Do your team members come to you repeatedly with the same types of questions? Is it sometimes hard to make sure inexperienced staff gets trained on all the right stuff? Are your employees making more mistakes than you think is acceptable? If you’ve grown a business or organization yourself or have worked in one for…

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Human Resource consultants discussing a project.

How understanding the difference between being a supervisor, manager, and leader can help you grow your career! Are you a supervisor, manager, or leader? As you read articles and books, listen to podcasts, and watch videos, you’ll hear these terms, as well as the words, supervise/supervision, manage/management, and lead/leadership.  It’s important to understand them to…

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Performance Evaluation

Raise your hand if you dread your annual performance evaluation.  Okay, stop waving your arm around; I see you!  I hear you!  I feel your pain! If you’re like most people, having someone judge your performance is nerve-wracking.  Although the majority of people agree there is some value in performance reviews, most would gladly skip…

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A supervisor providing performance feedback - HR Consulting Lansing Michigan

As supervisors, we have daily opportunities to provide feedback and advice to the people who work with us.  It’s our job to manage performance issues.  Sometimes the need to speak up is obvious; other times it is not. When someone has made a mistake, behaved inappropriately, or done something counter to what was requested, you…

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