Talking too much at work about non-work related issues that are friendly can be a touchy subject. Also, if everyone is talking too much, then productivity slows down. If talking about off-work things is frowned upon totally though, this can affect the morale of your employees. With all of this, keeping your business running while keeping talking under control and employees happy isn’t always easy to juggle. No one wants to be a tyrant, but...
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Your business is going along smoothly and your employees are working as a team efficiently. But then you start to notice signs of dissatisfaction from your most valuable employee. He doesn’t seem as enthused about a new project and seems to be distracted. Could your employee be about ready to quit? Well, there are things to look for which can give you a head’s up that an employee is thinking about going out the door....
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Employers may believe that the work culture of their company provides its employees with teamwork and innovation. However, the employees may at the same time feel as if the workplace is a place of competition, predictability and obedience at the expense of worker happiness and productivity. Company culture is extremely important in the workplace, but many employers aren’t giving the employees what’s needed to make this culture successful. So some employees may feel then that...
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When you have employees, you can also have personality conflicts. Sometimes it’s something which can be shrugged off, but other times it may be something more serious. Conflict isn’t always a bad thing either, it can lead to improvements, creativity, innovation or even a healthy competition. But what if it causes tension so thick that it can be cut with a knife? Then you have a problem. This needs to be brought before your desk....
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A performance evaluation of an employee is an important part of making sure that an employee is meeting the requirements of the job. It also gives an opportunity to identify any underachieving performance problems. Additionally, this gives the employee a chance to discuss any concerns that may have arisen. In addition, employees that understand the role they play in a business will stay motivated and productive. With a performance review too, this tool can help...
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In the business world, there are bad types of bosses that an employee may encounter. Some of these bosses are bullies, some are too much the buddy, some are even procrastinators; but all are bosses that different employees have to deal with.  So below are how different styles of management and the effects that they have on the employees: When working for a procrastinator A procrastinator is a person who waits until the last minute...
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It’s important for your employees to be able to achieve a balance between life and work. This is often a challenge though because of the pressures of day to day work along with the pressures of family life. There are also pressures from having time to maintain friendships and from your employees’ own normal self-care. If your employees feel that they have more control over what’s happening in their home life and with their friendships...
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If your company culture is unadaptable or rigid, the possibility that your company will fail is increased. A company that has outstanding company culture has outstanding leadership. So, if changes are to be made, leaders need to recognize that need and be willing to make the needed appropriate changes. Now leadership which is outstanding is a combination of conviction, maturity, focus, optimism, diligence and the ability to handle uncertainty. When leadership is strong in a...
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When you’re buying healthcare furniture for your medical office, there are some considerations to think about. This is because healthcare furniture has special features because patients may need these. Also, your receptionist may need a certain kind of desk that is different from regular office furniture. So, for patients some furniture pieces that you buy may have wheels and others may have leg rests though they look much like regular office furniture. So below are...
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There are several reasons why your employees may need lockers in your office space. When you have office lockers it permits your employees to have some personal spaces in the office. Also because many offices have a shared workspace, protection of personal belongings may become an issue. Having a safe space to put personal items can relieve worries about theft or loss. That issue can be overcome with private lockers.   Why lockers are a...
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