Employee Engagement

Confronting Your Employees About Less Than Status Quo Work Ethic

Not every conversation you have as a manager is going to be pleasant and positive. Sometimes you have to bite the bullet and have that difficult conversation with an employee who isn’t living up to expectations. If a team member is performing with less than status quo work ethic, what can you say and how can you approach the subject to positively change their path.       Plan Out the Conversation Ahead of Time   When you need to [...]

Invest In Your Employees: 8 Fun Team-Building Activities for The End of Summer

Team-building activities don’t have to make your entire team cringe. We know what most people think about ice breakers and other forced fun activities in an office environment, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are eight fun team-building activities you can do before the end of summer to start the fall off right.     Cookout  Sometimes summer fun is as simple as a pot-luck or an office cookout. If you have space at your office, bring [...]