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How to Deal with Remote Staff: Managing Employees That You Can’t See

Five Keys to Get the Most Out of Your Remote Staff By Jan Makela Over 43 percent of the United States workforce is comprised of remote workers, that is, remote staff. The ability to work remotely is a powerful recruiting and retention tool for many companies. In addition to those obvious benefits, the organization also […]

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Seven Methods to Put Management Pillars into Practice

By Jan Makela People management has drastically changed since earlier decades, where the corporation was king and people were just workers to serve operational efficiency. The operational model for today is mission, purpose and sustainability. Today, teams and team leaders are kings. How can you improve your team or organizational bottom line? Here are seven […]

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Five Pillars to Success as a Manager

By Jan Makela Why does your organization exist, and why should anyone care? Organizations exist to perform—period. Be for-profit or non-profit, they all exist to do something, make a product, or supply a service. Today, many employers say they’re having trouble retaining their younger employees—specifically Millennials. At 82 million strong, Millennials are the workforce of […]