Posts Categorized: Management Best Practices

Culture Creation: Why Leadership Needs to Double Down on the Employee Experience

Culture Creation: Why Leadership Needs to Double Down on the Employee Experience Opti Staffing

What is the employee experience? Many believe it is simply another name for employee engagement. That is true up to a point. There is certainly a great deal of overlap. But the term encompasses more than just engagement. It covers pretty much the entire interaction an employee has with his or her employer and their… Read More »

How Are Leading Organizations Addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion?

How Are Leading Organizations Addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion? -Opti Staffing

Every company culture is different, unique to that particular business. The efforts of a company to develop a diverse workforce are an outgrowth of its culture, and, as a result, are unique to that company as well. A company cannot promote diversity simply by adopting some prepackaged set of initiatives. It’s not a one-size-fits-all kind… Read More »

How Are Finance and Accounting Professionals Guiding Their Organizations Through Uncertainty?

How Are Finance and Accounting Professionals Guiding Their Organizations Through Uncertainty? Opti Staffing

These days, companies need to navigate an increasingly complex economic environment, finance professionals need a broad array of skills – many beyond finance itself. These professionals need to to enable their companies to operate effectively and continue to grow. Here are a few Skills That Professionals Need to Develop 1. Technology expertise These days, everyone… Read More »

Five Soft Skills That Help Professionals Excel During Uncertainty

Five Soft Skills That Help Professionals Excel During Uncertainty - Opti Staffing

It certainly would not be an exaggeration to say that these are times of uncertainty. While there appears to be a light at the end of the Covid tunnel as more people get the vaccine, the economy has been severely disrupted. There has been a tremendous upheaval in the workforce as more people began to… Read More »

Training Strategies That Are Driving Industry Change

Training Strategies That Are Driving Industry Change Opti Staffing

To get the most out of training strategies, you need to tie them to talent development. This is more than just training. It involves leveraging the strengths and skills of workers to help them grow and reach their potential. Talent development is about giving employees opportunities to learn, explore, and expand their areas of interest,… Read More »

Leadership Tips for Engineering and Technical Professionals

Leadership Tips for Engineering and Technical Professionals Opti Staffing

How can a person be an effective leader of technical workers? People who are in leadership positions of technical professionals identified some of the most important skills needed to be effective. Most of the leaders – 80 percent – believed building trust with your team to be the skill having the greatest importance. This was… Read More »

How Businesses Are Leading the Way Through Cultural Transformation

How Businesses Are Leading the Way Through Cultural Transformation | Lyons HR

Cultural transformation is a wholesale change in the culture of a company. It is intended to revitalize the workplace, increasing employee engagement, and productivity. It is achieved by making structural changes to the way a company operates so that everyone in it feels a greater sense of commitment. The idea is to ensure that everything… Read More »

Five Lessons Leaders Learned This Year

Five Lessons Leaders Learned This Year - Opti Staffing

In times of crisis, effective leadership is crucial. In 2020, leaders have been confronted with a crisis of immense proportions, and it has tested their resolve like never before. Working through a pandemic and the accompanying economic upheaval has given leaders new insights into how they need to do their jobs. Here are a few… Read More »

Planning for the New Year May Seem Difficult – Here are Some Tips for Managers

Planning for the New Year May Seem Difficult – Here are Some Tips for Managers - Opti Staffing

As the new year approaches, it is a good time for managers to step back, look ahead and begin planning for the upcoming year. Managers need to take the time to evaluate how things are going and determine what direction they want to go. Managers need to establish expectations for their team. Here are a… Read More »

Three Alternatives to Annual Reviews

Three Alternatives to Annual Reviews - Opti Staffing

The annual performance review is a business mainstay everyone is familiar with. But the fact is, annual reviews are not that useful – they really do little to improve an employee’s performance. They have become so routine simply because of inertia. Companies go through the procedure every year as a matter of course without really… Read More »