read more »
Anthony Tjan, CEO of a venture capital firm, claims that most organizations have about 10 percent of their workforce populated by high achievers, 10 percent of their workforce populated by low achievers, and then most of their workforce populated by more average employees that often get lost in the middle (read more on the Harvard… Read more »
Do you keep getting that dreaded white envelope in your mailbox that denies you the internal promotion you applied for? Have you risen through some of the ranks and then stalled out? Does it seem like everyone around you is moving onward and upward while you are just treading water? Do you feel unhappy in… Read more »
The latest numbers reported by CNN indicate that the economy remains on shaky ground, with no new jobs created in August and unemployment rates still high. With this kind of news, it is more important than ever to increase your personal accountability and take responsibility for your own job security. Even managers are at risk… Read more »
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