Tag: administration

Administration, General organization management

The Worst Part of Being a CEO Is Having to Fire an Employee. Here’s How to Do It Respectably

October 3, 2019

Via: Inc.

When you’re the company founder or CEO, a time is going to come when you’re going to have to fire someone. The first hires at a startup are too important: if you get one wrong, the company will suffer. If […]

Administration, General organization management

What You Need to Know Before Hiring an Employee

September 30, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

Job Description Before you think about hiring an employee, you should develop a job description. This job description will be used when you post your job opening and will be an important document to measure potential candidates against. A job […]

Administration, General organization management

Are CEOs Now on the Side of HR?

September 12, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

Early one Monday morning this August, the Business Roundtable — an organization comprised of CEOs from almost 200 major US companies — released an official press release that announced a startling pivot: Focusing on shareholder payouts should not be all […]

Administration, General organization management

How to Create a Mobile Device Policy for Your Small Business

September 4, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

Smartphones and other mobile technologies are as important to the modern office as paper and pens were years ago. They help your small business increase productivity by 85% if used properly. But there are security and employee use concerns. Small […]

Administration, General organization management

Happy Leaders = Happy Teams

August 30, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

Who is a leader? Is it the CEO of the company, or another executive from the C-Suite? Is it the Director or Head of the department? Is it the most senior member of the team? Actually, it’s all of the […]

Administration, General organization management

Who Can You Trust? The Answer Better Be Bigger Than Your Leader

August 29, 2019

Via: Inc.

There’s an axiom of leadership we rarely pause to appreciate: To be effective, leaders must have trust. “Obviously,” you may be thinking. But before you simply move on, ask yourself: What exactly do we mean when we make this statement? […]

Communication, Department management

Are Chatbots Reliable to Communicate with Modern Workers?

August 28, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

AI-powered chatbots continue to be a hot topic among end-users and vendor communities. It is no surprise that chatbot technology is beginning to mature to offer more sophisticated solutions. Gartner has predicted that by 2022, over 70% of white-collar workers, […]

Administration, General organization management

Ten Things That Make Virtual Teams More Effective

August 8, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

What team size is optimal? Do cross-functional virtual teams have more challenges? How often should virtual teams meet face-to-face? These and other questions led to our research study, where we collected data to better understand the divide between successful virtual […]

Department management, Marketing

Sales organizations in media companies are facing a new world order

August 7, 2019

Via: Marketing Land

It’s not exactly news that programmatic advertising, automation and agency consolidation have upended the media industry. Such changes have been well documented (as well as felt personally by many of our colleagues). But change, like time, marches on, and these […]

General organization management, Strategic planning

2 Common Management Mantras You Need to Drop Today

August 5, 2019

Via: Inc.

When you’re a startup CEO, you probably don’t have all that much leadership experience. So you will end up learning by doing, and also by listening to others’ conventional wisdom about how to lead your team. That’s a great way […]