Sitting down to conduct an employee performance evaluation with a staff member is the part of the appraisal process most managers dread. But the session doesn’t have to be tense or uncomfortable. If you’re relying solely on your memory when writing employee reviews, you’re making employee performance evaluation far more difficult than necessary.Areas CoveredImportance of a Performance AppraisalObjectives of..
A successful claim of sexual or gender discrimination
or harassment can expose a firm to significant costs, damages and
penalties. At the minimum, there is likely to be a substantial
reputational loss. This webinar will look at the potential implications
of adverse claims as well as steps and recommendations to provide
protection and defenses.Claims of sexual and
gender discrimination and harass..
If you are working from home or managing people
working remotely, you may be frustrated or overwhelmed coping with new
technology and an unprecedented situation. Even if you have worked this
way in the past, the added pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic add to
distraction, stress, burnout, and lack of engagement among team members.
Communication, collaboration, and team cohesion are more important ..
As an Administrative Assistant, whatever your
specific title and job description, you are called on to perform duties
well beyond the administrative. You need leadership skills to manage a
wide range of managers and executives and their complex activities,
whether in the public, private, or nonprofit sectors. You may have a
team of your own. You must be knowledgeable about your organization's
Creating a positive culture of acceptance and inclusion includes understanding how to tap into the hidden power of employees’ differences and create a work environment where everyone thrives. Diversity can be the root of conflict in the workplace if not managed and when conflicts go unresolved, animosity and distrust can build up on teams.Diverse organizations and teams can yield innovative results, however..
Do you wish you could magically simplify your notetaking, sharing of files, and record keeping with a powerful software program? That magic is OneNote. If you have purchased OneNote in either the full-featured desktop version or the “universal” mobile-device-friendly edition and are wondering where the magic is, attend this webinar. You will discover the features that start the magic working, simplifying an..
One person, no matter how great or wonderful you are, can only do so much. Expanding your influence, impact, and results require you to enlist the help of other talented people. They will only help you if they see what’s in it for them. Learning how to delegate is the fine art of persuasion, influence, and discernment. You will only be great if you help others become great. Master the art of delegation. It ..
5S has been defined as “A place for everything and everything in its place”. It is a workplace (mostly industrial) organization method that uses a list of five Japanese words: seiri (Sort), seiton (Set-in-Order), seisō (Shine), seiketsu (Standardize), and shitsuke (Sustain). The course describes how to clean and organize a workspace/workstation for efficiency and effectiveness. The rule of thumb is that aft..
We must first come up with a conclusive, simple and easy to understand definition for Leadership. One good definition that I like is this: “Leadership is the ability to entice others to want to follow you!”Followers have to want to follow their leaders, which means leading by fear, intimidation, formal power, coercive power, or even reward power are not indicative of Leadership. True leaders are to use legi..
Leadership is a noble profession. It all starts by mastering the leadership of self. Then you have the right to start to deliberately influence and lead others. The most effective way to lead is to set the example. You and I have deeply developed habits of behavior. First, we must discover why and how we currently handle the critical behaviors of great leadership. What is our unconscious state of mind when ..
Accountability for our actions seems to be in short supply these days. From large corporations, to governments, to workplace teams, we have lost our need to be accountable...to almost anyone. Lack of accountability has become very costly. This webinar is designed to provide hands on, practical strategies and skills for successfully holding others accountable at work.Research unfortunately indicates that we ..
As a training topic, negotiation skills often create anxiety for the participants. If they have experienced a typical “I Win-You Lose” negotiation seminar, then those feelings are usually based on not wanting to have to do battle with a fellow participant just to learn or improve negotiation skills.The five-step Added Value Negotiating (AVN) method presented in this webinar is about the mutual search for va..
It can be difficult to maintain a positive attitude when dealing with stressful situations and pressing deadlines, but choosing to do so can play a big role in career success and stress reduction.Attitude, whether it is positive or negative, can be contagious. A positive one motivates others, reduces stress, increases quality and productivity, creates teamwork, and encourages creative
thinking.Your team m..
Workers Compensation insurance basically is set up to pay for an injured worker's medical treatment and lost wages. This sounds relatively simple, but the details can quickly become overwhelming to a person unfamiliar or new to the process. Unless you are prepared and know what to expect. The key players are identified in our discussion. Key activities and steps to have in place BEFORE a claim occurs are al..
Unfortunately, being good at your job doesn’t guarantee that you will be a good leader or manager. Yes, you were good enough to get promoted but being a manager has challenges you never dealt with when you were an employee. The transition to management isn’t just a promotion and a pay raise—it’s a shift into a new type of role that requires new skill sets and you are bound to trip up along the way when you ..