Employee smiles to your face, then trashes you behind your back No matter how good morale is, there are always some employees with negative attitudes. The worst may be those who offer sweet smiles to your face – and then badmouth you or the company to other employees. It can tarnish a manager’s image, undermine […]
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Employees who talk too much: Getting them back on track
Worker’s bad behavior hurting others There will always be office small talk, but some employees don’t know when to zip it up. Not only do they not get their own jobs done on time, they hurt the productivity of co-workers. Sharing funny stories about the kids or last night’s game can build a strong culture, but managers are regularly […]
Employees who complain too much: Get ’em back on track
No matter what manager did, employee was never happy Motivating a staff is a daily challenge – particularly when you’re running a lean operation. And one whiner makes it harder. Not only do managers have to spend valuable time on the whiner’s complaint, the negativity can infect the whole team.