employee evaluation

Tips for Managers on Giving Feedback to Employees

Giving employee feedback is considered by many managers to be one of the most difficult parts of their job, and many managers struggle with nearly every aspect of employee feedback, including when to give it, what types of activities warrant inclusion, how to deliver their message, and other specifics of the task. Because of this, some managers have a tendency to avoid employee feedback, which … Continue

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Finding Success in a Well Balanced Life

Throughout my life, I've met many workaholics and seen many cases of work burnout. I've seen men who have exhibited very successful careers but who have pursued fame and glory at the cost of neglecting their own health and families. As women move increasingly into the limelight, inevitably more women will also fall prey to the claws of work and its lure of success. Amidst the blazing light these … Continue

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The Second Thoughts Phase of Entrepreneurial Emotions

Starting a business is a serious undertaking, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be a negative experience. The process of breaking out on your own is certainly a life-changing decision, and like any such decision, it will have its ups and downs. If you know what to expect, though, you can help to prepare yourself. If you've already passed through the first stage of emotions, the Busy Stage, then … Continue

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5 Ways to Properly Greet a Customer

When entering a store, most customers want to see an employee make a genuine effort to acknowledge and assist them. As a customer in a hurry, I might be just looking for one specific item and may need the assistance of the employee. However, if I am ignored and my time is wasted waiting for help, I will move on to another store. With so many online and physical retail options available now, if … Continue

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Finding Success in a Well Balanced Life

Throughout my life, I've met many workaholics and seen many cases of work burnout. I've seen men who have exhibited very successful careers but who have pursued fame and glory at the cost of neglecting their own health and families. As women move increasingly into the limelight, inevitably more women will also fall prey to the claws of work and its … Continue

perplexed

The Second Thoughts Phase of Entrepreneurial Emotions

Starting a business is a serious undertaking, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be a negative experience. The process of breaking out on your own is certainly a life-changing decision, and like any such decision, it will have its ups and downs. If you know what to expect, though, you can help to prepare yourself. If you've already passed through … Continue

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The Emotions of Entrepreneurship: The Busy Phase

Starting your own business is one of the most emotional things you can do in your career. The ups and downs of such an undertaking can be astounding, and the emotions involved in a startup can test the commitment and resolve of even the most stubborn of entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurial experts claim that there are four emotional stages that almost … Continue

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Coming to Terms With Money as an Entrepreneur

When it comes to starting a business, it's hard to deny that money is one of the most important factors on most entrepreneurs' minds. There are numerous other factors that impact an individual's decision to start their own business, of course, such as the desire for independence and growth, but the question of money is one that remains on an … Continue

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Why Is College So Expensive?

Current and prospective college students might not fully understand just how much a college degree is going to cost them, but recent college graduates sure do. According to recent studies, the average student graduates with about $24,000 dollars worth of student loan debt, and Americans are now in more debt due to student loans than due to … Continue

employee evaluation

Tips for Managers on Giving Feedback to Employees

Giving employee feedback is considered by many managers to be one of the most difficult parts of their job, and many managers struggle with nearly every aspect of employee feedback, including when to give it, what types of activities warrant inclusion, how to deliver their message, and other specifics of the task. Because of this, some managers … Continue

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How Office Lighting Affects Productivity

There are certain factors that everyone knows affect workplace productivity, but there is one important factor often overlooked by most employers across the globe: lighting. Sure, it's common knowledge that reading in the dark can harm your eyes, but lighting has effects well beyond that, and an employer's choice of lighting can have a significant … Continue

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Developing a Policy for Employee Texting at Work

Years ago, employers' biggest concern about communication during work hours involved employees using the business's phone line to make expensive long distance phone calls on company time and with company money. However, the days of paying for long distance phone service have mostly gone the way of dial up internet connections and Facebook as solely … Continue