Your Employees are Different, Why Aren’t Your Onboarding Plans?

You did it! You screened hundreds of resumes, compared behavioral data and sat through so many interviews you lost count, but it was all worth it. You hired the perfect candidate for the position and now it’s your time to sit back and let them get to work! Well, not exactly… even the most perfect of candidates can end up as another turn-over statistic without a proper onboarding plan and it happens more often than [...]

How to Manage Different Personalities

The workplace today is full of a variety of personalities. Whether you work in a traditional office environment, retail or even remotely, we are surrounded by people who have vastly different behaviors. These characteristics stem from an array of factors that include our environments and even generational tendencies. Personalities are a very big part of you we are, but there are other aspects of us as well – our health, intelligence, education, how we were [...]

Dealing with Bad Behavior

We’ve all seen bad behavior in the workplace. At times, we are even the ones at fault. Some studies indicate that 30-40% of a manager’s time is devoted to dealing with bad behaviors in the workplace! As we spend so much time on this problem, how prepared are we for appropriate responses to these behaviors? What is the danger of leaving them unresolved? Do we recognize what constitutes different kinds of bad behavior and [...]