Every week, I read dozens of articles about management, human resources, and employee development. I look for advice grounded in reality that small and large companies can easily use to help people engage, perform, and improve. I’ve pulled the best ones from this week so you can get right to the good stuff.
How to Identify and Handle Low Performers
Do you have toxic employees? Can you salvage their performance or is it time to cut them from the team? This article walks you through the steps of answering that question so you can detoxify your group. Read more.
How to Handle an Office Emergency
If someone had a health emergency at your organization, would you and your employees know what to do? This article outlines the steps to prepare for an unfortunate accident. Read more.
All Freelancers Are Not the Same [Infographic]
Many companies look to freelance or contract workers to fill staff gaps or bring in part-time specialists. But one size doesn’t fit all. Here’s a useful infographic to help you navigate the freelance market and find the right ones for your business. Read more.
10 Rules for Recognition That Increase Employee Commitment
Managers want to recognize employee successes and reward good work, but you also want to make sure that your rewards are appreciated and encourage employees to commit to your company. Follow these 10 rules for recognizing employees in a meaningful way that deepens their engagement. Read more.
Full of Beans: A Starbucks Case Study
Many companies can benefit from running apprenticeships. They’re valuable tools to build your workforce, and you don’t have to be in the trades or manufacturing. Here’s a case study of Starbucks’ apprenticeship program in Europe for which they won Training Journal’s “Best Apprenticeship Programme” award in 2016. Read more.
At Pract.us, we help you get the most of your training dollar by making formal and informal learning stick. Learn more.