More than half of employees in the United States say they’re burned out, and two-thirds say the pandemic is making their symptoms worse. That’s according to a recent survey by the job search site Indeed. Burnout is a big concern for any manager. It lowers performance and morale and interferes with job satisfaction. The World Health Organization has deemed it an occupational … [Read more...] about A Manager’s Guide to Preventing Your Team from Burning Out
Employee engagement is a major factor in business success, so it’s obvious why your boss hopes you’re passionate about your work. Still, you have a lot at stake too. If you’re like the average professional, you spend about one-third of your life at the office. That’s almost 90,000 hours. Feeling committed and connected is important for your health and … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants to Feel More Engaged at Work?
In your personal life, you can walk away from toxic friendships. At the office, it’s more difficult to distance from someone who tries to take advantage of you. You’ll want to find other ways to cope. You’ve probably run into this situation at least once. A coworker takes credit for an idea you mentioned to them before a meeting. Another employee invents excuses for shifting … [Read more...] about What Will You Do if a Coworker Takes Advantage of You?
Negative feedback – it’s never something you look forward to giving as a leader. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give it. Although it’s difficult to say negative things about your employees’ work, it’s worth remembering that your staff can only thrive if you give them direction. Negative feedback is a method of giving your team members the tools they need to … [Read more...] about How to Give Negative Feedback in a Positive Way
As a manager, your job will be easier if you know how to motivate your team. Employees who care about their work will be more resilient, innovative, and productive. However, you may have a long way to go. According to the latest Gallup report, 51% of employees are disengaged in the workplace and 13% are actively disengaged. The challenge may be even greater when you add … [Read more...] about A Foolproof Formula for Boosting Your Team’s Motivation