Underperforming employees: the all-important question- Analysis
Rachel Turner, writing in Fast Company, has an article on how to talk to an underperforming employee. It’s good advice, although it bypasses the single most important issue.
Hard work = fair treatment- Analysis
Here’s a curious statistic: 2.5 billion of the world’s workforce would work harder if their employers treated them better, according to a study by Qualtrics XM Institute.
How to deal with politics in the workplace- Analysis
Man, said Aristotle, is a political animal. It’s no surprise, then, that politics are seeping into all sorts of discourse—including those in the workplace.
Time to junk the performance review- Analysis
The words “performance review” tend to evoke a visceral groan from supervisors and employees alike.
Portrait of a family business- Analysis
Family-run businesses have their own peculiar problems. Yes, there are family members who are incompetent and are there only because they can’t get a job anywhere else. No matter how bad they may be, they are usually not fired.
Why employees quit their managers- Analysis
I thought this article from Buzzfeed would be amusing, but it wasn’t. It was extremely sad.
Red flags in job interviews- Analysis
If you don’t have any hilarious job interview stories, you just haven’t been in the workforce.
The $423,000 management tip- Analysis
The story goes back to the early twentieth century, when Charles M. Schwab, head of the gigantic Bethlehem Steel Company asked productivity consultant Ivy Lee for a way to get more things done.
Be a better business partner- Analysis
The produce industry is a people business built on trust, but here are two business practices that can get you to where you want to be.
Of microaggression and heart attacks- Analysis
Fairness may be more crucial to your bottom line than you think.