A toxic employee can become an employable person with the right employer and some coaching from an employer who cares. One way to do this coaching with toxic employees is to disengage bad behavior and remain neutral, but diplomatic. Also, when dealing with toxic behavior, you can address the issue with a solution that’s positive so that the behavior is disengaged. So, what are the toxic behaviors and the solutions to these kinds of bad...
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If you’re in charge of your company, are you going to be a boss or a leader? Of course, as a leader you are the boss, but this term boss is meant with its pejorative implications. Because there are definite differences between a boss in that sense and a leader. Depending on which one you are too will add to the success of your business and the contentment of your employees. So, do you want...
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One of your employee wishes to make an appointment with you. As you sit behind your desk, you wonder if it could be about a pay raise and you start to worry. You worry because if the employee does want a pay raise, then that means you have a worker unhappy about his or her employment status. It could be a sign of potentially losing the employee if you don’t give a raise too. However,...
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All employers would like to have so many work opportunities that potential employees are just lining up at the door in that this would mean more business profits, and it adds to the community. But the reality of it is that if you have work overflow, it’s usually just temporary and hiring new employees and setting up a permanent workplace workforce really isn’t feasible. However, there are other options that will work for you and...
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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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Companies are finding out that hiring telecommuters is a sound investment dealing with both time and money. Since communicating with other businesses all over the world is more and more common, hiring a person who works from home, or even a coffee shop with Wi-Fi can have many benefits. Also, if your company is new and your budget is tight, hiring a telecommuter can costs lower costs while broadening your network of employees and your...
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An employee who is a workhorse is an employee who goes to great lengths to make sure that things get done. This type of employee soon becomes someone that you can always depend on. So, an employee who is a workhorse is the one behind the curtain adding the paint to the proverbial trim to the scenery before the show while everyone else is waiting backstage. A workhorse employee doesn’t have a big ego which...
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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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