Exit interviews are conducted by the employer or the HR personnel to learn more about the position and the reasons for turnover. The organization wants to know why you are leaving. Moreover, they want to take it as an opportunity to think critically about your experience. Use this to provide feedback and suggestions. What did you learn from your position? How might the organization improve? Here are some things to keep in mind. #1: PREPARE YOURSELF Jobs play a huge
Why is teamwork vital in the workplace? Well, teamwork can lead to multiple benefits including greater efficiency, workforce productivity, increased innovation, higher employee morale, and improved retention. Given that some or most of the staff are working remotely, fostering teamwork in the workplace is not easy. This article offers suggestions for cultivating teamwork both in virtual and physical settings. #1: SET CLEAR GOALS Describe what each employee is supposed to accomplish and not how they should accomplish it. Explain the
From the moment you receive an invitation, you can already predict whether the meeting will be unproductive or not. How can you decline politely? A meeting will take more than an hour of your time, so you can see if the other party would be willing to update you over email or short phone call. Sometimes, even well-meaning people forget that time is not infinite. A straightforward query or reminder can help. Here are other strategies that you can apply.
Imagine watching a puppeteer manipulating an inanimate object for a show, except that show represents your professional life and the puppeteer is your boss. Isn’t it upsetting? Having a micromanager as a boss can be a source of stress and frustration as it impacts your day-to-day life. A micromanager tries to control every aspect of the work, no matter how small the detail can be. Employees can feel distrusted, dissatisfied, and disrespected. Prolonged control over all the aspects of an
Take a step back. We all make mistakes at work, and no one is perfect! Depending on the gravity of the mistake and your tenure with the organization, a timely resolution may solve your problem. Whether you missed a deadline or came unprepared to a client meeting, the most important thing is to act and address the situation sooner rather than later. On that note, here are eight steps you can take to deal with your costly mistakes at work.