Posts Tagged ‘entrepreneur’

Why You Don’t Need an HR Manager. Really.

Beth Miller | | Talent Management

I can hear all my HR friends out there screaming when they read this title.  As a consultant and coach to many small business owners, I have often found myself advising business owners to analyze their specific needs before adding to their headcount. And creating a human resource manager position is at the top of the […]

How to Bridge the Workplace Generation Gap

Beth Miller | | Talent Management

The workplace has traditionally consisted of “old-timers” with 20 to 30 years of experience under their belts and the young “hot-shots” who know-it-all. The younger workers have historically viewed older workers as stuck in their ways. Older workers have historically viewed younger workers as interlopers looking for a fast-track to the top. Related: How to […]

What Is Your Company’s Kentucky Derby?

Beth Miller | | Talent Management

Each year on the first Saturday of May, thousands of spectators head to Churchill Downs to experience the greatest two minutes in sports. This is the premier event to the other two Triple Crown races. But what made it the premier event? My belief is that it’s all about the traditions that have defined this most […]

How an Atlanta Company Used ‘Sherpas’ to Facilitate Onboarding

Beth Miller | | Talent Management

Every year, thousands of companies apply for awards that recognize great workplaces. And the companies that typically top the winners’ lists have three things in common: They value their human capital, they benefit from a highly engaged workforce and they have the ability to attract and retain top talent. In the end they also often enjoy greater success than their competitors. […]

How Office Politics Can Tank Your Small Company

Beth Miller | | Leadership Development

Workplace conflicts affect more than just productivity and morale. A few years ago the publishers of the Myer-Briggs Assessment published a study on workplace conflict that attempted to quantify just how expensive conflict can be. According to the report, employees in the United States spent 2.8 hours per week dealing with conflict among their peers and […]

Revamp Your Approach to Monthly One-to-One Meetings

Beth Miller | | Talent Management

When it comes to improving employee development and performance, enough can’t be said about the effectiveness of regular meetings. If as a manager, you’re not checking in regularly with employees to track their progress, you can’t expect members of your team to overcome roadblocks, repeat successes or grow. Monthly one-on-one meetings should be mandatory and […]

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