In order to manage the best team, you have to have the best team. What this means is that one of your responsibilities as a manager is to use your manager skills to recruit the best team possible. During times when the job market is tight, this can be a real challenge. Challenges In Recruiting … Read more Managers Struggle To Recruit The Right Workers
More and more companies are starting to realize that if they want to get the most out of their employees, they are going to have to get employees from different departments to work together. It turns out that this can be difficult to do. How is a manager going to use their manager skills to … Read more How Can Managers Get People To Work Together?
When I’m working with new IT Managers I often run into the buddy / boss problem. It’s perfectly understandable that any person newly placed into an IT Manager position would like to establish a positive relationship with the people that they are managing. This is all well and good, but it’s all too easy for … Read more 2 Rules For Being A Better IT Manager Boss
When an IT manager is given an assignment to complete a project, who should he/she want to have on their team? Within the world of IT, there are many different types of people that you can choose from, but all too often it comes down choosing people who are as smart as (or less) that … Read more The IT Manager’s Dilemma: Smart People Or Good Ideas?
As yet another generation comes to work in the IT department, IT mangers are being confronted with another management challenge. More and more of the new wave of workers are coming from the world of multi-player online games. These games consist of large, complex, social systems that are constantly evolving. Games like World of Warcraft … Read more 5 Characteristics Of Hard Core Gamers That IT Managers Need