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Is Your Management Style Hurting Your Team?
By Jennifer Post | July 11, 2017

Is your personal leadership style helping or hurting your team? Here are a few common management strategies, and what does and doesn't work about them.

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Toxic Leaders Offer Short-Term Benefits, But Long-Term Problems
By Chad Brooks | June 18, 2017

A study finds that toxic leaders are effective in the short-term, but cause long-term problems. Here are the plusses and minuses of working for a toxic boss.

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Change in the Workplace Stresses Your Employees Out Most
By Chad Brooks | May 25, 2017

A new study finds that dealing with change in the workplace can have a significantly negative effect on employees.

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5 Employee Training Tactics That Actually Work
By Nicole Fallon | May 19, 2017

Training employees can be difficult if you're not using the right methods. Here are a few tactics that really work.

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How to Manage High-Maintenance Employees
By Nicole Fallon | May 17, 2017

Some employees require more attention and guidance than others. Here's how to best manage high-maintenance team members.

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The Company Policies That Could Land You in Legal Trouble
By Nicole Fallon | April 12, 2017

Could your company's policies on issues like social media use and overtime actually be breaking the law? HR and legal experts weigh in.

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Smart Ways to Improve Communication for Better Work Relationships
By Shannon Gausepohl | February 13, 2017

Want to be happy in your career? Start by improving your relationships with your boss and your team.

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High or Low? Managing a Team with Different Motivation Levels
By Nicole Fallon | February 09, 2017

You can't manage a go-getter the same way you manage a person who needs some prodding. Here's how to adjust your leadership approach accordingly.

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Why Your Best Employees Are Quitting (and 3 Ways to Keep Them)
By Shannon Gausepohl | January 27, 2017

Don't let your best employees get away. Here are three retention tips to help reduce the chances of people quitting.

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The Modern Millennial: Management Tips for Employers
By Nicole Fallon | November 16, 2016

The "lazy" and "entitled" young millennials of yesterday have grown up, and employers may need to start changing their approach to managing this generation.

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3 Simple Ways to Be a Better Boss
By Shannon Gausepohl | October 26, 2016

Don't be a terrible boss; fix the behavior now to salvage your career.

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5 Simple Ways to Get Better at Delegating
By Karina Fabian | October 05, 2016

Delegation is a necessary managerial skill, but it's one of the most difficult to learn. Here are some simple steps for building your delegation skills.

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No Trust Among Your Team? How to Fix It
By Chad Brooks | June 26, 2016

The majority of workers don't have a lot of trust in their employer, boss or co-workers.

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What Makes Top Companies So Attractive to Employees?
By Shannon Gausepohl | June 22, 2016

The major companies on LinkedIn's Top Attractors list have a few things in common that make employees want to join and stay there.

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The Biggest Challenge You'll Face as a First Time Boss
By Chad Brooks | May 20, 2016

First-time bosses face their biggest challenge in balancing individual responsibilities with the time spent overseeing others.

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Dear Brittney: Should I Fire an Underperforming Employee?
By Brittney Morgan | April 18, 2016

Is someone on your staff slacking? If you're considering firing an underperformer, here's our advice.

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Saying Goodbye: How to Conduct Effective Exit Interviews
By Chad Brooks | March 30, 2016

OfficeTeam offers several tips on how to make the most out of your exit interviews.

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Are Performance Reviews Fair? Managers Disagree
By Chad Brooks | February 24, 2016

Most managers differ on what makes or doesn’t make performance reviews fair.

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Improving Employee Performance Is All About Communication
By Nicole Fallon | February 01, 2016

Want your employees to be more productive and efficient? Here are a few ways to boost their performance through communication.

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10 Signs Your Employee Is Ready to Quit
By Chad Brooks | January 01, 2016

Even if would-be quitters think they are keeping their plans secret, those who are thinking about jumping ship and leaving their jobs often give off cues.

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Overcoming the 5 Biggest Obstacles to Innovation
By Nicole Fallon | August 11, 2015

Is your company hitting a roadblock on the path to innovation? Here's how to overcome five major obstacles that could be holding you back.

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Employee Theft On the Rise and Expected to Get Worse
By Chad Brooks | July 17, 2015

Poor pre-employment screening and a decline in supervision are contributing to the rise in employee theft incidents.

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5 Amazingly Generous Bosses Who Will Inspire You
By Brittney Morgan | June 06, 2015

Want to be a better boss? Take some inspiration from these incredibly generous employers.

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18 Inexpensive Holiday Gifts Your Employees Will Love
By Nicole Fallon | May 01, 2015

A thoughtful gift can keep your staff motivated throughout the holiday season. Here are 18 inexpensive gift ideas for your employees.

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Considering Employee Leasing? What You Need to Know About Using a PEO
By Nicole Fallon | May 01, 2015

A professional employer organization (PEO) is a firm that provides businesses with outsourced workers while eliminating the recruitment efforts, taxes and benefits administration associated with...

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The Best CEO In the World Is...
By Chad Brooks | April 28, 2015

The winner may surprise you!

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The Test That Reveals If Your Boss is a Jerk
By Business News Daily Editor | April 27, 2015

Humility remains the best policy for leaders.

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Soft Skills Matter: Can They Be Taught?
By Nicole Fallon | April 10, 2015

Your employee training program might cover the practical skills your staff needs to do their jobs, but it's just as important to improve soft skills like work ethic and a good attitude.

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4 Conversations You Need to Have with Your Employees
By Nicole Fallon | March 14, 2015

Want to help your employees feel engaged and successful? Take the time to have these important conversations with them.

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Employees With Disabilities Can Boost Business Success
By Business News Daily Editor | December 23, 2014

Bringing in workers with disabilities isn't an act of charity; it's part of a sound hiring strategy that can really benefit a company.