Tag Archives: Employees

Shift In Thinking

The mysteries of Human Resource offices every where never cease to amaze me. Armed with their resume scanning software, preliminary phone interviews and multiple rounds of in-person interviews they predict who the best applicant is for specific jobs. Often these are jobs they’ve never worked themselves, or in my opinion even fully understand when it […]

You Won’t Be Sorry

Another day and another rejection email for a full time position.  Once again I was lucky enough to make it through to the final round of interviews, but that was where I also learned that someone internally who has been doing bits of the job under a different title was up against me.  It wasn’t […]

What Languages Do Your Employees Speak

Last week was another hectic one in my world, but I’m happy that I was able to complete a guest post amid all the craziness. You can check out my “Day In The Life Of…” guest posting at Searching for the Happiness. I follow Wendy’s fabulous blog and suggest that you do to. It’s such […]

Employee Relations Are Fragile

It’s definitely time to discuss motivating employees and properly communicating as a manager as each employee is a unique as a flower. Unfortunately, one of the days this week started with an employee venting his frustrations about the way his manager approached him with a topic. My heart went out to the guy as the […]

The Game Of Telephone Doesn’t Belong At Work

Within the last few years I noticed that the best managers I ever worked for were those that kept open lines of communication.  I had two managers that may have needed to actually have less of an open door policy as I have no clue how they ever got actual work accomplished.  However, you could […]