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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Basic Theories Behind Employee Motivation

    Employee motivation theories are varied, but a few theories have stood the test of time and are relied upon for encouraging workers throughout the corporate world. Because human beings are unique, employee motivation is a subjective topic. What motivates one person may de-motivate another, making this a difficult topic to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Improve Employee Motivation In The Workplace

    Motivation in the workplace is valuable in terms of both revenue and production. Look for simple ways to make it more pleasant to come to work and to enjoy working at your facility. This can mean providing a clean, well-stocked break room with free coffee and snacks, or it could...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Avoid These Poor Employee Motivation Techniques

    If you are truly concerned about your employee's attitude, performance or devotion to the job, work with human resources to address the concerns gently and respectfully. Empty or pre-emptive threats do more harm than good, creating resentment, tension and a negative atmosphere in the facility. If you do need to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    5 Ways To Motivating Employees

    If you are concerned about motivating employees in your business, now is the time to take action. Unmotivated employees are less productive, less devoted and less likely to stay until after 10 at night when you need some last-minute filing taken care of. Employee motivation is an area where many...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Answer Structured Interview Questions

    Structured interviews are popular for several reasons. First, managers who aren't comfortable interviewing people can hide behind them. Dotcom managers, who had been promoted really fast and were suddenly asked to hire bunches of people, found that it was easier to stick to a script than to conduct a conversation....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Job Interview Questions Interviewers Can't Ask

    There are lots of job interview questions that interviewers can't ask. Basically, they're not allowed to seek any information that doesn't relate to your ability to do the job you're applying for. They can't ask you about your age, your marital status, your sexual preference or your ethnicity. Big companies...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Understanding Structured Sample Interview Questions

    The important thing to remember is that interviews are still chemistry. All the proper answers to all the structured questions in the world won't get a manager to hire you if the two of you don't click, and all the unfortunate answers in the world won't lose you the job...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Write Your Own Employee Performance Reviews

    You may be intimidated by the challenge of writing your own employee performance reviews, but there's no reason to panic. Employee evaluations provide the perfect opportunity to showcase your contributions while requesting changes that will improve your job satisfaction and ability to excel. This paper provides simple tips for writing...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    When Conflict Management Styles Clash

    When conflict management styles clash, it can make trouble for the employees involved, as mixed messages are sent, and the situation may not be resolved in the most effective and timely manner. Conflict management, or the way someone chooses to respond to a situation, can be handled in several different...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Resolve Employee Conflict

    In the workplace, most employees work out minor employee conflict on their own without ever resorting to management intervention. However, different personalities in the same space for long periods of time will inevitably need mediating, and managers can implement several of the following tips and strategies for the most satisfactory...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Three Types Of Conflict Management That Work

    Workplace conflict is commonplace, but managers who can incorporate certain types of conflict management strategies that work will soon be able to achieve their goals and minimize disruptions. Managers will successfully eliminate conflicts and turn the situation into a problem-solving opportunity that will ultimately benefit the entire office. Collaboration is...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Conflict Resolution Tips For Conflict Management

    While minor conflicts may blow over, there could still be bad feelings, or the problem may just fester until the next time. As soon as there are signs of contention, the conflict should be addressed and resolved. When there is a conflict between two parties, what may seem like workplace...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Deal With Employer-Employee Workplace Conflict

    Workplace conflict is common, whether it is between employees or between the employer and an employee. Often, what motivates disagreements between employers and employees is the idea that the company goals are not in line with the goals of the employee. When it comes to dealing with this kind of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Facing Workplace Conflicts? Blame The Thermostat

    What is one of the major sources of squabbles among employees? You might be surprised that it has little to do with your productivity and more to do with your basic comfort. That's right - the temperature of the office is key to workplace harmony. When two people disagree over...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Successful Team Conflict Management Strategies

    Conflict management takes effort, but if you're able to follow a few team conflict management strategies like sticking to the facts and keeping everyone focused on solutions, the effort will make the team stronger. Businesses use teams to leverage the combined skills, knowledge and experience of employees with differing backgrounds...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Improve Your Interpersonal Communication Management Skills

