Tag: communicate


Say What? Avoiding Jargon for Better Communication

Most people who have spent even a few years in the workplace have found themselves on both ends of the jargon spectrum. They started a new job being bombarded with foreign acronyms and terms everyone else seemed to understand. Then, after getting the lay of the land and learning that vernacular, they helped pass that […]


How to Manage Your Team Remotely

While remote work is the norm for many across the globe (43% of workers, in fact), the rest of us are relatively unaccustomed to this lifestyle. Figuring out how to be just as productive at home as you are in the office can be a huge adjustment. So as a manager, how do you continue […]


Tips for Firing Gracefully

Firing someone is never a pleasant task, but it’s something that occasionally must be done. Let’s take a look at a few tips for doing it gracefully, legally, and safely.


How Personality is Relevant for HR Teams

Employee recruitment and retention are undoubtedly the two biggest problems HR professionals face. With limited information and time, it can feel impossible to make many of the connections needed to keep current employees happy and find the best candidates to fill open positions.


What Is Imposter Syndrome, and Why Should Employers Care?

Have you heard of imposter syndrome? It basically boils down to a feeling of “you’re not good enough” or “not accomplishing up to par,” even when there’s clear evidence to the contrary. Sometimes, individuals who are quite accomplished may feel as though they’re still not doing well enough and fear that they will be found […]

Checklist: What to do When an Employee Dies

Dentons Davis Brown Whether an employee dies suddenly or succumbs to a long battle with illness, the result is the same: A tremendous feeling of loss and sadness for his or her coworkers and a need for the business to go on.