Dealing with discipline for the first time is one of the scariest things you can do so here are a few pointers to help you out.
Posts Tagged: employees
Learn why athletes are often shining stars in the workplace.
Hiring “boomerangs” is a workforce trend that will increase as HR and Talent Managers deal with the challenge of hiring qualified employees.
Don’t think of internal communication as “I need to tell you what’s going on” or “You need to provide feedback via this survey.” If you really want to communicate with employees, it must be a dialogue.
When a group of people work together, there’s bound to be conflict. In the best case scenario, this can work itself out on its own – but sometimes you’ll come across a team member who’s just difficult to work with. How do you deal?
At some point during their careers, most managers will face the difficult task of dealing with an employee who consistently falls short of goals and is facing termination. And while the decision to fire someone is never easy, it’s even more challenging when it involves an employee who initially showed promise or who’s especially passionate... Read more »
Are your government employees tired, lacking motivation, or just simply needing a little of bit of pep to help them overcome some pessimistic attitudes at the workplace? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Here are 3 tips to help boost employee morale that can be implemented no matter your position, agency, or department.
“Be servants of peace. Weep with those who are sorrowful, rejoice with those who are joyful, teach those who are ignorant. Care for those who are sick. Serve your families. Serve your neighbors. Serve your cities. Serve the poor. Join others who serve. Serve, serve, serve! That's the challenge. For in the end, it will... Read more »
My father a member of the Silent Generation used this phrase all the time, "I Feel You But I Can’t Reach You.” Of course to him, the phrase was not a term of endearment. He used this refrain from a position of power as he reminded you of your lack of power. He never intended... Read more »
The GAO released a report last month calling for better management of substandard employees. According to the report, the government could benefit from better performance management training and use of tools to address underperforming individuals. Dealing with underperforming employees can be difficult, and can lead to some awkward conversations. Here are some of my favorite tips... Read more »