    A leader in the business world must understand interpersonal communication skills to make his views known to others. While some people are natural communicators, others may feel hopelessly ineffective when exchanging ideas, instructing others and delivering important messages in a business setting. Everyone has room to improve his interpersonal communication...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Tips For Writing Performance Review Action Plans

    Writing performance review action plans may feel tedious, but it's essential to do them right so your employees know exactly what is expected. Instead of seeing this task as a burden, try to imagine you are saving yourself time later - a well-written action plan can save you many hours...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Writing Effective Employee Performance Reviews

    Employee reviews have two purposes: to summarize and evaluate the employee's performance over a set period of time and motivate them to continue doing good work or grow stronger in areas where they're weak. At one time or another, we've all walked away from our own review with the feeling...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Write Meaningful Performance Reviews

    Learning how to write performance reviews that are meaningful can make a huge difference if you want to motivate employees. You've probably sat through a worthless performance review with an ill-informed or unmotivated boss before; such an experience can be demoralizing and can undermine motivation to perform at peak capacity....

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Writing Employee Performance Reviews For Underperformers

    Writing employee performance reviews can be tough, but writing a review for an underperformer can be a daunting task. Make sure you provide incentives to change. Explain what will happen in the employee does not meet the expectations laid out in the employee performance review, but also detail what will...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Write An Employee Review When You Don't Like The Employee

    Good managers know how to write an employee review, but only the best ones can set aside their feelings and write honest reviews for employees they may not like on a personal level. You don't want to let your personal feelings cloud your perceptions, but, at the same time, you...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Tips For Writing Better Performance Reviews

    Writing performance reviews can be challenging, especially if you have to write several in a short period of time. However, you can streamline the process, making this task easier for you and more positive for your employees. This paper gives few tips for writing better employee performance reviews the next...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Use Performance Reviews As Motivators

    Employee performance reviews are golden opportunities for improving motivation. When writing a performance review, you should keep in mind that motivating this employee to perform well will save you and the company time, money and energy. This paper gives five key steps to incorporate into your performance reviews, and you'll...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Why Is Employee Motivation Important?

    You may be wondering, why is employee motivation important? Employee motivation can be the difference between success and failure for your business. Encouraging employees to behave as if they are owners of the company has proven to be a successful strategy for business growth. At the other end of the...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Employee Motivation Strategies

    It's not uncommon to think that developing an employee motivation program is going to cost money and a lot of it. But some of the most basic - and effective - employee motivation tools are free. Simply acknowledging an employee's contribution to the overall success of a project or the...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Successful Employee Motivation Ideas

    There's no shortage of great employee motivation ideas. The trick is to find those ideas that align with your business goals and to develop a method for measuring success. Getting feedback from your employees along the way and making sure that everyone has a chance to be recognized, no matter...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Designing An Employee Motivation Program

    Designing an employee motivation program requires some creativity and an understanding of the people who work for you. Each employee will find different types of rewards worthwhile, so the challenge lies in coming up with flexible and cost-effective methods of keeping everyone engaged in their work. The optimal program will...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Benefits Of Employee Work Motivation

    Motivated employees work more efficiently, producing better products or services in less time. Unmotivated employees waste time surfing the Web and using e-mail and instant messaging for personal benefit. They generally take longer to accomplish the tasks assigned. By keeping your employees motivated, you'll see improved productivity. When employees are...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Teaching Employees Self-Motivation

    A manager's number-one job is to motivate employees to be as productive as possible, but self-motivation also plays a role. Because many factors contribute to someone's level of motivation, a manager must determine what it takes to make employees want to do their best. A good manager will teach employees...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Employee Motivation Factors

    If the same employee motivation factors applied to everyone, management would be a breeze. Unfortunately (for managers), employees insist on being individuals, with their own desires for rewards. To make things a bit easier, it helps to identify some workplace motivators that are effective for a majority of workers. What's...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Basic Theories Behind Employee Motivation

