Supervising

If you’re in a management role, make sure you “onboard” new hires. You’ll benefit from more engaged, productive employees who want to stay and be committed to the company. Try these three simple ideas:
Some bosses can’t bring themselves to say, “Good job!” Maybe they think they’re too busy. Maybe they don’t know how. Maybe they just don’t believe people need to be told. For those misguided bosses, we recommend The Carrot Principle.

Welcome new hires

June 1, 2007 Categorized in: Internal CommunicationSupervising

Welcome new hires by taking their pictures and posting them in a high-traffic area.

Do your part to retain good employees

June 1, 2007 Categorized in: Supervising

You may not be able to dole out raises, but you can pose thought-provoking questions to the admins you manage.
E-mail your job opening to Teens4Hire.org, which reaches about 2 million self-motivated teens across the United States who are looking for work.

Set up a new admin for success

May 1, 2007 Categorized in: Supervising

Set up a new admin for success by including some personal information about him or her when making introductions.

Management 101: Learn to delegate

May 1, 2007 Categorized in: Supervising

As you gain more responsibility at work, knowing how to delegate comes into play. Here’s the smart way to delegate work.

Find out how fast applicants can type

March 1, 2007 Categorized in: Supervising

Find out how fast applicants can type with the free typing test.

Training tips from a training pro

February 1, 2007 Categorized in: Supervising

Make sure that whenever you train new hires, your words stick like glue. Use these tips offered by professional trainer Bob Pike.

AMA award-winner covers the basics

February 1, 2007 Categorized in: HRSupervising

It was on her first and only day of training for her new job as IT coordinator at PPG Industries that Jerrilynne Jankowski noticed a long line forming outside her door: employees with questions and basic admin needs.

Hire the best applicants possible

August 1, 2006 Categorized in: HRSupervising

Your organization has narrowed the field to two candidates for an administrative position. Both are experienced, both personable. How to choose? Nancy Brown has devised a way to make the right choice…
The team project turned out well, but you’re miffed because you and a co-worker did all the work; the rest of the team slacked off. Now, even the slackers are receiving credit for your work.
  Even upbeat, energetic people have slumps. You can pull yourself out of one with a little wisdom and these tactics.