Holiday movies are about as unavoidable this time of year as recycled fruitcake and awkward family photos, and it’s far too easy to get sucked into a holiday movie-watching marathon; however, there’s no reason you can’t learn a little something while enjoying your favorite seasonal films, too. After all, many of these holiday movies actually hold lessons for managers. Or, more specifically, lessons for managers on how not to manage employees.
From Murder, She Wrote to any number of Law & Order iterations, the supply of television detective shows is never in short order, though it’s not hard to see why: America loves its fictional detectives. Though these characters may be quirky in their own right, there is something undeniably relatable about them.
They even hold some surprising lessons for managers when it comes to leading a team of employees.
Picture this: You’re managing a team of eight, and each one of them is working on multiple projects. As their leader, you’re challenged with not only ensuring the completion and quality of their work, but completing your own separate to-do list. So how can you possibly find the time to accomplish everything you need to do?
Time management is something with which we all struggle, especially when we’re constantly juggling multiple projects.
Right now, students everywhere are returning to school with renewed energy and curiosity; however, they’re not the only ones with the opportunity to begin anew. The start of a new season marks the perfect time to think about revitalizing your recruitment strategy with the following “back to school” tips:
Ensure you have the proper supplies. Every student needs fresh supplies to equip themselves for the coming school year, such as notebooks, textbooks and laptops.
Chances are, if the candidate is talented and personable, with all the right skills for your industry, they’re very much in demand. How can you ensure you’re the one they choose?
Securing the Perfect Candidate
Move quickly: In today’s job market, there’s a wealth of qualified candidates eagerly applying for open positions.
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