Entitlement – It Rears Its Ugly Head From Time to Time

Employee Accountability in workplace

Today’s post is from guest blogger Heather Kinzie. Heather has been a Human Resources professional for nearly 20 years.  She likes to make things better so she develops/presents training courses and facilitates team/process/strategy improvement events.  Her clients benefit from her expertise and her insight but moreover, they appreciate her pragmatic and often brutally honest thoughts, […]

3 Tips to Coax Employee Potential

How to Get the Most From Your Employees

3 Tips to Coax Employee Potential Recently, I found myself talking to a manager about an unexpected opening in his department. He had no one ready to fill the position but couldn’t leave the role completely vacant while we searched. After some discussion, we decided on an interim appointment until the best candidate was identified. […]

Forever A Hot-Shot

Fresh New Prospective & Leadership

In case you hadn’t heard, I started a new job in October 2012. After 6 years, I left my comfort zone to take on new challenges with a new company. About 45 days into it, I am feeling great! My staff and co-workers are responding well to the initiatives and ideas I am bringing to […]

Aces In Their Places

The Importance of Cross Training

Once upon a time, I received a complaint from an employee. He was upset because he was being assigned to the same position on the production line every day. He was receiving no cross-training on the other positions and, after almost 6 months, he was fed up. He believed his supervisor was deliberately holding him […]