    Employee motivation theories are varied, but a few theories have stood the test of time and are relied upon for encouraging workers throughout the corporate world. Because human beings are unique, employee motivation is a subjective topic. What motivates one person may de-motivate another, making this a difficult topic to...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Improve Employee Motivation In The Workplace

    Motivation in the workplace is valuable in terms of both revenue and production. Look for simple ways to make it more pleasant to come to work and to enjoy working at your facility. This can mean providing a clean, well-stocked break room with free coffee and snacks, or it could...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Avoid These Poor Employee Motivation Techniques

    If you are truly concerned about your employee's attitude, performance or devotion to the job, work with human resources to address the concerns gently and respectfully. Empty or pre-emptive threats do more harm than good, creating resentment, tension and a negative atmosphere in the facility. If you do need to...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    5 Ways To Motivating Employees

    If you are concerned about motivating employees in your business, now is the time to take action. Unmotivated employees are less productive, less devoted and less likely to stay until after 10 at night when you need some last-minute filing taken care of. Employee motivation is an area where many...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Answer Structured Interview Questions

    Structured interviews are popular for several reasons. First, managers who aren't comfortable interviewing people can hide behind them. Dotcom managers, who had been promoted really fast and were suddenly asked to hire bunches of people, found that it was easier to stick to a script than to conduct a conversation....

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Job Interview Questions Interviewers Can't Ask

    There are lots of job interview questions that interviewers can't ask. Basically, they're not allowed to seek any information that doesn't relate to your ability to do the job you're applying for. They can't ask you about your age, your marital status, your sexual preference or your ethnicity. Big companies...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Understanding Structured Sample Interview Questions

    The important thing to remember is that interviews are still chemistry. All the proper answers to all the structured questions in the world won't get a manager to hire you if the two of you don't click, and all the unfortunate answers in the world won't lose you the job...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Write Your Own Employee Performance Reviews

    You may be intimidated by the challenge of writing your own employee performance reviews, but there's no reason to panic. Employee evaluations provide the perfect opportunity to showcase your contributions while requesting changes that will improve your job satisfaction and ability to excel. This paper provides simple tips for writing...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    When Conflict Management Styles Clash

    When conflict management styles clash, it can make trouble for the employees involved, as mixed messages are sent, and the situation may not be resolved in the most effective and timely manner. Conflict management, or the way someone chooses to respond to a situation, can be handled in several different...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Resolve Employee Conflict

    In the workplace, most employees work out minor employee conflict on their own without ever resorting to management intervention. However, different personalities in the same space for long periods of time will inevitably need mediating, and managers can implement several of the following tips and strategies for the most satisfactory...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Three Types Of Conflict Management That Work

    Workplace conflict is commonplace, but managers who can incorporate certain types of conflict management strategies that work will soon be able to achieve their goals and minimize disruptions. Managers will successfully eliminate conflicts and turn the situation into a problem-solving opportunity that will ultimately benefit the entire office. Collaboration is...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Conflict Resolution Tips For Conflict Management

    While minor conflicts may blow over, there could still be bad feelings, or the problem may just fester until the next time. As soon as there are signs of contention, the conflict should be addressed and resolved. When there is a conflict between two parties, what may seem like workplace...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Deal With Employer-Employee Workplace Conflict

    Workplace conflict is common, whether it is between employees or between the employer and an employee. Often, what motivates disagreements between employers and employees is the idea that the company goals are not in line with the goals of the employee. When it comes to dealing with this kind of...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Facing Workplace Conflicts? Blame The Thermostat

    What is one of the major sources of squabbles among employees? You might be surprised that it has little to do with your productivity and more to do with your basic comfort. That's right - the temperature of the office is key to workplace harmony. When two people disagree over...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Successful Team Conflict Management Strategies

    Conflict management takes effort, but if you're able to follow a few team conflict management strategies like sticking to the facts and keeping everyone focused on solutions, the effort will make the team stronger. Businesses use teams to leverage the combined skills, knowledge and experience of employees with differing backgrounds...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Improve Your Interpersonal Communication Management Skills

