Professional development goals are essential for anyone looking to move their career forward. By taking the time to set and achieve professional development goals, you can put yourself on the path to success. But what kind of goals should you set? And how can you ensure that you'll achieve them? In this blog post, we'll answer those questions and more.Read More
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Are you looking to move up the ladder? If so, then you'll need to start planning your ask for a promotion. While it may seem like a daunting task, asking for a promotion doesn't have to be difficult - as long as you're prepared. In this complete guide, we'll show you how to ask for a promotion. We'll cover everything from knowing when the time is right to create a persuasive case for why you deserve the promotion.Read More
Managing a team is both an art and a science. While the process of recruiting, onboarding, and overseeing employees has become more streamlined in recent years, managers also need to pay special attention to effective communication strategies if they want their teams to run smoothly. That's why we've put together this list of five dynamic communication tactics that can empower managers in any industry - from small businesses to corporate enterprises - to create a positive environment where everyone is on the same page with organizational goals and objectives.
If you're a team leader, Communicating Up is essential to getting your ideas and suggestions heard by those in charge. It's also a great way to keep your manager informed about your team's progress and accomplishments. In this blog post, we'll discuss some tips for communicating effectively with your manager, so that you can get the most out of your relationship!
Sometimes communicating with your manager is not only essential for getting your ideas and suggestions heard, but it's also an important part of keeping them informed about your team's progress and accomplishments. This requires proactive engagement from both sides in order to ensure that lines of communication are open and clear.
No one can do everything alone, and the best businesses know how to collaborate effectively. Whether you're working with clients, suppliers, or team members, collaboration is a major key to success. Collaboration is more than just working together on a task. It's about building relationships, sharing information, and establishing trust.
There seems to be a buzz around the term “the Great Resignation,” or the shift we’ve seen in the job market during the pandemic. When people realize they have other opportunities that could put them in a better career position, they’re going to investigate them. So how can employers effectively retain their best employees? How can they show their employees that staying at their company is the best option for their careers? Below are a few key components to aid in answering those two important questions.Read More
As a manager or leader, you likely spend a lot of time thinking about how to develop your team and improve performance. But have you ever considered coaching as a way to do this? Coaching job skills is a process through which you can help your team members learn new skills and improve existing ones. Not only will this make them more effective in their roles, but it will also benefit your company as a whole.
When you coach job skills, you help employees identify areas where they need to improve and then provide them with the resources and support they need to make those changes. This can be done through one-on-one meetings, group training sessions, or even online courses. But however you choose to do it, coaching job skills is an essential part of being a successful manager or leader.
Do you ever find yourself not meeting deadlines or falling short of completing a project? You're not alone. In fact, a study by the Harvard Business Review found that 70% of employees don't know how their daily work is connected to their company's strategy. And, more than 60% of employees say they don't receive sufficient feedback about their performance. If these statistics resonate with you, it may be time to develop performance goals and standards.
There's no question that setting and achieving performance goals is an important part of any manager's toolkit. Without defined objectives, it's difficult to know what steps to take and how best to allocate resources. This is especially true for managers, who are responsible for developing long-term performance and organizational goals.
The world experienced a dramatic shift in our everyday routines due to the global pandemic, and we’ve all been recovering and working to be back on track and establish what the new ‘normal is.’
For the past 18-24 months, companies have dealt with employees leaving due to the pandemic or as part of The Great Resignation. Now, employers are managing through what is labeled quiet quitting – a growing trend for the last half of 2022 as refute of the hustle culture.
Despite these forces, leaders must be well-equipped with the skills to support their teams and reduce the feelings that boundaries aren’t respected, or voices aren’t heard.
Managers want to provide helpful feedback to their team members. However, many managers struggle with how to structure that feedback. Whether a team member has difficulties or exceeds expectations, a manager’s ability to provide effective feedback is a critical skill in which managers must be adept. Feedback provided effectively and tailored to the team member will motivate and help retain top performers and grow every team member.
The purpose of providing performance feedback is to support your team members' growth and improvement in their respective roles. Managers who provide feedback intended to maintain a team member’s self-esteem and dignity improve the overall measurements and effectiveness of the team member.
What do you, as a team lead, gain from this? That’s a valid question! Correctly and effectively laying out their feedback leads to: