Tag Archives: workplace relationships

How Manufacturing Companies Can Build a More Connected Workplace

 

In the post-pandemic, Great Resignation era, quiet quitting has emerged as the latest workplace buzzword. Employees incorporate quiet quitting into their workflow when they feel their job is unsatisfying and begin doing the bare minimum required in their role. At the same time, they are actively looking for another opportunity to arise so they can leave their current job. (more…)

Are Star Employees Quiet Quitting?

Recently, companies have experienced a paradigm shift in the relationship they have with their employees and expectations concerning loyalty and retention. This new employment phenomenon, known as “quiet quitting,” has left employers with lower productivity rates, unknown realized turnover issues, and a step behind in the battle for talent during the Great Resignation.

To combat this trend, it’s important to understand what is causing employees to “quietly quit,” how to read the telltale signs, and what to do to ensure star employees don’t secretly head for the door. (more…)

Celebrate National Mentoring Day!

National Mentoring Day is held every year on Oct. 27. The holiday celebrates the importance of mentors and the ties they cultivate with their mentee to help them advance in both their personal and professional lives. I’ve had the chance to have my own mentor, and I’m forever grateful for our connection. I want to share three lessons my mentor taught me in the hopes that they’ll help you on your own journey. (more…)

The Good and Bad of Socializing with Co-workers Outside of Work

As employees across the country head back to work during the COVID-19 pandemic and restaurants and bars open up, so too does the opportunity to socialize with your co-workers outside of work hours. However, although socializing can be a great for your career, there can also be pitfalls if you aren’t careful. Here are the good and the bad that come with socializing outside of work.

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Dealing with a Difficult Boss

Some days are great, others less so

The world is full of a variety of bosses. These include great bosses who appreciate their employees and their time and controlling bosses that can sometimes be hard to work with.

Understandable that you’d want to keep working for a good boss and quit working for a difficult boss, right? But the world isn’t black and white. Some bosses are a mix of good and bad depending on the day. The good days can be great, and the bad can hard to work through.

Luckily, there are a few ways to deal with a difficult boss. Let’s dig in!

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