4 Communication Habits to Enact Now for Improving Workplace Morale

Posted by Faith Jones on November 06, 2017

For a moment, think back to this familiar instance of feeling out of the loop:

You're meeting a friend for coffee, and you find yourself waiting (...and waiting) for them to arrive. After reaching out via text, you realize you didn’t receive their note—they’d wanted to reschedule. 

Despite being friends, this situation can cause a little awkwardness and more than a fair share of frustration. And it all came as a result of poor communication.

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Topics: Communication, Leadership, Empathy, Employee Development, Succession Planning

The Millennial Perspective on Employee Development

Posted by Daniel Giraldo on September 08, 2017

The millennial generation has been given a bad rap over the years. They’ve been labeled as lazy, entitled, spoiled, soft—in worst cases, all the above.

But when it comes to Millennials in the workforce, these brandings are inaccurate statements and overgeneralizations of younger, hardworking employees.

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Topics: Leadership, Employee Development, Millennial Generation, Talent Retention, Management Development

Setting the Record Straight on Millennials in the Workforce

Posted by Cathy Segarra on August 17, 2017

The media has created this stigma around the Millennials generation that has affected people's perception of their work ethics. Well, this generation is no longer the little kids who got participation trophies, but they are educated professionals that are ready to be taken seriously. They are the largest generation in history and are your company's future or the current workforce.

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Topics: Employee Development, Millennial Generation, Management Development

5 tips on how to be a Leader, Not a Boss

Posted by Cathy Segarra on July 24, 2017

The way you manage people shows through company image, talent retention, employee loyalty and the quality of work they provide. But there can be grand differences in each of these aspects when whoever in charge is either the embodiment of a leader or is simply being a boss. To reap the benefits of quality work and to create a positive workplace environment, follow these tips (and enjoyable GIFs) on how to be a leader, not a boss.

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Topics: Communication, Leadership, Employee Development