A supervisor holding an hr consultant staff meeting.

In a previous article, What Makes a Remarkable Supervisor?, we spent time thinking about what type of supervisors we wanted to be. We explored some examples of traits and behaviors that are important when supervising other people. Now that you have a good idea of how you want to be perceived, and you’ve begun to align…

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A manager showing employee appreciation to a staff member.

Celebrating employees’ birthdays, employment anniversaries, or throwing a party for significant team accomplishment are a nice touch and enjoyed by employees.  But what makes the greatest impact on employee satisfaction is what you do the other 250 or so workdays of the year. Below are some ideas of how to show your employees how important…

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Have you ever hired someone and later regretted it? Maybe you didn’t have much time to fill the job, so when one of your team members recommended her friend, who seemed awesome, you talked to her once and then offered her a job.  Within a few months, you could see that she didn’t have the…

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