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A System to Improve An Underperforming Millennial Employee

By butler.jeff1 / December 2, 2018 / Comments Off on A System to Improve An Underperforming Millennial Employee

One of the largest characterizations associated with the Millennial stereotype is laziness. Whether or not this is true, there are valid cases where younger employees fall behind in performance. In those particular cases, how do you address their lacking performance and create a system to improve their workplace contribution? Improving employee performance is a multi-set…

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Should Companies Be Using Generation Stereotypes?

By butler.jeff1 / December 2, 2018 / Comments Off on Should Companies Be Using Generation Stereotypes?

  The term Millennial pertains to the 83 Million US citizens born between 1981 and 2000 covering every race, religion and family upbringing in those age groups. A small word covering two decades of people. If you think about the term Generation X, Millennial, Baby Boomer for a few moments, you will quickly realize that…

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4 Major Shifts in Management You Need to Watch For

By butler.jeff1 / November 25, 2018 / Comments Off on 4 Major Shifts in Management You Need to Watch For

As Warren Bennis, the American scholar stated ‘success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing.’ As the world changes, so does the world of management and the methods on how to effectively deploy people to solve complex problems. Major shifts in the world through technology and industrial psychology research are significant…

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Millennial Management: Expectations vs Rules vs Standards

By butler.jeff1 / November 25, 2018 / Comments Off on Millennial Management: Expectations vs Rules vs Standards

One of the most common areas for corporate conflict is mismanaged expectations between generations. Imagine that a Baby Boomer who grew up in a workplace where working remote only existed in dystopian novels, and then Millennials begin demanding work from home benefits. Such demands will start to create a rift between different levels of employees…

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5 Roles to Successful Management

By butler.jeff1 / November 25, 2018 / Comments Off on 5 Roles to Successful Management

If you think that management is just the role of management, good thing you are reading this because it goes much further than that. It used to be that a manager just had to allocate resources and make sure that everyone was doing the work on time and often, management received a lot of criticism,…

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How To Make Retention A Part Of Your Hiring Strategy?

By butler.jeff1 / September 28, 2018 / Comments Off on How To Make Retention A Part Of Your Hiring Strategy?

Hiring is a major part of a business’ operations. Recruiters and human resource professionals are always on a run to find the most talented professionals for their organization. However, hiring is not the only crucial bit. Retaining the new hires is an equally significant operation. This is something many organizations largely overlook. If you are…

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3 Millennial Retention Strategies Every Company Should Follow

By butler.jeff1 / September 28, 2018 / Comments Off on 3 Millennial Retention Strategies Every Company Should Follow

Millennials form the largest generation in the workforce today. Not only the largest, they are also the most experienced after Gen X. This fact puts more emphasis on the significance of millennials in a company. While attracting millennials to your organization is a key task, an even bigger task is retaining them. As multiple reports…

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Find the best recruits for your business with the power of ‘I-You’

By butler.jeff1 / July 2, 2018 / Comments Off on Find the best recruits for your business with the power of ‘I-You’

If you’ve ever been in the job market, you know about recruiters. And if you know about recruiters, chances are you probably don’t like them. As a new graduate of Software Engineering from the University of California Berkeley, the #2 ranked school in computer science in the United States, I probably received every kind of…

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Reduce Your Email Inbox by 47% With This Tip

By butler.jeff1 / July 2, 2018 / Comments Off on Reduce Your Email Inbox by 47% With This Tip

As they say curiosity killed the cat and email killed the employee. However, emails are one of the greatest conveniences ever created: we can send our coworkers to-do lists in an instant to make it look like we are busy, communicate with our customer’s overseas while in our pajamas, and tell the whole company what…

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What can Software Engineers Learn from a 3x Olympian?

By butler.jeff1 / July 2, 2018 / Comments Off on What can Software Engineers Learn from a 3x Olympian?

This past weekend, I had the pleasure of spending time with a past coach, mentor, and 3x Olympian, Tore Gustafsson. From our conversation, I was inspired to write this article in the hope that other software engineers could benefit from this Olympic advice for improving productivity to superhuman levels. Tore recently came back from Rio where…

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