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Evaluation and Mentoring

December brings to mind Christmas, New Year’s, and winter vacation. But it’s not all fun and games in the workplace. The end of the year means it’s time for the end of year evaluation. Let’s find out what is causing so many employees’ grief in today’s lesson....

Host: Chris, Spencer

Published: December 10, 2015

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Dealing with Difficult People at Work Part II

In Part II of our two-part series on difficult people at work, we’ll get to hear the other side of the story. Amanda is a new manager that has been causing some problems for her staff. But is she really so difficult? Did we judge her too quickly? Find out in today’s lesson....

Function: debating, persuading
Host: Chris, Adam

Published: December 03, 2015

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Sales Commission Plans

In today’s lesson, we’ll talk about setting up a commission plan for a company’s sales team. Should we go with a flat rate or a tiered system? What else could work besides monetary rewards? Should we introduce negative incentives? Listen in as we deal with this complex issue....

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: September 24, 2015

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Quarterly Results Review Part 1

The quarterly results are the report card of a business. In Part I of a two-part series, we’ll be taking a look at some of the important data that make up that report....

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: July 30, 2015

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Warning Letter

Certain behaviors at work warrant a warning letter.  Today we’ll take a look at an actual warning letter and the formal language used in such instances.  ...

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: April 07, 2015

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Employee Reference Check

Many employers will ask for a list of references when you apply. But what do they actually do with that list? Well, sometimes they go ahead and call them. Learn about the sort of questions your references may be asked about you in this lesson....

Host: Jenny, Chris

Published: March 26, 2015

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Performance Evaluation

Nervous about the next performance review? Well, be prepared by listening to today’s lesson! We’ll talk about what happens during a performance review....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 05, 2014

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Discussing Employment Contract Renewal

Have you had much experience in discussing your contract renewal? Today you’ll hear all about it. In this lesson, you’ll hear an employee and his employer talk about the contract renewals. Get ready to jot down some notes!...

Host: John, Cynthia

Published: November 20, 2013

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360-Degree Feedback

Have you heard of the 360-degree feedback review? Listen to today’s lesson and find out what it is, how to use it and how it can improve your performance. Also, we’ll hear some tips on what to stay away from when using this method....

Host: John, Cynthia
Grammar: Whom_vs._Who

Published: November 13, 2013

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