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    December 10, 2013

    Three Steps to Resolving Conflict On Your Team

    There’s a conflict, now what

    As a new manager or supervisor, I think the most dreaded day is the first time it’s YOUR job to resolve a conflict on your team.  Now you have people coming to you for the answer and guidance.  You may have had that a little bit before and have some experience giving out advice, if so, great!  However, it is different as the leader of the team.    How you handle the conflict on your team sets the tone for how things will go moving forward. Recently, I had a client reach...Continue reading

    By Emilie ShoopPosted in Management on December 10, 2013

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    October 17, 2013

    How To Avoid Putting On A Costume At Work

    3 simple steps to be true to who you are as you step in the door at work.

    Does how you act at home or outside of work, match how you are at work?    Are you nice, funny, and relaxed at home but mean, straight laced, and stiff at work?    At home are you easy to approach, but at work people are afraid to ask you questions?   As I’ve been working with clients lately, I’ve noticed something interesting.  Somewhere along the line, people got the impression that when they moved into their new role as a manager or supervisor, they needed...Continue reading

    By Emilie ShoopPosted in Management on October 17, 2013

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    September 19, 2013

    7 Steps You Can Take to Make Your Team More Productive

    What Works for Your Team?

    As a first time manager, you have a lot to learn about leading and managing your team.  A LOT.  Unfortunately, the one thing I see new managers overlooking time and time again is that you have a whole team to help you in that process.  The team knows the work that is being done, the work that needs to be done, what works and what doesn’t.     When I became a manager for the first time, I wanted to do everything right.  I wanted to hold the right meetings, the right...Continue reading

    By Emilie ShoopPosted in Management on September 19, 2013

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    August 27, 2013

    Create A Platform For Success In Your First Job

    7 Keys to Building a Good Relationship With Your First Manager

    You mastered the job search strategy, the resumes, the interviews. Now you have a well-negotiated job offer and are ready to set the world on fire!    When it’s time to do that, I want you to pay attention to a big part of your job success that is often NOT a big part of your orientation process. Most onboarding processes revolve around the technical side of joining an organization: Benefits enrollment, rules and regulations, getting on the network, all that.    What is often...Continue reading

    By Lea McLeodPosted in College Student/Recent Grad Job Search on August 27, 2013

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