Nobody likes to talk about it, even though it is happening in workplaces all across America – employees who have decided it is time to fly the coop. Departure lounges are overflowing with these types of employees – all waiting for their final boarding call.
Author Archive | Roberta Chinsky Matuson
It pains me to stand by and watch others continuously try to fill the same jobs day in and day out. I’ve reached the point where I can no longer sit back and be silent. Here are ten reasons you can’t fill jobs, and what you can do to change this.
Business leaders complain all the time that nothing seems to have changed in their organizations, despite their best efforts to make things happen. Yet they continue to do the same things and receive the same results.
Management looks really easy, doesn’t it? You’re awarded a title, and, if you are lucky, an office, and away you go. You bark some orders here and there and then you sit back until it’s time to give another directive.
It may seem unnatural to manage up in the top down world of business but this is exactly what you must do to be successful in business.
Most people are reluctant to address problems they are having with an employee, co-worker or even their boss. Yet, pretending everything is fine certainly won’t improve the situation.
As human beings, we have a natural tendency to want to be loved. But what happens when your desire to be loved interferes with your ability to lead?
It certainly is a heck of a lot easier to blame the economy for the decline in your business. But by doing so, you will miss out on the opportunity to build an organization that can sustain itself and thrive in any economic climate.
When you are a small company, it is easy to operate on the fly. Like it or not, it may very well be time to formalize HR processes and procedures in your organization.