Whether you’re facing a temporary surge in workload, an unexpected staff shortage, or just the usual seasonal uptick, sometimes you just need some short-term help! But with so many different kinds of temporary employees available, how do you choose which one is right for your business? In this blog post, I’ll give you a breakdown […]
Does it seem sometimes that great workplace relationships happen magically? And for everyone other than you? Sometimes when you’re working with an experienced employee, they just ‘know’ from their experience: “This is when I need to really check in with my manager on.” Or, “These are things I can just sort of do and I […]
Reader Question: Hey, Emily! You talk all the time about setting expectations. I get they are important. But HOW do I actually set expectations?
GREAT question! It can be difficult to set expectations. But it’s worth the effort, I promise. First, when you set expectations, be really, brutally, painfully honest about what you need and what you want from others. If you’ve got an ongoing relationship, talk about what’s working — and what’s not — and then also be […]