Roberta Chinsky Matuson
Creating Exceptional Workplaces and Extraordinary Results
Roberta Matuson's Blog

Monthly Archives: August 2013

Three Signs Your Time Is Up

In my bestselling book, Suddenly in Charge, I write about Seven Signs Your Time is Up. Here are three: You are no longer in the loop. You used to participate in closed door meetings. Now you are on the other side of the door, trying to listen in. Your boss asks you to train a […]

Posted in Creating Exceptional Work Places, Suddenly In Charge

Leave a comment

Six Things You Can Do To Prevent Costly Employee Turnover

Employee turnover in most organizations will increase as the economy improves and workers have more choices. Recommendation: Here’s how you can prevent this from happening to you. 1. Do the right thing when no one is looking or listening. 2. Provide employees with regular feedback, even if it’s not good news. They want to know […]

Posted in Employee Turnover, Retention, Talent Acquisition and Retention, Talent Maximization

Leave a comment

Hiring the RIGHT Sales Person

I was recently interviewed by sales management thought leader Lisa McLeod on the importance of hiring the right sales person and how you can make the right hire the first time around. It was a great conversation, which will surely help many sales executives increase revenue and profitability in their organizations. Be sure to listen […]

Posted in Hiring and Recruitment, Sales

Leave a comment

How To Diffuse Workplace Conflict And Regain Your Sanity

Sources of conflict When workplace situations spiral out of control, they can be difficult to address. Familiarizing yourself with the following common sources of conflict will help you to diffuse situations before they occur: Lack of clarity. Employees wind up in turf wars when boundaries aren’t clearly defined. A well-written job description, along with clearly […]

Posted in Conflict, Productivity, Stress in the Workplace

1 Comment

The Fundamental Problem With Exit Interviews

There are a number of fundamental problems with exit interviews. The first being that they occur after it’s too late to do anything to save the employee, who is now leaving. It’s like inviting an inspector into your home after a fire to tell you what you could have done to prevent the damage that […]

Posted in Creating Exceptional Work Places, Employee Turnover, Retention, Talent Maximization

Leave a comment