Many of the theories on basic motivation concepts have demonstrated reasonably strong predictive value. How does a manager concerned with motivating employees apply these theories. I can really relate to this because I already have experienced how it is to be working and yet your are unhappy. What really causes that unhappiness is when your views, Read More
Whether you are brand-new to your position or have been experiencing a difficult time interacting with your employees, you must realize that respect is not something that automatically comes with the position, but it must be earned. This is a mistake that many new managers or bosses make as they think that merely being in the position of superviso Read More
The old HR saying goes, "Hire for attitude, train for skills." But how do you create an organization that lives on trust? How do you create a trustworthy people-creating organization? How do you lead and manage a business that runs itself on trust principles? By hiring for trustingness, and training for trustworthiness. Read More
Formal employee performance reviews are important for all employees, even commission-paid sales representatives. But can a salesperson really exceed expectations? Read More
In this article from KMIR Channel 6 in Palm Springs, you'll find small business tips for hiring independent contractors. Using independent contractors or partnering with other solo entrepreneurs is one eway to expand your business while keeping overhead low. However, it is important to know the difference between subcontractors and employees espe Read More
Here's a list of tips, tools and resources that creates a collaborative hiring process, engages your employees in its outcome, insures a higher percentage of A-players are hired. Read More
Communication is a key to the success of every business but your company must be aware of the potential liability with employee communication especially with all the electronic systems available. Read More
Unemployment is at a all time high. There is a vast number of skilled and capable people, not often in the labor market, suddenly available. Many companies are taking advantage of this extraordinary talent pool by hiring in anticipation of the economic recovery. Whether the hire is an addition to their team or upgrading current employees, this l Read More
When starting a business, having part time or freelance employees will probably be a necessity, at least in the beginning. The problem, of course, is keeping part timers and freelancers motivated. How can you do this when part timers almost always spend less time with your business and may have fewer motivations and a lower commitment level to any Read More
As our companies grow we find that the day-to-day administrative requirements to keep them going grow as well. When you are adding to your team this invariably causes additional paperwork. This includes everything from developing great onboarding practices and materials, to ensuring that all the forms that are required by government are complete Read More

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