Posts Categorized: Management Best Practices

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 »

How to Increase the Productivity of Your Remote Team

How to Increase the Productivity of Your Remote Team - Opti Staffing

Because of the pandemic, many more people are working remotely. But even before the pandemic, there was a trend toward remote work. This kind of arrangement has a number of advantages for companies, but it brings challenges as well. How can managers maintain the cohesion and productivity of their teams when everyone is in a… Read More »

Trusting Your Team is an Underutilized Leadership Trait – Here’s Why It Matters

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There are certain core values that are necessary for any group to function. Trust is an important one. Without trust, cooperation and collaboration are impossible. But trust exists along a continuum. There are degrees of trust. The bonds of trust among people can be strong or weak. You may be willing to trust a person… Read More »

Afraid of Negative Reviews? Three Tips to Responding to Less Than Flattering Online Reviews for Your Business

How Should You Respond to Negative Online Reviews? Opti Staffing

From time to time, no matter how hard you try, you are going to get negative reviews online. You just cannot please everybody all the time. When this happens, how should you respond? The first thing to keep in mind is that you definitely should respond. Ignoring the situation will only make matters worse because… Read More »