They say people don’t leave companies; they leave managers. It stands to reason, then, that the better-prepared and better-equipped managers are, the better they will be at hanging on to valuable and productive employees. With employee engagement at all-time lows, and with millennial employees less likely than their predecessors to stick with difficult bosses, it’s more important than ever that managers seek to improve both their soft skills and their managerial prowess.
In pursuit of goals such as these, these blogs help junior and middle managers hone and refine their talents, so they can more effectively encourage their employees to give their best. Anyone looking to know how to address performance issues, how to use technology for recruiting and onboarding, or how to talk to their manager (or mediate as one) need look no further.
SnackNation isn’t just out to provide healthy workplace snacks (although you will find some snack-centric articles)—it’s also out to help organizations improve their company culture, workplace wellness programs, employee engagement, and more. This is a great resource for HR professionals as well as managers who seek to create a healthier, happier workplace.
The People Equation: Jennifer V. Miller has centered her career on the people elements of business and excels at breaking down people and their workplace interactions on The People Equation. Miller’s mission is to help readers improve their interactions with other people in their office, and she offers specific advice on everything from navigating office politics to delivering valuable training to avoiding hiring mistakes.
Ask a Manager: Are you curious about the proper way to ask for a raise, whether you might be in danger of getting fired, or how to act in a second interview? Ask a Manager is here to help. It’s a wealth of crowdsourced knowledge and f