Managers Deal With The Challenge Of Remote Workers

Managers need to find ways to make remote workers feel like a member of the team

As we move further and further into the 21st Century, what work looks like is continuing to change. Managers realize that successful teams exhibit a type of office camaraderie where the different members of the team are willing to go above and beyond for the other members of their team. This can start to get … Read more

How Managers Can Get Candidates To Stop Turning Down Job Offers

Managers need to understand why candidates are turning job offers down

As a manager, one of the most important things that we are tasked with doing is using our manager skills to make sure that our teams are fully staffed. In order to do this, we have to perform a set of tasks: interview candidates, select the ones that best meet our needs, make an offer, … Read more

Has Hiring Become Broken At Your Company?

As a manager, you need to do a better job of hiring than everyone else

As managers we know that staffing our teams with the best people for the job is a critical part of creating teams that can accomplish great things. However, all too often when you take a look at how a company is going about hiring people, you’ll discover that somehow the process has become broken. Lots … Read more

Managers Need To Know How To Write Effective Job Postings

Managers have to make changes to how they describe open positions

If you are a manager and you have an opening on your team, what do you do? If you are like most of us your HR department is going to come to you and ask that you create a job description so that they can go post it and see who applies for it. This … Read more

Managers Want To Know Who The Real Leaders On Their Team Are

Managers want to know who on their team has true leadership potential

As managers, one of the jobs that our company expects us to perform is to use our manager skills to find the next generation of managers that will lead the company after we are gone. What this means for us is that we are responsible for taking a look at our team and identifying the … Read more

Managers Need To Know: What Do The Kids Want?

It turns out that benefits and perks are what millennials are looking for

Managers are faced with a number of different challenges as they attempt to perform their job. All of this is made even more difficult by the simple fact that not everyone on your team is the same. Sprinkled in our teams are the so-called millennial younger workers who have a different outlook on life than … Read more

How To Keep Your Best Team Members

Employees are your most valuable asset. Here's how to hold on to them

During the course of a normal day, a manager has a lot of different things that we need to spend time worrying about. However, using our manager skills to keep the team that we have onboard is often not one of the things that we worry about on an average day. However, perhaps we should … Read more

How Can A Manager Tell When Workers Are Getting Ready To Leave?

Managers need to detect when a team member is getting ready to leave

Managers understand that when the job market becomes tight, employee retention is key. What this means is that they are going to have to get good at using their manager skills to detect when their team members are thinking about leaving. Managers need to be able to detect the tell-tale signs that highly valued team … Read more

Are Managers Going To Be Ready For Gen Z Workers?

The next generation of workers are already battle scarred

Ok manager, how is managing those millennials working out for you? I hope that you’ve come up with ways to make peace with them because it is just about time for the next batch of workers to show up on your doorstep: Generation Z. Do you have any manager training for dealing with this? This … Read more