Business Solutions

When to Bypass an Inefficient Boss

Chain of command exists in most organizations to ensure accurate communication, proper allocation of time, and orderly business operations. The entire business can crumble when the chain of command is broken. Ideally, everyone from the top down will adhere to the designated chain of command. However, there are instances when individuals will bypass the chain of command and initiate communications with people above or below them. In recent years, the chain of command has been challenged by Tesla CEO Elon

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Business Solutions, Career and Enterprising

Managing an employee? Leave the friendship at home

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Don’t mix business with pleasure. That applies to the employer-employee relationship. Many people make the mistake of treating their employees like friends, and it almost always ends up causing problems. Reasons why not to be friends with employees When you’re friends with someone, it’s difficult, to be honest with them. You might feel like you’re hurting their feelings or that you’re being too blunt. This can lead to a skewed view of their performance and make it hard to provide

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Business Solutions, Career and Enterprising

Employee engagement: It’s more than just satisfaction

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When it comes to employee engagement, what does your organization focus on? If it’s only satisfaction, you’re missing out on a lot. What does effective employee engagement look like? Bosses often think that if their employees are happy and content, then they must be engaged, right? Unfortunately, it’s a common misconception. While satisfaction is certainly an important part of the engagement, it’s not the only thing to consider. In fact, there are three main areas that bosses should focus on

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Keeping track of productivity without eroding employee’s trust

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You’re looking for a way to keep an eye on employee productivity without making your employees feel like you don’t trust them. You’ve heard of a few options, but you’re not sure which one will work best for your team. Allow us to delve deeper, so you can decide what’s best for your business. Why tracking productivity is important Productivity is a key factor in the success of any business. When employees are productive, it means that tasks are getting

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Business Solutions, Career and Enterprising

Picking the right person: A guide for promoting employees

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You’re a boss, and one of your top priorities is to promote the right people to the right positions. But before you promote someone, there are a few things you need to consider. In this article, we will discuss the key factors to look for before promoting an employee. We will also provide some tips on how to promote employees in a way that benefits both them and your business. How to evaluate employee performance Promoting someone is a big

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