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Mental Health in the Workplace: How Managers Can Make a Difference

Mental Health in the Workplace: How Managers Can Make a Difference

Mar 01, 2021

True, mental health in the workplace is everyone's job. But if you're a business owner, leader or manager— or all three—workplace mental health really has to start with you.

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Employee Appreciation Quotes & Messages for Employee Appreciation Day

Employee Appreciation Quotes & Messages for Employee Appreciation Day

Feb 26, 2021

With Employee Appreciation Day rapidly approaching (March 5th, 2021), you might be looking for ways to express your gratitude to employees for all their hard work—especially if your team is dedicated and highly engaged.

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Leading Remote Teams in 2021

Leading Remote Teams in 2021

Feb 25, 2021

Before the pandemic, most leaders hadn’t had experience leading remote teams. Now, most of us are working remotely, with no clear end in sight. Not surprisingly, plenty of companies plan to work remotely even when life returns to normal. With remote...

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Annual Performance Reviews: How Managers Can Make Them More Effective

Annual Performance Reviews: How Managers Can Make Them More Effective

Feb 22, 2021

Does anyone—employer or employee—enjoy annual performance reviews? It isn't enough for performance reviews to be "positive." The best annual performance review I ever had sounded like it had been written by my mother. But I also knew, right there in...

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Employee Appreciation Day 2021: A Guide For Leaders and Managers

Employee Appreciation Day 2021: A Guide For Leaders and Managers

Feb 19, 2021

Employee Appreciation Day is just around the corner! And it's widely known that employee appreciation is directly tied to employee engagement, productivity,  job satisfaction, employee morale and workplace happiness—among others.

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Employee Self-Assessment Examples and Questions

Employee Self-Assessment Examples and Questions

Feb 18, 2021

Having employees fill out self-assessments periodically—whether it’s once a year or every six months—helps them develop and grow in their role. In fact, there’s a great quote by the American philosopher John Dewey: “We do not learn from experience....

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New Employee Orientation Checklist

New Employee Orientation Checklist

Feb 12, 2021

Everything goes better when you work from a list—this includes new employee orientations.

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Employee Training, Coaching, & Mentoring: What’s the Difference?

Employee Training, Coaching, & Mentoring: What’s the Difference?

Feb 10, 2021

As a manager, you’ve probably been involved with one or more of the following: coaching, training and mentoring. And while all three can play a crucial role in employee development, each has a different focus, strategy and outcome. Here's a look at...

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Coaching Employees? How to Avoid the 7 Major Pitfalls

Coaching Employees? How to Avoid the 7 Major Pitfalls

Feb 08, 2021

Coaching employees is like driving a stick shift: It's fun if you know what you're doing, but a disaster if you don't. Or if you don't know what you don't know. And while stick shifts have thankfully disappeared along with disco, employee coaching...

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5 Ways To Drive Professional Growth At Your Company

5 Ways To Drive Professional Growth At Your Company

Feb 05, 2021

As a manager, you may not be able to influence your employees' personal lives, but there are several ways you can drive your team's professional growth. Here are five employee development ideas to help your employees grow and thrive in their role....

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