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Q. Many CEOs end up in a sales-type role that takes them away from the office.[…] Continue Reading »
Employee recognition used to be solely handled by the manager or by executives. This top-down approach had its flaws but worked well enough to survive in the traditional workplace where employees and managers met, mingled and interacted on a daily basis.
But in a world where many employees work remotely, employee recognition and incentives must adapt. At Endeavor America Loan Services, we let employees become the leaders in an employee-recognition system that is democratic, inclusive and engaging.[…] Continue Reading »
This post is part of the series “Communication,” a weeklong effort co-hosted by SmartBrief’s SmartBlog on Leadership and the folks at Switch & Shift. Keep track of the series here and check out our daily e-mail newsletter, SmartBrief on Leadership. Don’t subscribe? Sign up.
Plenty of days pass when I don’t see any of the workers at my content marketing agency — not my office manager, who lives just a few miles away from me in Baton Rouge, La.; not my creative director, who lives out in Phoenix; and definitely not the constantly moving Air Force wife who runs our marketing strategy.[…] Continue Reading »
A friend said something to me at a recent conference that struck me.
It came after a presentation on how a cloud-based tool enabled a network manager to securely maintain close control of the tech used by a dispersed sales team working remotely. My friend turned to me with a worried expression on her face and said, “I’m not sure we’ve been adequately tooling up our students in preparation for this.[…] Continue Reading »
Question: What do these five established jobs …
- Call center representative
- Truck driver
… have in common with these five jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago?:
- Virtual assistant
- Social media manager
- Telework manager or coordinator
- Search engine optimization specialist
- Online advertising manager
Answer: They are staffed by employees who can do their work while their managers are in a different location.[…] Continue Reading »