Why don't you want to manage older workers?

So how can managers get the best out of their older workers?

In most circumstances, older workers are like other workers – they are unlikely to respond well in a command and control culture. Except in an emergency, older workers are not likely to respond well to being “given orders”. But, they are likely to respond well to an intelligent and enlightened leadership style. This means communicating clearly about issues and challenges.

Thursday Quotes – Acing the Job Interview

Thursday Quotes – Acing the Job Interview Remember why you are going! “You go to a job interview to discover whether your talents, abilities, interests and direction are a good fit for the job, the company, and the company’s mission.” Susan M Heathfield Research the company ahead of time. The more you know about the …

Team Work; Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing and Adjourning. Part 3 – Managing the Norming Stage

Lead your group through the stages to achieve a good result. In Stage 3, people begin to experience a sense of group belonging and a feeling of relief that conflicts are being resolved. They are on their way to being organized so that they can achieve their goals.

Three Steps to Resolve Conflict as a Leader

Today we have a guest post from Nadia Jones who blogs at online college about education, college, student, teacher, money saving and movie related topics. I believe her very sensible advice will be useful to all leaders and managers. Three  Steps to Resolve Conflict as a Leader As a leader, not only will you have to make sure …