Organizational Charts – 5 Reasons Your Employees Love Them

Courtesy of http://oldsaltshaker.blogspot.com In the multiple small businesses I’ve worked for, there’s one thing that it seems management never wants to do that employees love:  Organizational Charts. Often the gripe I’ve heard is that Organizational Charts are a) a waste of time, b) change too often so what’s the point of making one and c) who has the time.Continue reading “Organizational Charts – 5 Reasons Your Employees Love Them”

Lessons in HR from Tron

At the risk of completely nerding it up, I’m a big Tron fan and have found much insight from the movie. It’s amazing how they apply to the business world.   Enjoy! Performance ExpectationsSark: Greetings. The Master Control Program has chosen you to serve your system on the Game Grid. Those of you who continueContinue reading “Lessons in HR from Tron”

Millenials are Your Future

I get tired of hearing every other article and blog post talking about how millennials are the “needy” generation.  How they don’t want to work, want to have flexible schedules, and want to be praised all the time… and the connotation that it is exhausting. Excuse me for a bit… but what is wrong with that? What kindContinue reading “Millenials are Your Future”

Is my Employer responsible for my happiness?

Answer: No. However, you’re employer is responsible for communication and feedback. How are the two different? Happiness can be defined in many different forms when it comes to employees. Some want training and education, others want a simple 9 to 5, some want more responsibility, others less.  In the Employer/Employee relationship catering to every whimContinue reading “Is my Employer responsible for my happiness?”

Microsoft: A Business-School Case Study

Recently Vanity Fair released an article talking about Microsoft and some terrible management that will potentially cost it its entire future.  In the article some key executives discussed how innovation was stifled at every turn and a “stack ranking” management system put every employee on edge. When I read this article I was shocked.  First, generally, one wouldContinue reading “Microsoft: A Business-School Case Study”