Many Managers Are Uncomfortable Communicating with Their Employees – Here’s How You Can Help Them

(from the KMA HR Support Center)

Here’s a startling statistic: nearly 70% of managers are uncomfortable communicating with their employees. That number comes from a Harris Poll conducted on behalf of Interact, and it indicates that managers may at times shy away from doing basic management duties.

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How Polished is Your Email Etiquette?

We spend so much of our time communicating digitally these days that it’s easy to do it on autopilot, barely thinking about what we’re tapping out and sending. Following the tips below of what to do (and not to do) can improve your email etiquette—and positively impact your professional reputation …read more…

Worried About Retention? The Best Way to Keep Employees Is to Be Useful to Them

(from the Pros at the 24-Hour KMA HR Support Center)

According to Gallup, 51% of employees are looking for a new job, and 68% of employees believe they are overqualified for the job they have. Even engaged employees are job hunting at an alarming rate—37%. Employees who change jobs cite …read more…

Suggestions for How To Get & Stay Focused from The KMA Team

Distractions are just part of modern life, and we seem to be battling them more and more. Technology is clearly the biggest culprit, interrupting us in our quiet moments (in all our moments, actually). It’s almost as though we have become so used to interruptions that we forget what it’s …read more…