RSI Executive Search Firm News - Management Matters

New to Interning?
Aug 1st, 2017
This might have been useful before the summer internship season started, but now you can gear up for 2018 or for your new Fall interns! Every hiring season, there is a new batch of fresh, wide-eyed students and recent grads anxiously hoping to get their foot-in-the door in the professional…
Is Your Position of Power Going To Your Head?
Jul 1st, 2017
It’s a story we all know well, somebody you know reaches the position they’ve been striving for throughout their entire career and suddenly your once humble colleague becomes an arrogant manager. Often people in this predicament become increasingly isolated; only interacting with people they deem loyal to them and refusing…
Minimize Wasted Time
Jun 1st, 2017
Every manager knows that employees are going to spend a little bit of the work day dealing with a personal issue. But a recent study found that workers spend an average of 3 hours each week handling personal business. The survey, conducted by OfficeTeam, found that employees average about 36…
Employee Critiques
May 1st, 2017
There is a right way and a wrong way to critique an employee’s performance. The right way will lead to positive growth for the employee and the company; the wrong way can lead to a disgruntled employee whose work performance will suffer.   In “6 Habits of Highly Effective Bosses,”…
Management Hiring Abroad
Apr 1st, 2017
Some of the largest corporations today in the United States are beginning to shift their hiring abroad. This trend is coming at a time when many people at home in the United States are in need of jobs. Management of these multinational corporations are starting to employ many more workers…
Effective Management Tools 2017
Mar 1st, 2017
No matter how effective you are as a manger, if your employees are not happy then your productivity is not at its highest. Employee satisfaction with their job, manager, and environment are all essential for optimal employee performance. A manager is only as good as his or her team. Therefore,…
New Management Checklist 2017
Feb 1st, 2017
The move up the corporate ladder has many perils, including when you are the new boss for your former peers. The move may seem easy, but career coach and author Sherri Thomas warns executives of some pitfalls:   1. Beware the two extremes. New managers often fall into one of…
Interview Questions To Avoid 2017
Jan 1st, 2017
Most managers have a list of questions they prepare for those interviewing for positions at a corporation. However, there’s also a list of questions that interviewers cannot ask of potential employees, according to AllBusiness.com.   1. “How old are you?” and other age-related questions. State and federal laws prevent discrimination…
Aiming for Success
Dec 1st, 2016
A successful manager is only as good as the people that work for them. Training employees, fostering working relationships, and completing projects that have the greatest ROI all fall squarely on the shoulders of those in management.   Hire good people Consider personalities along with experience and skills. Retrain existing…
Inspiration Equals Success 2016
Nov 1st, 2016
Inspiration is the wellspring of innovation, both in the corporate world and in life. But, how do you become inspired? Mike Hugos, author of “Essentials of Supply Chain Management”, recommends that executives look for inspiration in the same manner in which an artist does:   Immerse yourself in the subject…