Importance of Creative Thinking For Managers
Executives: More creative candidates, please!

“You don’t have to be dead to be valued.”

Managers who are willing to think outside the box and deviate from popular opinion can sometimes get a bad rap. However, these innovative thinkers are able to react flexibly and creatively to difficult situations and problems in their team, effectively turning failures into success stories. In this article we look at why managers benefit from thinking…

ancient executives
They’ve been around the block

“Back in My Day”—What Older Executives Can Offer the Team

It’s no secret Millennials have been set loose on the work force. Since 2015, they are the largest generation making up the current work force, bringing with them flatter hierarchies and digital know-how. Therefore what can the set of older executives contribute to a more democratic organisational landscape and a digitised era? For one, they…

Saying No at Work - How to Respectfully Decline

“No” is the Magic Word

Many people find it difficult to say no, however for senior managers and executives being able to effectively manage your resources and say no when you need to is a crucial ability. This is the key to staying on track with your goals, as well as looking after your health. People who say yes to…

get promoted faster
The Promotion You Deserve

Can You Get Promoted Faster? Yes. Here’s How.

Curious to know how long it takes the average professional to rise in the corporate ranks? So were we. We examined data from thousands of Experteer candidates and here is what we discovered. It takes just over two years in the U.S. and UK, on average, to rise from a specialist to a manager position….

Downsizing is Hard
Your Downsizing Strategy

Downsizing is Hard, But It Doesn’t Have to Be

Amongst managers, the most intimidating process is letting an employee go due to company downsizing. Firing a disruptive employee is one thing, but letting employees go that are productive and reliable colleagues is entirely different consideration. Therefore managers need to approach such a situation with sensitivity and a clear process. Franco Gandolfi, Professor of Management…

6 simple steps to making your employees love you
Happy Valentine’s Day

6 Simple Steps for Making Your Employees Love You

As a manager, you understandably want your employees to like you. After all, employees who like and respect their bosses are more likely to be engaged in their work activities. Such employees are often satisfied with their positions, more productive in the workplace, and more eager to keep their jobs instead of looking for a new…