Employee Management

The Goldilocks Effect: Which Leadership Style Engages Employees the Most?

In the classic children’s tale The Story of the Three Bears, Goldilocks stumbles upon an empty home where three bears reside. She finds that each bear has its own preference for porridge, chairs, and beds. After testing each of these, she determines that two of them are always too much in one extreme (e.g., too hot, too soft); however, one is always just right. Read more about The Goldilocks Effect: Which Leadership Style Engages Employees the Most?

What Kind of Leader are You?

Leadership styles vary, and can vary greatly. Furthermore, a style that might work for one company or industry might be a total bust for another. So… what kind of leader are you? How do you engage your people? What are the characteristics that make you who you are and define how you lead? Read more about What Kind of Leader are You?

Employee Assessments: Tactical or Strategic?

You followed the hiring process to a T and it worked! You hired a great employee and they are proving to be a great fit. But what happened to their assessment results? I’m willing to bet you used the results to help you make a hiring decision, but haven’t looked at them since.

You’re not alone. Read more about Employee Assessments: Tactical or Strategic?

The 4 Winners of a Successful, Dynamic Performance Strategy

In many organizations, performance management is synonymous with performance appraisal. Performance appraisal is an event that focuses primarily on two parties—the employee and the supervisor—and is structured to provide feedback regarding the employee’s performance over the course of the most recent rating period. The supervisor will report his or her perception of how the employee has performed, and the employee listens. Read more about The 4 Winners of a Successful, Dynamic Performance Strategy

What is Employee Engagement and Why Does it Matter?

There is a myriad of ways to address the issue of employee engagement. How much emphasis should you place on engagement? Ruby shares her expertise in this short video.

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Managing Generation Y

As we get close to beginning a new year, there has been a lot of discussion surrounding the trends of the workforce in the future. One of the most common terms I continue to hear is “Millenials.” They’re beginning to move up in the ranks of leadership, and while many of you probably have experience working with this group, do you really know who they are?

I did some research to find out.

Who Are They? Read more about Managing Generation Y

Working From Home: How to Stay Connected to Your Employees

With the advances in technology and mobile computing, many employers are more open to the concept of allowing their employees to work from home. Here are a few tips on how you can stay connected to your employees who are now working remotely. 

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