A senior manager has a variety of skills that should be honed if he or she is to be an excellent manager. The skills mentioned in this Experteer article highlight some of the most important aspects of top managers that need to be developed over the course of a career, and these skills are all…
Senior management has plenty of perks – networking opportunities, higher salary, more recognition and prestige. But these are also incentives that aim to motivate and satisfy people with very difficult positions. A career that leads to the C-suite can also be more demanding – these roles usually mean working longer hours, lots of traveling, and perhaps the toughest task of all, acting as the disciplinarian/decision-maker. So how can senior professionals balance professionalism with prudence when making tough decisions? Next time you’re confronted with the following scenarios, relax and remain calm. It’s not an easy job, but someone’s got to do it – here’s how the best leaders deliver bad news.
Ever work in sweat pants or maybe even in your pajamas? Are you commuting to work when it is 90 degrees outside or skipping the bad weather to stay in your bed? Working from home can sound like a dream come true – or you may be underestimating some of its pitfalls. Is working from…
Do you still regularly read the classifieds and job postings, even though you’re satisfied with your current job? You’re not alone. A study conducted by Kelly Services, a European recruitment firm, found that almost half of all satisfied employees still continue to look for alternatives. In fact, 60 percent have the intention of looking for a new position sometime in the next year. So why are even the happiest and most engaged employees leaving, and more importantly, what can you do as a manager to hold on to your top talent? To keep your best employees right where they belong – in your office! – work on fostering a positive work environment, and making them feel appreciated.
A new job can be stressful, and on the first day, you’re already in a tough position – how do you make a great first impression? How do you earn the respect of your colleagues, while learning the lay of the land? So many factors, so many variables, and the pressure is on. To acclimate properly, there are a few Do’s – and plenty of Don’ts. When you start working at a new company, try to refrain from making these mistakes.
How would you like a brand new company car? No? Then what about a membership at a premium gym? Or maybe you’d rather have a fully funded pension plan? Think carefully – which of these offers would you most like to receive from your employer? More and more companies are using employee benefits to attract…
It’s important to remember that regardless of your rapport with your supervisors, respect and dedication are key. Do your best to avoid repeating these 3 things smart employees never say to their boss. Your job could depend on it!
It’s no longer a secret that the Millenial generation is rapidly taking over the job market. Companies and corporations are starting to feel the effects of the changing demands and needs of these employees.
Earlier we have discussed the details of how to work smarter at office. And in 2015 this topic remains important, as revealed by experts in our recruiting trend 2015 eBook as well. More executives are working out of home and in various remote locations and constantly getting more on their plates.
The technological of recent years has indeed made our lives easier. We can take our computer to the sofa, are always-on and online everywhere with our heavy mobile phones around us everywhere. That sounds pretty good to start with, right? However, this convenience also has its pitfalls. Suddenly we are sitting at the breakfast table, discussing the next major project with colleagues, receiving a call from the customer and have just the new and exciting products open in the browser, along with something which was just posted on Facebook.