A Look into the Top 3 Management Articles of 2017


The new year is approaching quickly, and many managers are looking toward the future, crafting plans for their team’s or company’s success. Often, this includes determining future hiring needs as well as forging new initiatives relating to personnel. To help you move into 2018, here is a roundup of the top three management articles from this year and a brief overview of what the content has to offer.

The Top Three Management Articles from 2017

1. Why Company Culture is Important

Throughout 2017, discussions on company culture were a hot topic and are just as relevant today as they were earlier in the year. Company culture isn’t just a buzzword; it is a feature of your workplace that can either set your organization up for success or unnecessary challenges.

Clearly defining your company culture is a vital step, especially when you need to attract candidates for vacancies and keep your retention rates reasonable. Neglecting this part of your business’ identity can have severe consequences while nurturing it typically yields significant rewards.

Why Company Culture is Important” discusses the various benefits a company can experience by proactively defining their company culture, clearly demonstrating that it is worth the time and energy to get it right.

2. How to Decrease Employee Distractions to Get the Highest Level of Output from All Individuals

When you hire a person, you agree to compensate them for performing a specific job. Typically, you expect your employees to focus on their work immediately once they are on the clock and maintain that level of attention throughout the day.

While the majority of your workers are likely quite diligent, the world is filled with distractions that can harm productivity. Even some workplace trends can be harmful, if not implemented properly.

In the article, “How to Decrease Employee Distractions to Get the Highest Level of Output from All Individuals,” we discuss five action items that can help you boost productivity by reducing the number of distractions that are present in your work environment, allowing you and your staff to make the most out of every day.

3. How to Get Your Interviewees to Open Up and Drop the Templated Answers

While resumes can help you determine whether an architecture, engineering, or construction candidate has the right based qualifications for a role, you rarely have a chance to truly get to know the candidates until the interview. However, interviewees that have overly rehearsed their answers can leave you with many unanswered questions, making it prudent for you to get them to open up.

How to Get Your Interviewees to Open Up and Drop the Templated Answers” provides four tips to help you do just that, allowing you to learn more valuable information about the candidate throughout the interview process.

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