The Canadian Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was released earlier today, and shows the sector achieving “their strongest overall performance since April 2011, with the headline PMI reading boosted by faster new order growth and the greatest increase in pre-production inventories for six years.”* Regionally, “Quebec experienced the strongest overall improvement in manufacturing conditions” according … Read More »
On some level, we should all know that a happy employee is going to be more productive than an unhappy one. Study after study has proved that the better you feel, the better you work.
A good manager, or a good business, should have a keen interest in keeping their employees healthy and happy. However, the … Read More »
Probably the most important bit of information in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) space is that spending is on the rise. According to Gartner Inc., a global information technology research and advisory company, CRM software grew to $26.4 billion in 2015, up 12.3 percent from 2014. The numbers for last year came in around $31 … Read More »
A common fear among many managers is that if they don’t do the work themselves then it won’t get done properly. After all, when an employee fails, that failure reflects directly on the manager.
But failing to delegate is a recipe for manager burnout, department turnover, and poor productivity. And yet, delegating effectively is not as … Read More »
Performance Reviews are a dying process all across corporate North America. This process often lets employers score their employees to rank them amongst their peers based on their
performance on a yearly basis.
While performance reviews are great for keeping track of employees and ensuring their accountability they tend to cause more … Read More »