Category: Manager Effectiveness

All About Manager Feedback: 5 Tips & Best Practices

All About Manager Feedback: 5 Tips & Best Practices

Managers have a critical impact on engagement and retention in the workplace. At their best, good managers know how to support their employees and keep them engaged, while continuing to grow and improve themselves. But when they lack key skills, managers have the potential to hinder organizational performance, stunt innovation, and cause employees to quit. […]

Developing Employees Along their Growth Curve

Developing Employees Along their Growth Curve

As a manager, I’m in charge of a variety of departmental responsibilities. Given my role, these can include anything from financial oversight to compliance to human resources and more. The specifics vary from day to day, and while the scope of my work may not align perfectly with the issues you’re facing, one critical thing […]

Are Your Driver Managers Dictating or Managing

Are Your Driver Managers Dictating or Managing

It’s no mystery that quality driver managers pay off in the form of productive, safe drivers who will stay with your company. But how will you know if someone will be a quality manager before they take the role? Should they be a former driver, or someone without driving experience? A recent graduate that can […]

Strengthen the Supervisor-Employee Relationship with Regular Check-Ins

Strengthen the Supervisor-Employee Relationship with Regular Check-Ins

Regularly meeting with your staff can easily drop to the bottom of the list, especially with how many responsibilities supervisors have these days. The professional development conversations and regular check-ins with your employees have multiple benefits for your department and the company, including improving employee engagement. Knowing what is going on with your employees helps […]

Build Trust with Your Direct Reports

Build Trust with Your Direct Reports

The relationship between a supervisor and their direct report is one of the most important in your organization. How you manage (or mismanage) this relationship can have a profound impact on the organization as a whole. Time and time again, the data from the surveys we implement shows that one’s immediate supervisor is among the […]

Benefits of Effective Leadership Communication

Benefits of Effective Leadership Communication benefits of effective leadership communication

Taking action to improve your organization can often require a significant investment of time and money. However, there are some opportunities that are relatively inexpensive to improve that will greatly benefit your organization. One such opportunity is leadership communication. Taking time to ensure leadership has an open line of communication with your employees can improve […]

Supporting Your Workforce Through Employee Feedback Surveys

Supporting Your Workforce Through Employee Feedback Surveys employee feedback

People Element sits down for a conversation with the Director of People Engagement at Forward Air to discuss their success through Employee Feedback Surveys. People Element is focused on helping organizations listen to, engage, inspire, and understand their employees. We’ve been helping organizations collect and take action on employee feedback giving employees a voice, companies […]