Should You Poach Employees from Your Competitors?

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00:58 According to an ethics study co-authored by a Vanderbilt graduate business school professor, poaching employees is indeed ethical–when it’s done correctly. The report contemplates that hiring from rivals is actually good, because it encourages competition in the marketplace. 01:16 The study authors note that there are several ethical issues surrounding poaching that must be […]

Tips for Having Difficult Conversations with Employees

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00:12 The ability to have difficult conversations, and to make those conversations both effective and productive, is an essential skill for any good manager. 00:49 Most of us instinctually avoid unpleasant situations and conflict, particularly in the workplace where we spend a large portion of our waking hours. Remember, though, that avoiding a tough conversation […]