Saying “I’m sorry” and taking responsibility for mistakes are two things that our mothers have taught us from a very early age. When we see someone that feels bad, or isn’t having a good day, we almost naturally want to apologize to them and show that we empathize with them. When we screw something up, we’re supposed to own our mistakes and apologize and learn from them.
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When you manage employees you are putting your company’s future in their hands. The day you first realized this was probably one of the most stressful days you’ve had as a manager or owner.
The pressure tofind, hire, and retain the right team members isimmense!
So you’ve probably read up on various effective management techniques and styles. You have probably heard about micromanagement – and that it’s bad. That’s not always true though… and here’s why. … Read More >>
Any time there is a major change to a state or federal law that expands or restricts rights awarded to any group of people, you need to take a few minutes and review your company policies.
On June 26, 2015, one of the biggest changes we’ve seen in a while went into effect when the United States Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriages nationwide. Regardless of your personal beliefs, it’s important to make sure that you, as an employer, know how the marriage equality act affects your employment policies and benefits so you can continue operating legally.
Whether you have just a couple employees, or thousands, your employees are your greatest asset.
They represent a significant investment of your dollars, resources, and time. When they are happy, healthy, and qualified to do their jobs, they make your investment in them profitable.
Whether you choose to hire or outsource – it’s important to make sure that the people responsible for your employees are qualified and experienced so you get the best possible return.
This is one question that I get asked all the time, and the answer usually surprises everyone.
If you have even one employee, then you are already doing some of the tasks that make up Human Resources… so you already have HR.
So, a better question might be “When do I need someone dedicated to HR duties?” Let’s take a look…