Why Micromanaging Employees Doesn’t Work

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As a manager, it can be tempting to want to keep a close eye on your team’s progress to ensure everything is running smoothly. In fact, team management is likely part of your job description. There’s a fine line between supporting your team in their roles and micromanaging employees. Crossing the line can negatively impact…

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Why Intentional Feedback At Work Is So Important

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Feedback is an essential aspect of any workplace. Though it can sometimes be daunting, it allows employees to understand their strengths, and capabilities, as well as areas for improvement. It also helps managers identify issues and make informed decisions about the direction of company projects and initiatives. However, for feedback at work to truly be…

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How to Build & Manage A Successful Global Team

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More companies are building global teams (i.e., one that crosses international and/or continental borders). The benefits of having a global team include local market knowledge, around-the-clock operations, creativity and innovation, and diversity in your talent pool, among others. Despite the benefits, successfully building and managing a geographically dispersed team requires intentional and planned efforts. For…

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Stand Out: 8 Tips On How To Prepare For An Interview

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Interview preparation is a crucial step in the job search process. Whether you are a new graduate or a veteran in your field, taking the time to properly prepare can make a big difference in the outcome. You also want to stand out from other interviewees. According to Forbes, an average of 118 people apply for a…

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Unlimited PTO Done Right

For employees, an unlimited paid time off (PTO) policy sounds like a dream come true. In essence, unlimited PTO allows you to take as much vacation as you like and still get paid. Despite benefits to the employee, there are often cited benefits to the employer. It’s a win-win situation, right? Unlimited PTO is not…

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