Leadership & Career

Cruel cost of bad managers: Skyrocketing staff turnover

December 16, 2022
An often-cited Gallup study reported that 50% of employees said they left their jobs because of their managers, and 70% reported that managers are responsible for how engaged they feel at work. This may be the reason 48% of U.S. hiring managers surveyed said their company is seeing increased turnover, compared to 44% who said the same at the end of 2021.

Less than half of U.S. workers say they are fairly compensated

December 16, 2022
Only 32% of employees say they are fairly compensated, and 34% say their pay is equitable, according to results from a Gartner survey of more than 3,500 workers.

Why introverts make stellar employees

December 15, 2022
Now that employees are returning to the office, leaders are once again dealing with different personalities, including introverts. The ones who wear headphones all day may seem rude, but it’s just their way of saying they are deep into work and don’t want to be disturbed.

What leaders are facing in 2023

December 15, 2022
The last two years have resembled a roller coaster with its highs and lows. Here’s what you need to know in the coming months.

Lessons from Walmart workplace killings

December 13, 2022
What can other employers learn from this latest episode of workplace violence, and how can they improve their prevention programs?

How to deal with a dishonest employee

December 9, 2022
There are few things more gut-wrenching for managers than dishonesty in the workplace. This is one of the thorniest managerial situations to face, because it’s hard to be sure what’s happening, or because you tell yourself that you must be mistaken.

Managers struggling with stress and anxiety as the holidays approach

December 9, 2022
Knowing how, when and where employees are doing their jobs is a huge puzzle. You’re working in two worlds—one that existed in the office, the other remote. They only ever connect over Zoom meetings. It becomes a recipe for stress, overwork and burnout.

Ways to stop resignations before they spread

December 7, 2022
A new study based on more than three years of research proves that resignations can spread throughout an organization and teams, but it also gives employers specific ways to stop this from happening.

Give me a break!

December 2, 2022
We are learning the aftereffects of the pandemic, both physically and mentally. If Zoom fatigue is turning your brain to a pulp, it’s time to take a break.

Are you getting the feedback you need?

December 2, 2022
Great managers know the importance of getting meaningful feedback from their employees. If you’re not asking, how do you know what’s working and what isn’t?