Emails are a convenient way to communicate, but sometimes email exchanges take place too quickly and can leave you second-guessing your message. Even worse, your message may be misinterpreted. The key is to make sure you are communicating effectively and professionally via email.
In every business, issues arise that involve having a difficult conversation with a coworker. Whether it’s letting them know that a deadline wasn’t met, discussing negative performance, or working out personal conflicts, these conversations will come up. Here are the Do’s and Don’ts from Rebecca Knight, who writes for the Harvard Business Review. (more…)
Starting a new job is filled with unknowns. What is the company culture like? What is the management style? How will your boss communicate? Not knowing the answers to these questions can make the onboarding process a difficult transition.
Communication is the key to making the transition easier and starting off on the right foot with your new manager. Here are some tips: (more…)