We received an inquiry recently on our process implementation page, where we ask: ‘How do you train and communicate with your team?’ A reader from a large school district wrote in saying that their district is in the midst of many changes. The district faces many communications and training challenges, especially when introducing new information technology for employees. The reader went on to ask, ‘How can training improve employee performance?’ Continue reading How Can Training Improve Employee Performance?
Distractions are the bane of productive work. Whether it’s a notification on your phone or a chatty coworker talking about their day, it can disrupt your workflow and put you out of sync. The question is—How do you handle distractions in the workplace? There’s no simple answer, as there are plenty of things that can disrupt you during the workday. However, you can apply a few principles to minimize the impact of workplace distractions. Here are some of the most effective examples. Continue reading How Do You Handle Distractions in the Workplace?
The last few months have greatly tested the technological readiness of workspaces for virtual offices and working remotely. Here is a list of some important tools for you to manage your virtual office:
Can you call your employee relations successful in your business without a DEI policy? When it comes to encouraging diversity and inclusion in the workplace, one of the first and best steps a business can take is to write a well-designed diversity, inclusion and equality (DEI) policy. Continue reading How To Write An Effective Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policy
As a manager or owner, simply telling your employees “we have to be more efficient” won’t motivate better employee performance. Saying, like wishing, doesn’t make it so. You have to be a mentor and coach to get the most out of your employees — all of them. So how do you improve poor employee performance? Continue reading How Do You Improve Poor Employee Performance?
The success of your enterprise depends on who you hire. Here are a few tips on how to write interview questions so you can hire the best candidates. Continue reading What are the Most Effective Interview Questions?
Relationship with your employees requires constant nurturing requiring you to answer the question: How do you give employees recognition? You have to recognize their work and deliver praise whenever you can. Once you establish that form of connection, it will be easier to motivate them and keep them by your side. Continue reading How Do You Give Employees Recognition?
Writing a good company policy is similar to writing a good business procedure, but there are a few differences between a policy and a procedure. A business policy consists of either company rules, typically about ethics or relationships, or process outcomes defining expected results, kind of like a mission statement. So how exactly do you write a good business policy? Continue reading How Do You Write a Good Business Policy?
Hiring remote staff can be different from hiring in-house employees. Therefore, you must be ready for anything involving recruiting great candidates for remote hires, and avoid these seven common mistakes in preparing your business for remote recruitment. Continue reading Remote Recruitment Mistakes To Avoid
Many employers are already looking for ways to introduce nature, exercise and rest from screens into the day-to-day running of their operations, but one more surprising way to improve workplace mental health is through art. Continue reading How To Reduce Employee Stress And Boost Productivity Using The Arts