Samantha Bailey

Data is the Foundation

The Truvelop app is a comprehensive tool but like many tools, the information put into it determines how well it performs. Performance evaluation is more than an indicator for an annual raise or bonus. Employee performance can be monitored, redirected and improved....

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Inside the App: How to Coach

Fostering employee engagement and professional development is a challenging task in normal circumstances. Doing so virtually during a pandemic with employees who have the added burden of juggling virtual school, health fears, and shared home workspace, can feel...

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Moving Team Members into New Roles

Teams rarely are perfect. There are always situations when team members are incompatible, or half the team feels as if it is carrying the weight of the entire team while others feel overlooked and misunderstood. Navigating these dynamics can be challenging for...

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Inside the App: Managing Remote Teams

Nearly every business in America has had to adapt to managing employees remotely. For field workers – those working in jobs that are not based in an office such as construction workers and nurses – remote work is a normal, everyday part of the job. While managing...

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Effective Coaching

It takes more than monitoring work production and holding employees accountable to goals to be a successful manager. An effective manager coaches employees to foster growth and potential. However, coaching requires a relationship built on transparency and trust. A...

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Management Cue Cards

Evaluating team members means nothing if the data is not used to support them. When conducted as a routine exercise to meet company policy with no outcomes, employee assessments can become a burden and seemingly useless task for both employees and managers....

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Training Managers

Managers are a key component to increased productivity and company success. They not only set goals and a vision for their employees, but they also offer structure to the company. If a manager lacks in any areas such as organizing, delegating, or mentoring, it can...

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Time to Hire or Replace

Turnover is hard – and expensive. While it seems easy to fire an employee, it isn’t always the best move. However, there are times when there is no room for improvement because performance or behavior is poor, therefore replacing an employee is the optimal way to...

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Creating Space for Challenging Conversations

Employers have begun to recognize that employees do not have two versions of themselves – a work persona and a personal one. Experiences, emotions and challenges can’t be stripped off like a coat at the office door. Virtual work environments have made this...

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