As a manager, you have likely negotiated pay for your employees during the interview process, and again throughout their time working for you. While you may be an expert in negotiations with others, have you thought about your own salary lately? Do you feel like you have been given fair raises that have been commensurate[…..]
With the Christmas season just around the corner, you need to start planning the gifts you will give to your staff members. A present will show your employees that you value their effort and hard work throughout the year. While your firm may throw a Christmas party for all workers, and may even give out[…..]
Despite a European directive that mandated to regulate maximum work hours, many Britons are still spending the majority of their time at work. While some employees are compensated for their time, others are not. This leaves some workers struggling to meet their professional and personal needs.
With the latest advances in technology, more and more organisations in the United Kingdom are monitoring their employees. Monitoring employees involves tracking their Internet activity, such as what they spend their work time doing online, what websites they visit, and who they email; listening to phone calls from work and mobile phones; drug testing; and[…..]
When managing a team of individuals, supervisors are the ones responsible for making sure that employees are conducting themselves professionally, and working efficiently and ethically. When staff members act accordingly and follow all the rules, managers may praise them and reward them.
Performance appraisals are often seen as one of the necessary evils of working life by organisational leaders and employees alike. Many managers approach the performance appraisal process as an opportunity to outline every little thing that they feel the employee has done wrong since the last appraisal, but that’s not what the process is meant[…..]
In today’s labour market, there is constant change. Gone are the days when workers spent their entire lives at one company. Now, companies are merging, being bought out, closing, or moving overseas. These activities lead to change in work scope, the working environment, and change in leadership.
Managers often wear many different hats at the job. Not only do they have to manage their own workload, but they need to also track the work of their underlings. A great manager takes it upon him or herself to coach employees to be the best they can be. However, not all supervisors are good[…..]
Not all individuals who hold positions of power use them wisely. One only needs to observe certain world leaders to see how some people use and abuse power. Unfortunately, some managers also do not make good leaders, and are not properly trained on how to supervise their underlings. This list compiles a list of the[…..]