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Making the Case for Job Fit

Posted by Vy Huynh on Nov 19, 2014 11:30:00 AM

Is your organization plagued by substandard employee productivity? Do you depend on your employees to be motivated and engaged in their work? How can you improve productivity in the workplace so that you can maximize your bottom line?

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Topics: Workplace Management, Training and Development in Business, Effective Hiring, job fit

How to Lead Your Sales Team to Greatness

Posted by Kieu Nguyen on Mar 11, 2014 8:30:00 PM

True sales effectiveness requires creating and building manager skills and a management culture that adds value to the sales force.

It happens all the time: the top salesperson gets promoted to sales manager. The organization soon discovers, however, that the skills and perspectives that made this person a top salesperson are not contributing to success as a sales manager, and may in fact be detrimental to the sales role.

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Topics: sales skill, Workplace Management, Leadership Skill Improvement, Team Management

Want to build the best balanced team? Combine these four letters!

Posted by Vy Huynh on Dec 17, 2013 11:44:00 AM

Teamwork is now a working trend in many companies. They build teams to do projects, to solve customers’ dissatisfaction, to brainstorm ideas for new products, new promotion campaigns, or many others business purposes...The fact is many companies know that they should build teams but they don’t really know how to build effective teams that work well together and that can be a difficult task.

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Topics: balanced team, DISC, Workplace Management, Team Management

Delegating is a Win-Win for Employees and Managers!

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Oct 18, 2013 8:00:00 AM

“The surest way for an executive to kill himself is to refuse to learn how, and when, and to whom to delegate work.” - Cash Penney, founder of J.C. Penney

The truth and relevance of this quote is undeniable. Managers and executives oversee large numbers of employees, strategic plans and company processes. There is no way they have time to have their hands in everything. Delegating is a benefit to all involved if it is done right. It gives executives a chance to take a load off of their plates, and it gives employees an opportunity to do something new. 

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Topics: Communication Skill, Workplace Management, Leadership Skill Improvement

Would You Treat Your Customers Like That?

Posted by Shekhar Bhusannavar on Sep 5, 2013 8:00:00 AM

The duties of managers vary from one company to the next, but the core leadership role that managers play never fluctuates. With the position comes great responsibility. You face a balancing act between interacting with vendors and customers, ensuring a productive work environment, handling operations in the back office, and delegating work. We know that it can be challenging.

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Topics: Workplace Management, Leadership Skill Improvement

Get Rid of Coworker Conflict Once and For All

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Aug 6, 2013 8:00:00 AM

Contrary to the popular phrase, ignorance is not bliss! Especially if you’re managing two workers who genuinely don’t get along. When employees dislike each other, their animosity can turn a healthy working space into a toxic environment. Coworker conflict is inevitable; you can’t be everyone’s best friend.

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Topics: DISC, Workplace Management, Team Management

Want to be Amazing at Hiring Effective Managers? Here’s How...

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Jul 13, 2013 8:00:00 AM

In today’s workforce, moving up the corporate ladder is the marker of success. People move from company to company searching for the one that will provide them with the largest potential to advance and make more money. At most corporate offices today, a bigger salary is usually the result of a promotion into a management position.

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Topics: Workplace Management, Leadership Skill Improvement, Effective Hiring

Don't Stop Strategic Talent Acquisition, Even When Hiring is Slow

Posted by Anh Tran on Jun 7, 2013 10:05:00 AM

The time for organizations to focus on strategic talent acquisition is now. When talent is available and affordable, progressive organizations will seize the opportunity to upgrade talent, shore-up their talent pipeline, and be more competitive.

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Topics: Workplace Management, Training and Development in Business, Employee Retention

Effective People Management Solutions - Tailored to Small Business

Posted by Anh Tran on Mar 28, 2013 7:45:00 AM

Small businesses must continually search for ways to make the whole more valuable than the sum of its parts. Though one might expect them to be most applicable to large companies with substantial headcounts (and budgets), small business leaders can also take advantage of people management solutions to align and improve their organizations.

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Topics: Workplace Management, Effective Hiring, Employee Retention

4 Reasons to Focus Your Team Building Around Team Players, Not Just High Achievers

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Mar 12, 2013 10:11:00 AM

Every team is different but all have the common characteristic of a shared end goal. This is the reason the team exists. Pursuit of this end goal is the measure of a team’s success. It does not matter if a team is comprised of the best employees at your company. If they are not making timely progression toward a goal, the team has failed. It may seem that selecting the highest performing employees would make the most successful team possible. But the highest performing employees are not always the best picks.

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Topics: Workplace Management, Team Management

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