Showing posts from January, 2023

How to Say Goodbye to Bad Employee

  1/30/2023 Are you struggling with how to say goodbye to a bad employee? You're not alone. It can be difficult to confront someone about their performance, especially if you've been putting it off for a while. But alas, the time has come to have that tough conversation. Here are some tips on how to say goodbye to a bad employee in a way that is respectful and considerate of their dignity. 1. Give them a chance to improve - sometimes all an employee needs is a little bit of guidance to get back on track: Although it can be difficult to manage employees, sometimes the best solution is to simply provide clear guidance. Having a discussion with an employee about their performance or providing resources and training can help them identify areas they need to improve upon and help them find solutions themselves. This not only helps the employee make better choices in the future, but it also gives employers the opportunity to show that they are invested in the well-being of their st

How to Recruit the Newer Working Generations

Recruiting Millennials and Generation Z   1/23/2023 Recruiting Millennials and Generation Z to your organization requires a modern approach. Companies should be aware of the digital world they live in and adapt their recruitment methods accordingly. Younger generations are more likely to be attracted to organizations that emphasize technology, innovation, diversity, and inclusion, as well as meaningful work. It’s important for companies to understand the values and interests of millennials and Generation Z in order to engage them. Start by looking at your current recruitment process -- such as job listings, application forms, and interview processes -- to see if they are optimized for younger generations. For example, consider whether you’re using language that appeals to younger generations or if you have an online application system that works well on phones and tablets. Using social media is another great way to reach potential candidates from this demographic. Platforms like Linke

Don’t Give in to Employee Entitlement - Here’s How to Handle it

  Don’t Give In to Employee Entitlement - Here’s How To Handle It! Every employer knows the feeling of dealing with an entitled employee. That entitled attitude makes them think they deserve preferential treatment, more money, and more time off. This can be a real nightmare for employers! But don’t give in to it - here are some tips on how to handle employee entitlement in the workplace.  1/16/2023   Don't Let Entitlement Get in the Way of Productivity Be Clear with Your Expectations The first thing you need to do is make sure your expectations are clear from the beginning. Set boundaries and guidelines during the hiring process so that your team members know what is expected of them from day one. Be upfront about hours, pay rate, vacation days, and other policies you want them to adhere to. If everyone knows what’s expected from them, there won’t be any surprises down the road when it comes to performance or rewards.  Address Entitlement Immediately  If you do notice employees beh

How to Identify Toxic Employees

How to Spot a Toxic Employee in the Workplace Toxic employees can be difficult to spot, however they can have a serious impact on workplace morale and productivity. The key is to identify them early before their behavior begins to spread throughout the office. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the signs of toxic employees and how you can take action if you suspect someone may be behaving inappropriately.  1/09/2023 - Signs of a Toxic Employee  The first sign of a toxic employee is usually poor communication or disruptive behavior. A toxic employee might be overly aggressive in meetings, constantly undermining coworkers, or refusing to cooperate with colleagues. They may also display signs of arrogance or entitlement, expecting others to do all the work while taking credit for any successes themselves. Additionally, toxic employees are often unproductive and resistant to feedback or criticism.  Another sign of a toxic employee is their ability (or lack thereof) to get along with

Getting Back to Work After the Holidays

12/30/2022 The holidays are a great time for relaxation and self-reflection. But, after a few weeks of vacation and rest, it can be intimidating to switch back into work mode. Don't worry — here are some tips on how to get back into the swing of things after the holiday break. Start your day off right. Try to stick to your normal routine as much as possible. Wake up at the same time you would during work days, plan out what you need to accomplish in the day, and get moving! Eating a healthy breakfast is also important — it will help give you energy and focus for the tasks ahead. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Chances are, while you were away there have been changes made in your workplace that you may not be aware of yet. Before jumping right into any projects or tasks, take some time to ask around about what’s new or different since you left for the holidays. You don’t want to waste time doing something that has already been changed or updated since your last workday!    Set yo