How to Fire an Employee The Right Way

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Fire an Employee the Right Way

  Firing an employee is never easy. Since there are usually a lot of emotions involved, things are often done or said in a less-than-ideal way or they’re just done wrong. There are several reasons you should be trying to fire people the ‘right way.’ First, make sure you aren’t making a mistake. You don’t… Read more »

Is Your Company in Jeopardy Due to These Common and Costly Workplace Injuries?

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  Injuries cost businesses around $170 billion per year, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the worst part about it is many workplace injuries are preventable. According to a study from Travelers Insurance, the top cause of on-the-job injury is handling materials, considered an activity that might involve lifting, filling or transporting… Read more »

How to Take A Real Break

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  Research has shown that stepping away from your work for a bit during the day can actually lead to better productivity than if you just try to grind it out without stopping. More specifically, taking a short break has been shown to boost mental sharpness, lessen fatigue, alleviate pain and boost alertness. Americans are… Read more »

How To Help Underperforming Workers Without Sinking the Ship

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  In order to create a more collaborative and supportive work environment, companies are now increasingly asking their management team to coach their employees toward better performance, rather than using the threat disciplinary measures. No matter their position, professionals all have the same motivations, despite being from different generations, places or genders: Everybody wants to… Read more »

Why Your Hiring Strategy Must be Geared Toward Millennials

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  Still representing a large percentage of the workforce, baby boomers are poised to leave a lot of job openings behind as they pass into retirement over the next decade. Millennials are expected to fill that void and companies need to start attracting this generation now, or risk being caught off guard. Younger workers aren’t… Read more »

How to Get Along with Negative Co-worker You Have to See All Day

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  Doing a job well is hard enough, and it can get downright impossible when you have to work with a negative coworker all day. There are psychological, socioeconomic, biochemical and other reasons for why people become so negative, but most people who have to deal with a bad attitude are just concerned with trying… Read more »