Archive for the ‘Employee Relations’ Category

How to Respond to a Negative Situation

For any office worker, the ideal workplace is one where office rules and policies are followed and there is healthy relationships between fellow employees. However, there are times when the workplace becomes less ideal than what it should be. For instance, there are both contented and discontented employees in many offices. Nearly all workplaces have some undesirable element in it. But while an office worker can’t change such elements right away, he or she can respond positively to such negative…

Ways to Alienate The HR

In climbing the steep corporate ladder, one of your most powerful allies to have is the Human Resources department. They know the inner wiring of the organization and if there is any staffer who can alert you to upcoming events that might become beneficial to you or your team, it’s someone from HR.In order to keep your alliance strong and working to your benefit, here are ten things that you should NOT do:Treating HR staffers like glorified secretaries or gofers – They are not your utility staff…

Resolving Conflict in the Workplace

Workplace conflict can be the result of different factors, the most common of which is when someone feels taken advantage of. For instance, the boss demands the same kind of work commitment from its employees, but they are not duly compensated for their service at work. Conflict may also arise because of disagreements in the values and goals of the company. Being misunderstood and having impossible expectations of what their job position really is are also some possible scenarios for workplace c…

Dealing with Difficult People in The Workplace

Every workplace has at least one employee whom you find difficult to deal with. They probably wouldn’t know a smiley face if they see one and obviously couldn’t join the Optimist Club. They are the hardest to please, communicating with them is difficult, and sometimes even impossible. However, there is some effective ways how to work with disgruntled people.Communicate with them face-to-face Difficult people may misunderstand e-mails and phone conversations. They tend to make misguided assumptio…