Leadership Skills & Management

Topics include: HR management skills, mentorship programs, off-site management and more.

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The Importance of Effective Communication in the Workplace
By following these suggestions, you'll be better able to cultivate clear and effective communication in the workplace.
Managers in a healthcare facility discussing strategies.
3 Effective Leadership Strategies in Healthcare
Learn how to implement 3 leadership strategies in healthcare that can help you navigate institutional challenges, from hiring and retention to patient safety.
A group of employees meet virtually (via video conference) with a colleague.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Organizational Structure
Getting the most out of your organizational structure is a matter of deciding between functional models. We'll cover these models to help you decide.
A management team discussing an important ethical issue.
What Are Business Ethics and Why Do They Matter?
What are business ethics, and why do they matter? We'll help you understand the right thing to do in a business setting?
A manager demonstrates how to perform certain functions on the computer, just one example of business leadership styles.
5 Ways to Cultivate Business Leadership
These strategies will help your team members develop essential business leadership skills, so your company is even more successful.
A new manager takes notes as she discusses the quarter's plans with her superiors.
Staffing in Management Positions: Skills for Managers
Staffing in management can be tricky, especially if you haven't identified key skills for managers or set a framework, which we discuss here.

All Leadership Skills & Management Guides

How to Get the Most Out of Your Organizational Structure
Getting the most out of your organizational structure is a matter of deciding between functional models. We'll cover these models to help you decide.
What Are Business Ethics and Why Do They Matter?
What are business ethics, and why do they matter? We'll help you understand the right thing to do in a business setting?
How to Manage a Hybrid Workforce
If you implement these best practices for managing your hybrid workforce, you’re likely to boost employee morale, performance, and retention.
Prepare Your Business for These Key Workforce Trends
Employers who hope to not only keep up, but also stay ahead of the competition, will want to embrace these five key workforce trends.
How to manage your team during a crisis
Usually, managing a team during a crisis is about how to handle the chaos after a category 5 hurricane or massive flooding—a weather emergency. But now the world is in the midst of a pandemic, and thousands of workers are managing people under conditions that previously only existed in disaster movies. However, the lessons of managing in a crisis can be applied to the situation with the novel coronavirus as well. Try these strategies to mange your team under stressful conditions.
Writing a recommendation letter: Format and suggestions
One of the best types of references for job seekers is a personal letter of recommendation. Learn about recommendation letter format, style, and other tips.
Strategies for better leadership hiring
Great leaders can have a profound effect on the success of your business. Learn about ways to improve your leadership hiring at Monster.com.
The Seven Compelling Traits of a Magnetic Leader
Want to know what makes for magnetic leadership in the workplace? Here are the seven key traits that can separate you from the pack.

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Your Workforce: The Most Important Asset You’re Not Maintaining
If you think your employees are expendable, then you may be headed for a crash. You should always maintain your workforce--your most important asset.
How to Set Up a Flexible Work Schedule
There’s more to a flexible work schedule than letting employees choose their hours. These policies will help you recruit and retain talent.
11 tips for creating a modern work dress code
A well-crafted work dress code can help elevate the tone in your workplace while respecting individuality. Let Monster.com help get you started.
Management Horror Stories and Spooky Leadership
Here are some management horror stories and tales of spooky leadership, such as failing to understand employees' values, to help you avoid these missteps.
What Is It that You Intend to Communicate?
Before you engage with your employees, ask yourself what you're actually trying to convey. Here are some interpersonal communication tips for managers.
Management styles for a millennial workforce
Employers looking to hire and retain quality millennials may need to rethink their management styles. Get started at Monster.com.
5 Types of Leadership Styles That Work
Becoming familiar with these 5 common types of leadership styles can help you select the right one for your team or organization as a whole.
How to Train Your Team in Leadership Storytelling: 7 Steps
Follow these 7 steps to help your managers perfect leadership storytelling, a key to driving engagement with employees and other stakeholders.