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Don’t get carried away with ‘cultural fit’

September 16, 2022
Are you among the managers who still try to judge the “cultural fit” of a potential new hire? While building a staff that works well together is a positive goal, concentrating on this hard-to-define concept may yield undesirable results.

7 things all managers should do before summer ends

August 5, 2022
Summer days are drifting away faster than most managers would like. Before lush green leaves turn shades of orange, implement these actions.

Are you a scary boss?

July 8, 2022
If your vision of a scary manager consists solely of someone who goes around the office yelling at the top of her lungs, think again.

You’re right to worry—but here are 7 tips to control it

June 10, 2022
Most managers expect themselves to worry to some degree. It’s a natural part of holding a position where your actions affect the success of the company and the lives of many. They also realize, though, that excessive worrying causes problems, from stomach ailments and headaches to irritability and lack of concentration. Chastising oneself to quit worrying rarely works, so what does? Try these strategies.

Unlimited PTO: What could go wrong?

May 27, 2022
Make sure you know what the company and the staff are signing up for.

Here comes the summer help!

May 26, 2022
How to welcome, prep and manage those seasonal employees.

Summon applications via good writing

May 13, 2022
Recommendations for crafting job descriptions that attract good talent.

Don’t wing it in your first few months

April 22, 2022
An example of a 30-60-90-day plan for new managers.

Lessons from the mound to home plate

April 8, 2022
Words of wisdom from five distinguished Major League managers.

‘Not good enough. No!’: Essential tips for managing a perfectionist

March 25, 2022
When considering the various types of problematic personalities one might encounter in a work environment, dealing with a perfectionist may not sound all that bad. However, actual perfectionists (not just ones who pay lip service during interviews) can cause their share of office chaos.