How is Your Administrative Team Responsible for Your Company Culture?

More than just another name on your roster, administrative professionals often have a greater impact on your company culture than you might realize. Serving as the backbone of the organization, their responsibilities touch the entire team. Since the tasks associated with the job largely dictate your culture, it’s important to choose wisely when hiring. Opting… 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 »

Recruiting in the California Economy

Back in May 2012, the California unemployment rate was a sky-high 12.1 percent. The economy was in a state of disarray, but the silver lining was the availability of top talent. As an employer, you had your pick of extremely qualified professionals eager to secure jobs far beneath their skill level. Now that the economy… Read more »

Creating a Performance Review Strategy for Your Clerical Team

Performance reviews as we know them are going through a major transformation. In February, we discussed the changing landscape of these annual assessments. As they’re now conducted more than once per year, employees no longer dread them and the process has become much more laid-back. Now that it’s time to conduct performance reviews for your… Read more »