Acknowledging when a coworker does a good job

A manager’s guide to appreciating an outstanding employee This is the second part of a two-part article As we discussed yesterday, there are ways that an employee can go about giving positive feedback to a fellow coworker. Doing so can increase motivation as well as make your coworker feel appreciated at the workplace. However, going [...]

Acknowledging when a coworker does a good job

This is the first part of a two-part article In every academic or professional environment, there tend to be several types of people that we often encounter. There might be the employee who slacks off whose performance is underwhelming and affects the output of the team. Or perhaps the talkative peer whose constant platitudes distract [...]

Why giving and receiving video feedback makes you more valuable

Apart from the fact that video feedback is a new mode of providing personal or corporate feedback, it is rather important to consider this new mode of communication as an important business tool. Video feedback has become more important in the last few years due to its ability for the user to send and record [...]

Why Sarahah does not belong in the workplace.

In these last weeks, we’ve heard a lot of noise about an app called Sarahah. Without a doubt, this app, developed in Saudi Arabia, has been this summer’s most popular. The app has sky rocketed in the last months, making it the most popular app in iOS and the 2nd most popular app for Android, [...]

Do you have something to say to your manager? (Part 3)

Part 3: Giving your manager negative feedback Feedback is without a doubt one of the most powerful tools available for businesses to strengthen communication and workplace performance. Typically, feedback is comprised of face-to-face, personal sessions where a supervisor assesses an employee’s performance, acknowledging what was done well as well as seeing where there is room for [...]

Do you have something to say to your manager? Part 2

Part 2: Giving your manager positive feedback As we had discussed in our previous article about approaching your manager, making the approach to someone in the workplace, especially a superior, can be a daunting task. After mustering up the courage and organizing yourself before finally deciding to give someone feedback, you must identify what type [...]

Do you have something to say to your manager? (Part 1)

Saying something to a manager or supervisor is not something many of us look forward to. While opening up to a coworker might be more comfortable, doing the same to a superior in the office may not be as easy since they are in a position of power. Bear in mind, however, that communication skills [...]

How NOT to give feedback

Last week we thought you how to give the right feedback to employees, but oftentimes, one may run into difficulties when trying to communicate something in a professional environment which may have dire consequences. The message may be intended to encourage or correct something, but instead, it is delivered in a manner that does not [...]

Guide to give the right Feedback to employees

Letting your employees know about their performance and how much their inputs have been efficient to the company is important for the employer, the company itself, and the employees. The members of any organization, industry, or small business should develop professional bonds so they can be comfortable communicating and evaluating each other’s performances. The key [...]

5 ways in which Employee Engagement improves your business

The power of your business lies in its people. Your employees are the ones that make sure the things get done according to plan; they take the vision and make it work. Employees represent the business to your customers every time. Having happy and engaged employees goes directly with the business having success, so here are 5 ways in which [...]