Julie closed her office door and put her head down on her desk. “Let me rest – just for a minute,” she thought, “I need a break.” She’d just had to let an employee go after trying —unsuccessfully—to resolve his attendance issues, lackluster sales results, and consistently poor attitude. While she felt sure that, as [...]
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Imagine our delight to see hireVision President and CEO Tina Hamilton quoted in Lehigh Valley Business last week, in the article “Workplace distractions a growing concern”. The article, which got homepage billing that Tuesday, discusses the ongoing struggle with modern-day and traditional distractions that some employers face daily.
“General Manager,” his gleaming new nameplate read as it sat on his desk. He stared at it for a few moments, wondering what had happened, and how it had gotten so problematic so fast. This was a great promotion and well earned, too. So why did he feel more frustration than satisfaction? When Doug agreed [...]
Mary and Joe were arguing…AGAIN? Annie couldn’t believe it. Was the smell of Mary’s perfumed lotion really worth fighting over?! Last week the battle topic was the tone of Joe’s voice when he talked to Mary in a staff meeting! Sometimes Annie felt like a referee more than a supervisor. Last time she checked, they were in a professional work environment, not a high school classroom!
Guest Post by Sybil F. Stershic, Quality Service Marketing Customers have lots of choices given the proliferation of products and services available. That’s why the customer experience has become a critical competitive differentiator – treat customers right if you want to keep their business. Employees also have choices. While the current economy doesn’t offer as [...]
Ah…love is in the air. In honor of Valentine’s Day we’ve decided to compile a list of our most-memorable film and TV coworker romances. Whether their relationships were sweet or saucy, inevitable or insane, wonderful or just plain wrong, these duos certainly entertained us. Let us know which is your favorite, or if there is [...]
As the weather gets warmer, it can be increasingly difficult for many employees to focus on work. (For some employees, this may be the case regardless of the weather!) We’ve got some great advice to help counteract this problem.