Category: Human Resources
What are the alternatives to laying off employees during a recession? Steve Martin joins Jim Blasingame to give some tips and tools to help you retain your talent during tough times.
Generation Y - born between 1977 and 1994 - are entering the marketplace and making their impact. Donna Fenn has been studying this group and she talks with Jim Blasingame about what motivates them and the impact they will have on the marketplace.
If you need to hire, or retain, high-performing employees, perhaps the best way is through a deferred compensation plan. Brett Ellen talks with Jim Blasingame about how these plans work and why you should consider them as part of your company's long-term strategy.
How do we get our people and teams to reach their optimum potential? Steve Zaffron talks with Jim Blasingame about how to get people to talk about where they are profession all and where they think they're going, as opposed to where would like to go. Then show them how they have more control than they may think.
What do we need to know about personality as we deal making difficult decisions in a bad economy? Pierce and Jane Howard talk with Jim Blasingame about some of the key personality issues to recognize when laying off employees and making other difficult decisions.
Are you having difficulty transitioning from employment to ownership? Matthew talks with Jim Blasingame about the challenges people are having with all of the personal and professional transitions required these days, and how to handle them effectively.
There are brand new rules and regulations for small businesses that have laid off employees, including a Sept 1, 2008 retroactive requirement. Joan Pryde explains the details of these new COBRA developments with Jim Blasingame.
How are the younger generations, Gen X and Y, impacting the workplace and the small business economy? Mike Muetzel joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how the emergence of these generations is different from the past, including the challenges and opportunities being identied.
What are the biggest mistakes to avoid when trying to survive in a serious economic downturn? Dave Anderson talks with Jim Blasingame talk about several management missteps not to take.
Can a non-performer become a performer? Can a performer turn into a non-performer. Should we focus on what people do well more than on what they don't do well? Chuck Martin answers these questions and others in this interview with Jim Blasingame.
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