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Invest In Your Team

Posted by on Jul 3, 2013 in Blog

Invest In Your Team

Most of us are familiar with the old adage “no one is irreplaceable,” and this saying is certainly true, up to a point. Some managers take these words too far, and assume that it means that if an employee isn’t doing a good job, regardless of the reason, that it’s best to fire them and hire a new person. “Out with the old and in with the new,” seems to be the style of some managers. While there are certainly times you may need to terminate an employee, if there is a “revolving door” at your workplace you may be needlessly costing your company both money and time. In general, you will save time and money by investing in your employees and assisting them in acquiring the skills that they need to be successful team members rather than dealing with the added cost and extra aggravation that come with high employee turnover. There are two keys to reducing the turnover in your workplace and empowering your employees to become contributing members to your team. To increase the success rate of your team, you need to provide clear direction as well as regular feedback about performance and objectives. Schedule Time...

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