Identifying Potential Partnerships on Your Team
Your workplace is a dynamic melting pot filled with different personalities, working styles, and skills sets. As a manager, you are tasked with running an effective and productive team, but sometimes your employees hit road blocks on their own. Have you ever thought of having some of your staff members work together on related projects or in areas where one can offer the other skills training? Follow our three-part series on workplace partnerships with this post, aimed at helping you identify who in your office should pair up to produce great work and learn together! Read more.
Managing Effective Partnerships on Your Team
The second post in a three-part series on workplace partnerships offers you the opportunity to see how those partnerships are working as well as provide guidance to those who need a little help. You want to manage your small teams without overmanaging them or impeding their partnerships. Help your small teams get started and stay productive with tips for some common scenarios in workplace partnerships! Read more.
Managing Ineffective Partnerships on Your Team
We wrap up our series on office partnerships by helping you to identify those partnerships that are not working out and coaching you on what to do next. There are always some common pitfalls when it comes to pairing up to work together, and your small teams will be no exception. You may be able to salvage some of these teams or may choose to break them up and switch things up a bit. Whatever you decide, we have some tips about dealing with these ineffective partnerships. Read more.
March 2014 Jobs Report
The unemployment rate remained at 6.7% for the month of March and the United States economy added 192,000 jobs spanning across many industries. Read more.
Top 10 Attitudes Employers Should Look For
When you source candidates for a new job, it is no surprise, especially in today’s economy, that you receive an overwhelming amount of responses and résumés. While you can weed out many of them, there will be several at the top of the pile that have comparable skill sets and experience, which can leave you baffled as to who to interview and hire. Once you narrow down your small pool, hire for attitude! Anita Clew offers advice on the top 10 attitudes any manager would be wise to hire. Read more.