6 Personality Types Your Office Doesn’t Need

Even with superpowers, you’re not going to get along with everyone.

Certain people just rub others the wrong way. And unfortunately, in a work environment, this can make for an unproductive team. So it’s a good idea to use those superhuman abilities to weed out the weaklings and troublemakers.

Your office is your S.H.I.E.L.D., so channel your inner Nick Fury to determine who’s worthy of your organization.

You can do yourself a lot of favors during recruitment by knowing what personality types to avoid. [Read more…]

He said, she said: How to ease the pain of employee disagreements

They always say that there are 3 sides to every story: His, Hers and THE TRUTH.

When it comes to employee disagreements in the workplace we can cross our fingers and hope they work it out themselves, but we’ve seen where that leads: escalating conflict, decreased productivity and squashed morale for all involved.

As managers, there are times when we are going to have to address – and help resolve – employee conflict. There are no quick fixes, but here are 4 tips to make things a little easier. [Read more…]