How much do your business leaders really trust their colleagues?
How does trust affect a team’s performance when tasks are delegated out?
How is the level of trust in your business? If it seems to be lacking, or you’re not sure it’s as great as it can be, you may already be in trouble.
According to a new survey conducted by researchers at the London Business School and MIT’s Sloan School of Management, senior management teams are not as trusting as they should be in the abilities of their colleagues in other departments. Senior management indicated that they only trust their colleagues to deliver on their needs 10 percent of the time. Continue reading
What career skills should your workforce have in 2016?
How will your office continue to change in 2016?
Is your business hiring a few weeks into the new year? With the holidays long gone, many managers are placing most of their focus on 2016, what improvements can be made and where the year can eventually end up.
The major theme being touted for many so far for the year echoes the same sentiment as 2015: the inability to find qualified talent to fill the ranks of those searching for work elsewhere. Continue reading
How can you delegate in a more meaningful way?
How can you delegate your most important tasks?
As your business continues to grow in success and total number of employees, delegation should remain a top priority.
Delegation is the ability to entrust others to perform certain tasks within a specific time frame. Whether you’re a new hire, seasoned employee or hold a manager position, the ability to delegate is essential, as it means you can prioritize and ask for help when necessary. Continue reading
Employee retention remains a hot button issue in the first few weeks of 2016 with many businesses continuing to cite it as a number one source of revenue loss.
How can you facilitate better employee retention?
According to a recent survey conducted by Robert Half Finance and Accounting, training and development are vital pieces of retention. About 64 percent of professionals indicated the availability of new skills is essential for their remainder in a certain position. Of those polled, 34 percent said new skills are at least somewhat important. Continue reading
What should leaders avoid to ensure their employees remain satisfied and driven?
How can leaders continue to motivate their employees?
Employee engagement can be affected by a range of factors including overall retention, workload and offered benefits. As a leader, if you’re unsure of the motivation status in your office, you may already be in trouble. Engagement is one of the leading factors employees think of when choosing whether to look for work elsewhere or remain in their current position. Continue reading