Memos like ones recently “leaked” from Starbucks and Dell help to not only to fire up the workforce, but also grab the attention of customers and the business community at large.Read More
We are currently offering two internal promotional opportunities, and six candidates have put their names forward. As well as taking into account performance, we will be testing technical knowledge and conducting interviews. We intend to give each candidate detailed feedback. However, how do we soften the blow for the unsuccessful applicants? I know some people have set their hearts on the promotion, but ultimately, four people will be disappointed.
During your career at work you will encounter situations when the inspiration is flowing. Colleagues chip in with great ideas. There is a real feeling of teamwork, a genuine spirit of collaboration and progress. I label such moments ‘Hot Spots.’Read More
Management truisms seem to come up on just about every episode of NBC's The Office .Read More
What are the advantages and disadvantages of devolving human resource management to line managers? Our line managers don’t seem to appreciate this relationship.