management Tag

A company is only as successful as its employees. A good manager knows this and wants to do all he or she can to make sure their team feels appreciated and valued.  The good news is, appreciating your employees doesn't necessarily mean having to shell out bags of cash in the process.  Here are some ideas on how to thank your employees without wrecking the bottom line: 

The longer a person is in business, and in a position to make personnel decisions, the greater the odds of making a bad hire.  A person can look outstanding on paper, make a great first impression and feel like a perfect fit for your team, but after the first few days, it's more a round peg in a square hole situation than hand-in-glove.  Bad hires can breed resentment, kill productivity, slow momentum, and foster anger among a team. And after the loss of an employee, hiring a new one that doesn't work out can be very frustrating.  It's not the end of the world, though. 

The most crucial and forward-facing role in your office isn't the president or CEO. It isn't your best salesperson or your HR manager.  It's your receptionist.  This is the person who sets the tone and welcomes guests and clients. It's the person who keeps the office humming and makes sure every last detail is in place. The wrong person in this role can drive away business, but the right person can make an office feel like a home.  Here's what to look for when hiring for this incredibly important position: