Posts Categorized: Project Management Best Practices

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 »

Do you have a Fun Company Culture? Or are you Just Wasting Time?

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Within reason, injecting a little fun into the workday can make your employees happier and more productive. There are good reasons that finding a balance between work and fun is important. What are the benefits of a fun company culture? Research at California State University Long Beach shows that “people who have fun at work Read more »

Hiring a Passionate Employee

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As a manager, you need employees that are committed to your organization’s mission and willing to work hard.  Everyone can work, but hiring an employee that enjoys coming to work, exhibits go the extra mile energy, and strong dedication is essential for overall productivity.  It’s important that you look for passionate employees during the interview Read more »

Maximizing Productivity Through Incentives

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While a paycheck is a great incentive to work hard, it takes more than that to motivate most employees.  Your workforce is composed of a diverse group of employees with different desires and priorities, so a one size fits all incentive program is often not the best answer.  Motivated employees with high levels of engagement Read more »

Strategies for Managing Different Personality Types

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The most effective workplaces are made up of a dynamic group of employees, each whom has their own set of strengths and talents.  However, when a team consists of diverse individuals, they also have different personality traits and work styles.  Some employees take the slow and steady approach whereas some are constantly looking for more Read more »

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

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As a supervisor, one of your main goals should be to create a strong organizational culture with highly engaged and dedicated employees. You want motivated employees that respect you and are loyal to the company. Despite many years of research on employee motivation, many organizations are still developing and executing traditional rewards programs that encourage Read more »

The New Rules of Employee Engagement

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Many companies realize the importance of employee engagement to their success, and a new study has brought that connection home with even more emphasis. The Towers Watson 2012 Global Workforce study, which covered 32,000 employees in 30 countries, showed the strong connection between engaged employees and their performance. But the study also shows that the Read more »

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