Sharing feedback, particularly in a discipline situation, is difficult for most managers and HR people. It’s a difficult conversation to hold, and it is also uncomfortable for the employee to hear. And while I can’t offer you a magic wand to make it easy and painless, I can share with you how..
What is respect? Can you define it? We may not all agree on a definition, but we all sure know when it’s missing. Respect is a critical component in any successful relationship, and that’s true at work as well. Earlier, I wrote about trust here. Trust and respect go hand in hand, and it’s..
What does trust look like in an organization? In some environments, like emergency services, employees’ lives may be at stake, and trust is evident in how they protect each other. But what about other work settings? What does it look like in an office? Or a production facility? For many..
We’ve all seen it happen. Someone puts in their resignation or announces their retirement, and everyone suddenly has lots of nice things to say about the person. “You’ve helped me so much…” or “No one can do… as good as you” Maybe this has happened to you. If so, did you find yourself..
The holidays are behind us, and for many of us the last few weeks have been joyous and fun. But for some, this time of year is particularly difficult. Depression and anxiety can be a greater struggle to manage during and shortly after the holidays. Seasonal Affective Disorder is also an..
You’ve heard the phrase “What you don’t know can’t hurt you.” But sometimes what you do know can hurt you!
In the world of HR, we are very careful to behave in a manner that is not discriminatory, or even appears to be discriminatory. But what about your managers? The hiring process is..