Posted by Kriste Buchanan on Feb 26, 2018
When I worked for a small (less than 10 employees) consulting group, it was the habit of each person to ask everyone else if they needed any help before leaving for the day. Because it was a small group of people, it was easy to check in with everyone. This would occur like clockwork at […]
Posted by Kriste Buchanan on Oct 3, 2017
As an organization that focuses on unleashing the potential of individuals, teams, and organizations, Management Concepts is continually striving to help students and client organizations get the most out its training courses, coaching engagements, leadership development programs, and other workforce initiatives. In past blogs, we’ve shared information about how to evaluate training, dispelling myths, and […]
Posted by Kriste Buchanan on Jan 24, 2017
Wouldn’t it be great if a job applicant could somehow try out a potential job before actually committing?
Well, short of actually performing the job duties before being hired, there is something that employers can do: provide applicants with a true sense of what a job entails and what the environment is like. It’s called a Realistic Job Preview.
Posted by Kriste Buchanan on Mar 14, 2016
What is the best way to improve a skill or competency? Take a training class, right? It sounds easy. Sign up for a class, learn from a facilitator, meet some new people…
Posted by Kriste Buchanan on Jan 12, 2016
As a supervisor during the recent review cycle, were you uncomfortable addressing your employees’ poor performance? Did you cringe when you needed to have a conversation…