Posts Categorized: Project Management Best Practices

Wrapping Up 2014…Did You Reach Your Annual Goals?

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With only two weeks to go in December, 2015 is nearly upon us.  If you haven’t already, it’s time to start evaluating the past year.  What were your biggest accomplishments?  Did you meet your annual goals?  How did 2014 rank in comparison to previous years?  These are the questions that you and every other company Read more »

Your Company Success Depends on Effective Employee Communication

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When it comes to employee productivity, effective communication from managers plays a major role in engagement.  When poor communication is a common occurrence, employees become discouraged, disengaged, and your business suffers.  A simple misunderstanding can lead to errors, missed deadlines, arguments, unmotivated employees, and even lawsuits.  In other words, the success of your company depends on Read more »

Can You Afford to Provide Additional Training For Your Employees?

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Are your employees getting the right resources they need to excel?  Additional training, seminars, and conferences are intimidating to many companies because they often cost a decent amount of money. However, your employees should be an investment for the future of your company.  Although it may seem like an added expense initially, the knowledge gained Read more »

4 Perks to Offer Your Staff to Motivate Them to Work To Their Potential

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People are the most important asset of your organization, so it is important to keep people motivated and engaged at work.  Every company needs decision makers, visionaries, and employees on the front line giving their all, day after day.  Happy employees tend to be much more productive than those who are unsatisfied with their jobs. Read more »

3 Ways to Keep Employees Focused on Work as Summer Heats Up

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As summer heats up, it is easy to get a “school’s out” feeling, and head off to the pool. Unfortunately, even if the kids are out of school, business must go on.  So how do you keep employees motivated during the dog days of summer? 3 Tips to Keep Employees on Track During the Summer Read more »

How to Make Customer Service the Central Part of Your Company Culture

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Great companies are defined by great cultures, so it makes sense that the organizations with the best customer service have found a way to integrate customer service into their company culture.  To truly excel at customer service, the behaviors and attitudes that make up positive customer service experiences have to be engrained across your organization.  Read more »

What Makes A Good Interview Question?

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You have sifted through resumes, conducted phone screens, and found a few top candidates that you think will be the right fit for the job. You know making a bad hiring decision can be costly to your organization, so how do you know which one to pick? Asking the right interview questions will help you Read more »

6 Leadership Tips to Help You Manage Your Employees Effectively

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One of the hardest parts of being a manager is learning how to effectively manage your employees.  It’s also the most important part of your job since effective management allows you to capitalize on the abilities and strengths of employees in order to accomplish organizational goals.  While there is no magic formula for the best Read more »

Motivating Your Employees to Be Successful

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The success of your organization relies on the productivity of your employees.  In order for your employees to be productive, they have to be motivated.  As a manager, it’s your role to make sure you have hardworking and happy employees.  While there is no one secret formula for motivation, we’ve gathered some of the best Read more »

If 2013 was Great…Make 2014 Better

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It’s hard to believe we’ve already flown through January and are almost a full week into February. Just a few weeks ago we were discussing making resolutions and setting new business objectives for 2014.  Now that a month has gone by, it’s time to assess how those goals are playing out so far.  Here are Read more »

A career in construction administration and management can be (and for me has been) one of constant transition. It’s rather common that employment with a given company starts and finishes with each successive project; you’re a new hire as it’s just getting “out of the ground,” then finished and looking for a new project (and Read More…

Greg Wangler, Pentagon Construction Management Division

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