    A leader in the business world must understand interpersonal communication skills to make his views known to others. While some people are natural communicators, others may feel hopelessly ineffective when exchanging ideas, instructing others and delivering important messages in a business setting. Everyone has room to improve his interpersonal communication...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Tips For Writing Performance Review Action Plans

    Writing performance review action plans may feel tedious, but it's essential to do them right so your employees know exactly what is expected. Instead of seeing this task as a burden, try to imagine you are saving yourself time later - a well-written action plan can save you many hours...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Writing Effective Employee Performance Reviews

    Employee reviews have two purposes: to summarize and evaluate the employee's performance over a set period of time and motivate them to continue doing good work or grow stronger in areas where they're weak. At one time or another, we've all walked away from our own review with the feeling...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Write Meaningful Performance Reviews

    Learning how to write performance reviews that are meaningful can make a huge difference if you want to motivate employees. You've probably sat through a worthless performance review with an ill-informed or unmotivated boss before; such an experience can be demoralizing and can undermine motivation to perform at peak capacity....

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Writing Employee Performance Reviews For Underperformers

    Writing employee performance reviews can be tough, but writing a review for an underperformer can be a daunting task. Make sure you provide incentives to change. Explain what will happen in the employee does not meet the expectations laid out in the employee performance review, but also detail what will...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Write An Employee Review When You Don't Like The Employee

    Good managers know how to write an employee review, but only the best ones can set aside their feelings and write honest reviews for employees they may not like on a personal level. You don't want to let your personal feelings cloud your perceptions, but, at the same time, you...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Tips For Writing Better Performance Reviews

    Writing performance reviews can be challenging, especially if you have to write several in a short period of time. However, you can streamline the process, making this task easier for you and more positive for your employees. This paper gives few tips for writing better employee performance reviews the next...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Use Performance Reviews As Motivators

    Employee performance reviews are golden opportunities for improving motivation. When writing a performance review, you should keep in mind that motivating this employee to perform well will save you and the company time, money and energy. This paper gives five key steps to incorporate into your performance reviews, and you'll...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Why Is Employee Motivation Important?

    You may be wondering, why is employee motivation important? Employee motivation can be the difference between success and failure for your business. Encouraging employees to behave as if they are owners of the company has proven to be a successful strategy for business growth. At the other end of the...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Employee Motivation Strategies

    It's not uncommon to think that developing an employee motivation program is going to cost money and a lot of it. But some of the most basic - and effective - employee motivation tools are free. Simply acknowledging an employee's contribution to the overall success of a project or the...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Successful Employee Motivation Ideas

    There's no shortage of great employee motivation ideas. The trick is to find those ideas that align with your business goals and to develop a method for measuring success. Getting feedback from your employees along the way and making sure that everyone has a chance to be recognized, no matter...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Designing An Employee Motivation Program

    Designing an employee motivation program requires some creativity and an understanding of the people who work for you. Each employee will find different types of rewards worthwhile, so the challenge lies in coming up with flexible and cost-effective methods of keeping everyone engaged in their work. The optimal program will...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    The Benefits Of Employee Work Motivation

    Motivated employees work more efficiently, producing better products or services in less time. Unmotivated employees waste time surfing the Web and using e-mail and instant messaging for personal benefit. They generally take longer to accomplish the tasks assigned. By keeping your employees motivated, you'll see improved productivity. When employees are...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Teaching Employees Self-Motivation

    A manager's number-one job is to motivate employees to be as productive as possible, but self-motivation also plays a role. Because many factors contribute to someone's level of motivation, a manager must determine what it takes to make employees want to do their best. A good manager will teach employees...

    Provided By Life123

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Employee Motivation Factors

    If the same employee motivation factors applied to everyone, management would be a breeze. Unfortunately (for managers), employees insist on being individuals, with their own desires for rewards. To make things a bit easier, it helps to identify some workplace motivators that are effective for a majority of workers. What's...

    Provided By Life123