Do Performance Evaluations Help?

A staple for most companies is the Performance Evaluation. There are different types of evaluations from basic numeric ranking, to objective, to the 360 method. Companies typically use evaluations as tools to determine pay increases and to let an employee know how their performance has been. There have been several articles in recent years which have asked… Read More

What Makes a Great Leader? It May Not Be What You Think

Your highest-performing employees- the ones with the most knowledge about the company- may be who you’re earmarking for leadership positions. But, not all great workers make great leaders. As a matter of fact, good leadership can have little to do with the ability to produce as an employee. Your company’s “stars” may be getting your… Read More

When It’s Time to Grow: Going from You to Two

Keeping overhead low is an important consideration for any small business. So, it is a big step to go from an owner-managed organization to a company with an actual employee. You may get to the point, though, where you realize that increasing revenue is contingent upon increasing capacity. When you do, you’ll need to be… Read More