Onboarding: Before The Employee Starts
The process of onboarding new employees begins even before they start. The process is important so these steps can help you be successful.
Onboarding. The secret to maximizing employee performance is to start them right. Learn how to onboard new employees quickly and well.
Your Best Onboarding Experience
Read about the best onboarding experiences. Can you match these? Should you be doing onboarding like this in your company?
Employee Grade Levels
Many companies find it useful to create employee grade levels. Creating employee grade levels assures equal compensation for the same work across different departments and divisions. These are sample employee grade level descriptions.
How Bosses Can Maximize Cube Farm Productivity
There are four key factors in the design of cube farms that can maximize the productivity of workers. Learn how to use layout, light, sound, and environment to improve worker satisfaction.
Alternatives to Layoffs
Reducing the workforce has become an automatic response for companies who need to cut costs to look good for Wall Street. It's wrong. It's counter-productive. It should be a last resort, not a first choice. From Your About.com Guide to Management.
Flatten The Pyramid
Effective use of self-directed teams can limit the effect on a business of rising incompetence. From Your About.com Guide to Management.
Employees in hierarchical organizations tend to rise to their level of incompetence. One novel way to deal with the resultant loss of productivity is by allowing employees to step back. From Your About.com Guide to Management.
Performance Management Instead of Layoffs
It costs too much to leave an incompetent manager in place. If the employee won't request a return to a level at which they were competent, the company must take action. From Your About.com Guide to Management.
Relax Your Office Dress Code?
Why you need a written dress code, regardless of how casual or formal.
Procrastination Kills Careers
If you have learned procrastination as a successful way of avoiding or limiting conflict, you are damaging your career, your reputation, and even your health. Learn how to recognize it and what you cando about it - now!