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Impactful Ways to Give Actionable Feedback to Underperforming Employees

It's true that an underperforming employee can have a negative impact on your business in a number of ways, but you can change this. Evaluate and give actionable feedback the right way to an underperforming employee with the help of this blog.

Managing People
7
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100 Questions You Can Ask on Your 1:1 Meetings

If you're working remotely or managing a remote team, one-on-one meetings are key to maintaining communication and ensuring everyone is on the same page. So here’s your handy guide of 100 tried and tested questions to add to your next 1:1 meeting. 

Managing People
8
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7 Tips to Make Your First Meeting With a New Team a Success

The first day as a manager can be intimidating – especially when you’re meeting your team for the first time. Follow these tips to ensure success.

Managing People
6
 min read

Tips To Retain High-Performing Employees

HR professionals and company leaders must learn how to retain high-performing employees. Performance management tools are an aid in achieving this goal.

Managing People
6
 min read

The Complete Managerial Guide To Performance Reviews

Looking to stay on top of your performance review game? This performance review guide will give you a few do’s and don’ts and some great tips.

Managing People
6
 min read

9 Ways to Effectively Communicate Changes Within Your Company

From layoffs in economic downturns to mergers and acquisitions, there is always constant change. Here are 8 tips to communicate these changes to your employees.

Managing People
6
 min read

How to Give Feedback to Your Manager: Tips and Examples

Are you looking for a way to give feedback to your manager? Here are some tips on how you can communicate effectively.

Managing People
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Fun Icebreaker Questions to Ask Remote Employees

In this post, we highlight the value of posing icebreaker questions at work and present samples of topics you may use to interact with colleagues.

Managing People
6
 min read

The One-on-One Meeting Agenda Template Every Manager Needs

Quality one-on-ones are the secret sauce to employee retention. Check out these useful one-on-one meeting templates to have more meaningful discussions.

Managing People
6
 min read

Managing Up: What Is It and Why Should You Care?

Learn about managing up and how you as an employee can set yourself and your manager up for success.

Managing People
7
 min read

A Quick Guide to What Makes a Good Manager

A good manager consistently sets the standard and creates a productive environment for employees. Read on to know how to be a good manager.

Managing People
6
 min read

Examples of Performance Review Biases and How to Avoid Them

Our inherent biases skew our judgment during performance appraisals. Awareness of this vulnerability helps us reduce bias in performance appraisal.

Managing People
8
 min read

The Benefits of 1:1 Meetings and How to Make the Most Out of Them

Read on to get a holistic understanding of the benefits of 1:1 meetings, including better employee satisfaction and higher outputs for the company.

Managing People
6
 min read

Why is Giving Feedback to Remote Teams Necessary?

Remote work feedback is trickier than giving in-office feedback, since it eliminates the personal touch. Here's how you can overcome this challenge.

Managing People
6
 min read

How to Give 360 Feedback to Your Boss

Learn how to give 360-degree feedback to your boss, and ensure that your feedback is useful, helpful, and as constructive as possible.

Managing People
6
 min read

The Power of Coaching Conversations

Have you heard about conversation coaching? No? Well, read as we discuss the power of coaching conversations and how you can effectively use it in business.

Managing People
6
 min read

How to Build a Work Culture of Trust

Building a work culture of trust is one of the most important things you can do for your employees. So, read our guide on building a work culture of trust.

Managing People
6
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How to Announce Employee Departures

Announcing employee departure is difficult, but how you handle the situation can be the difference between retaining and losing a valuable employee

Managing People
6
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Feeling Overwhelmed at Work? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

Understand the reason behind why people feel overwhelmed at work and learn tips to reduce the feeling.

Managing People
6
 min read

5 Reasons Why You Should Build an Internship Program for Your Company

Companies in every industry are discovering the power of internships. Check out these 5 reasons why you should build an internship program for your business.

Managing People
5
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8 Types of People Management Styles

There are a variety of people management styles. Read some examples here to see which ones might work best for your company.

Managing People
6
 min read

5 Reasons to Use Employee Management Software

What do you know about implementing employee management software for your business? Here are a few reasons to give it a try.

Managing People
6
 min read

How to Promote Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

Workplace culture has a major impact on mental health, motivation, and engagement. Here are some ways to support employee mental health in the workplace.

Managing People
6
 min read

How to Cope with PTSD From Work

PTSD from work is a leading issue in employees. Building a supportive and positive company culture plays a significant role in helping them cope with the stress.

Managing People
6
 min read

6 Ways to Influence Coachability in the Workplace

There are several ways to influence coachability in the workplace and identify if your team is ready to be coached. Here is all you need to know about it.

Managing People
6
 min read

The Cost of Avoiding Difficult Conversations at Work

Difficult conversations are essential to workplace morale, retention, and success. Discover why avoiding difficult conversations is so damaging now.

Managing People
6
 min read

Employee in Emotional Distress? Best Practices For De-Escalating

Difficult conversations can get emotional. Check out these best practices for de-escalating the conversation when an employee is in emotional distress.

Managing People
6
 min read

Accountability in the Workplace: 7 Keys to Success

Accountability in the workplace is essential for both setting clear expectations and delivering on them. Check out these 7 keys for success.

Managing People
6
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The 5 Amazing Benefits of Diversity in the Workplace

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are no longer buzzwords; they have become essential values for workplace. Read this quick blog to understand the benefits of diversity.

Managing People
6
 min read

Building Workplace Diversity: 5 Tips For Success

Unconscious biases at work can derail diversity, hiring and retention efforts, leading to a negative company culture. Here's how you can tackle them.

Managing People
9
 min read

How to Improve Employee Retention

Employee retention is fundamental to organizational success, and in this post, we will find out how you can keep your employees engaged, so they stay for longer.

Managing People
8
 min read

Why Employee Development is the Need of the Hour

When you take the time to develop your employees and help them grow their skills, it will inevitably boost performance and increase retention. Read on to know more.

Managing People
6
 min read

How to Choose a Performance Management System

Before investing in a PMS, you must research the objectives it will serve your organization (why do you need it?) and the specific features that will deliver positive outcomes (what do you want?).

Managing People
5
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How to deliver on your diversity and inclusion goals

There's a gap between corporate promises on diversity, inclusivity, and equality, and results. Here's how HR leaders can bridge that.

Managing People
6
 min read

A guide for managing remote employees & keeping them engaged

Manager are finding it challenging to manage people working remotely because of the pandemic. Here's how they can help people stay engaged and productive.

Managing People
5
 min read

5 HR Metrics That Your CEO Values the Most

HR dashboards have some much data, but CEOs value only a handful metrics that they can see affecting business outcomes. Here are 5 HR metrics CEOs value the most.

Managing People
5
 min read

5 simple habits of people leaders who make "work from home" work

Remote work is here to stay. Here's what team leaders can do to nurture remote-friendly, high-performing, and result-focused virtual teams.

Managing People
4
 min read

The #1 reason for "work from home" burnout

A 2017 survey found that 95% of HR leaders agreed burnout was hampering productivity and retention. Here's how to deal with it.

Managing People
2
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The #1 learning from remote-only organizations

All remote-only companies focus on the quality of work relationships. Here's how people leaders can help any team succeed at remote following the same principle.

Managing People
4
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What #2020TaughtMe—8 learnings from industry leaders

2020 was one long volatile year full of unexpected and unthinkable. But it also taught us a lot about the way we work. Here's what 8 industry leaders learned.

Managing People
4
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