Importance of Employee’s First Day

importance of employees first day

First impressions are so important. That rings especially true for your business when a new employee arrives for his or her very first day of work. Take a minute to think about what the typical first day of work is like for a new employee. If you are like a lot of managers and business owners, the new employee might get the standard introductions and tour of the facility, but what happens past that? Does the employee just mindlessly follow …

Stressed About Employee Retention

stressed about employee retention

As a manager or business owner, finding and retaining the right employees can be stressful and challenging. Sometimes finding the ideal employee may seem easier than retention. It seems easy to get employees through the doors, but retaining them is a different story. If you are like many business owners, you may find that keeping employees is a challenge. A poll of business owners recently conducted by ADP showed that only 15 percent of those polled felt confident in their …

The Best Managers Have These Qualities

best managers have these qualities

Leadership is never easy. When running a business, you need the members of your team to respect you. Gaining respect from your employees means that they will be more likely to listen to you, and contribute to the mission of your business. The “old school” management approach often meant fire-breathing behavior, which set up a boss to be listened to out of fear. The problem with this approach is it does not last, and employees tend not to show respect …