Staying Positive and Connected with Your Employees

As a manager, it’s easy to focus on the business of getting work done and forgo the human touchpoints of managing employees, especially while working remotely. However, right now is when your employees need positivity and human connection from you the most. The unsteadiness caused by COVID-19 brings to the surface a new level ofContinue reading “Staying Positive and Connected with Your Employees”

The fine art of delivering feedback

Feedback is in important part of growth and development, especially in working relationships. However, knowing the best way to provide feedback can be a tough. To begin, it is important to remember feedback begins a dialogue so both parties can improve understanding. It is Information about a person’s performance of a task and should be given toContinue reading “The fine art of delivering feedback”

Performance evaluation tips

Working on performance evaluations can be overwhelming, but by following the following valuable tips, you will have structure and purpose behind your process. 1. Remember the objective of performance evaluations Summarize employee’s performance thus far Set goals for the future Give clear, objective feedback Discuss areas of improvement Written record of employee performance 2. AskContinue reading “Performance evaluation tips”

The power of SMART goals

Do you find yourself or your employees setting vague goals without clear objectives that miss the mark? Every goal, whether small or complex, can benefit the clear structure of SMART goals. To implement SMART, goal setters break down their desired objective through the following five categories: S – Specific M – Measurable A – AchievableContinue reading “The power of SMART goals”