How to Minimize the Impacts of Attrition

Every company experiences attrition on some level, so instead of hoping people won’t resign or retire, you need to expect it. Losing a staffer can be a huge business disruption, but it doesn’t have to be. Stop treating key employees as indispensable and start assuming they won’t stay on your team forever, making sure your… Read more »

Top Traits to Look for in Entry-Level Administrative Talent

When hiring for administrative jobs, many companies make the mistake of assuming it’s always best to go with an experienced candidate, but that certainly isn’t the case. When you hire someone new to the field, you’re able to train them yourself, without having to undo bad habits introduced by a previous employer. Like most career… Read more »

Is Micromanagement Holding Your Team Back?

Being micromanaged is more than just a slight annoyance. If you have your team on an exceptionally short leash, morale probably isn’t great because people don’t enjoy feeling like they can’t do anything right. If people haven’t stopped trying to please you yet, they will soon, and productivity will plummet. When you think about it,… Read more »

Why You Should Encourage Failure

In a perfect world, projects would always go as planned and results would consistently exceed expectations, but it doesn’t work like that. Instead, failure is a regular part of life, so instead of dreading it, you need to know how to accept it. Often viewed as the best possible teacher, failure stings at first, but… Read more »