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How To Stop Wasting Time At Work

Do you find yourself staying late at work, or coming in on weekends to finish your job load? An important aspect to consider is if you are truly overworked and boggled down with too much to do, or if you are simply not productive with…

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Providing Retraining For Underperforming Employees

The primary goal of an organisational leader should be to support and foster creativity and productivity in employees. Part of this is ensuring that employees are able to complete their job tasks accurately and using appropriate methods. When performance reviews reveal that an employee is…

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How To Renegotiate A Higher Salary As A Manager

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…

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3 Unique Ideas For The Office Christmas Party

During the holiday season many companies thank employees for their hard work by throwing holiday parties. Managers like the chance to express their gratification to their staff during these events. (more…)

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4 Affordable Christmas Gifts For Your Employees

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…

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Pros & Cons Of Monitoring Your Employees At Work

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…

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3 Effective Ways To Reprimand Employees Without Causing Conflict

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. (more…)

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Creating Action Plans From Performance Appraisals

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…

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How To Help Employees Deal With Change

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…

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4 Common Leadership Errors All Managers Should Avoid

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…

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How To Keep Your Cool In A Heated Working Environment

Working in general is not easy. If you work as a manager, you have the added stress of supervising others, and being responsible for their behaviour at work. Although certain employees or situations can cause you to stress out, it is never wise to lose…

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How To Earn Respect As A Manager

Getting assigned the position of a manager does not automatically come with respect from underlings. If you are a new manager who has just started in the company, or a younger supervisor who is managing older employees, your new role in the organisation may be…

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