Spring 2015 Managing Smart

Apr 6, 2015

5 Conversations You Should Be Having With Employees
There are essentially five key conversations managers need to have with their employees throughout the year to ensure workers succeed.

What to Do About Employees’ #StupidTweets
What’s a manager’s next move after he becomes aware of an inappropriate tweet from an employee’s account?

Things You Never Say to a Pregnant Worker
With pregnancy discrimination claims growing at a faster rate than any other protected category, it’s critical that managers know what comments and behavior to avoid when dealing with workers who are expecting.

Weekly Conversations Can Boost Employee Engagement
Most U.S. workers are frustrated by a lack of honesty in their workplaces, a situation that could be remedied with more-frequent—even weekly—monitoring of employee engagement.

Workaholics: Job ‘Addicts’ Can Hurt Selves, Morale, Company
Managers can send mixed messages when they tout work/life balance, but reward workaholics with praise, higher pay and promotions.

Resources for Managers
Books, software and websites to help managers do their jobs better.


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