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What Type of Manager Are You?

July 13th, 2016

Just as there are different types of people, there are different types of managers, with different kinds of management styles. Some are naturally better than others and work better in different types of situations. Here are a few different types of managers and their leadership styles. 1. The crisis manager This is the manager who… Read More »

Five Qualities to Look for in Your New Hires

April 13th, 2016

When you are looking to hire a new employee, you naturally want the person to be able to meet the requirements set out in the job description. But beyond that, there are other traits you should be looking for, characteristics that enable a person to perform effectively and to be a productive employee. Here are… Read More »

Four Ways to Get a Promotion

February 17th, 2016

People are often unsure about what they have to do to move on to the next level. They are really good in their current role with the company and think they can handle the next step. What will get them promoted? Here are a few tips on getting promoted from the supervisors themselves. 1. Do… Read More »

Run More Effective Meetings That People Will Enjoy

February 10th, 2016

For many people, meetings are something to be avoided, places where little gets done. But meetings don’t have to be that way if they are run effectively. In fact, if done right, a lot can be accomplished. Here are a few tips for running an effective meeting. 1. Have an agenda Meetings get a bad reputation… Read More »

Overcome Workplace Conflicts in the Warehouse

September 23rd, 2015

Sooner or later, you may have a disagreement with another worker. Because of misunderstandings, such as different ideas on how to do things, conflict can happen. Due to ego and emotion, conflict seldom gets resolved amicably. Usually, the person with the greater power in the organization, either formal or informal, wins the duel. If the two… Read More »

Why You Need to Offer Competitive Salaries

August 26th, 2015

Sometimes, when hiring a new employee, companies will try to negotiate a salary as low as possible, thinking that it will save the company money. But this is a penny wise and pound foolish strategy. There are a number of reasons why you need to pay your employees at least as much as your competition.… Read More »