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    Employee Data Management a Key to HR Success

    There are many different factors that contribute to the success of a business, but many would argue that none more important than the people who work there. Leading, motivating and developing the workforce, (human resource), therefore is paramount to an effective strategic business plan. The basics of human resources (HR) management include defining the work roles within an organization, recruiting/staffing for those positions, employee compensation and benefits and employee engagement and retention. Essentially, HR professionals are tasked...

    Solutions to Managing Negative Workplace Behaviors

    Managing employees is no easy task. Individuals' personalities clash, conflicts arise, and differences of opinions can all get in the way of productivity. It is up to the company to keep its work environment pleasant and its operations running smoothly. It is beneficial to have established protocols in place to deal with the challenges of managing your workforce.

    Busting Through Writer’s Block: Giving Employee Feedback Without Losing Your Mind!

    Employee performance appraisals are imperative for many businesses to function smoothly, as they ensure that everyone is communicating and doing their job at an optimal level of performance and efficiency. However, sometimes it is difficult to give employee feedback – wording something incorrectly can cause misunderstanding and may even come across as offensive, even if that was not the intention. If an employee is struggling with their performance, it is important to clearly phrase their need for improvement in a positive light to avoid any...

    10 Qualities of a Great Mentor

    As a manager, you hold a very important position within your company. You are a leader within the company and as a leader you may serve as a mentor. We all know people learn by watching what you do, not what you say, so in this role, leading by example is critical. Your mentee will be watching how you handle situations and model their behavior accordingly.

    Treat Your Team with Respect

    Does upper management treat employees with respect and dignity? Do co-workers do the same? And how about the employee-customer relationship? When setting up a company, you must also set up the culture. And a piece of that culture is how you treat one another. Being respectful of one another is something we have been taught to do since birth, but that doesn’t mean we always do it. When life gets overwhelming and work gets stressful, it can be hard to take into account other pe
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