RSI Executive Search Firm News - Management Matters

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…
Demotion Policies
Oct 1st, 2016
While demoting an employee is often difficult, it's sometimes necessary to do so to improve the company. Employee demotions can occur for numerous reasons like financial downturns, job performance issues and disciplinary actions. Businesses need comprehensive policies to address these diverse causes while avoiding employee backlash and setting themselves up…
Avoiding Age Discrimination While Hiring 2016
Sep 1st, 2016
Executives need to be aware of shifts in the workplace and the labor pool that makes age discrimination claims an important management issue. “Shifts in demographic trends and judicial reasoning have combined to set the stage for a rapid rise in the risks posed by unsuccessful job candidates who fall…
Training: How to make it stick
Aug 1st, 2016
Training can seem like an easy answer for managers looking to increase employee productivity. However, many managers complain that the training session did not produce any long term effects or that the training participants did not make any changes in their performance. Why is it that companies spend thousands of…