RSI Executive Search Firm News - Management Matters

How to Find the Right Management Style for Your Business
Dec 13th, 2019
Finding your appropriate management style is a mix of situational and self-awareness. In fact, identifying your management style is likely to be an ever-evolving process, one contingent on: The company you work for Current workflows and responsibilities Upcoming changes in that volume of work The size of your organization Your…
How to Differentiate Leaders From Managers
Dec 11th, 2019
Both managers and leaders are important to the success of a business — they offer excellent communication and people skills, an ability to motivate others and a commitment to the organization's success. Yet these professionals play slightly different roles in the workplace. Let's explore the difference between a leader and…
The Dangers of Micromanagement
Sep 1st, 2019
Micromanagement refers to the excessive nit-picking and control over a project’s details. Leaders are accused of this issue when they hand over a project to a professional or a team but continue to check in too often or hold up a magnifying glass to every part of the project. Every…
What Happens When Your Business Goes Viral?
Aug 14th, 2019
It started as a simple post — suddenly, it's a sensation sweeping the internet. Your business is now front and center on social media, placing your brand in the eyes of thousands, if not millions, of viewers across a spectrum of demographics. Within days or even hours, your content has…
How Are Employers Helping Their Employees Pay College Debt?
Jun 15th, 2019
Today's national student loan debt is higher than ever at a total of $1.6 trillion as of June 2019. Employees trying to pay off this college debt on a low salary might struggle to make payments, especially if they owe upward of $100,000. That's why more U.S. businesses are stepping up…
What Makes a Good Job Offer
Aug 1st, 2019
Whether you’re an employer or a job candidate, you can appreciate the importance of a job offer. From an employer’s perspective, the job offers you extend will influence your ability to attract and retain top talent. For prospective employees, a job offer will likely be the basis for determining whether…
Would You Move For The Right Job?
May 1st, 2019
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…
Climbing the Management Ladder 2018
Jun 20th, 2018
Developing new skills to help climb the ladder to success should be an ongoing process in any executive’s career, regardless of their level of management. To keep climbing that ladder, we recommends these tips: Get advice from the top. Establishing personal relationships with mentors is essential to professional growth. Step…
Leadership Skills and Styles
May 1st, 2018
Common leadership characteristics are widely known, but are there specific leadership styles that are more effective in different work environments? The author Daniel Goleman believes so. In his book, Primal Leadership, he describes six leadership styles: ‘Visionary, Coaching, Affiliative, Democratic, Pacesetting, and Commanding.’ A good leader is an all-around persuader,…
Business Is Personal
Apr 1st, 2018
Harnessing emotions can influence the effective management of a department, according to a recent article in The Wall Street Journal online. “Managers often think they should be impassive and unemotional, and encourage their employees to be the same. But emotions drive performance, and bosses who don’t acknowledge their own and…