“I got settled, and six months later announced my pregnancy”: what should the employer do?
Anna Fedorova considers the issue of maternity leave and frequent hospital employees, explains how employers should relate to this “A young girl is about to have a baby, but before…

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“The tail steers a dog”, or Three stories of real business
Svetlana Emelyanova, managing partner of STEP Consulting, shares three stories from business practice that describe the resistance of the company's employees to useful changes and innovations, and explains how to…

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How I sold cookies to the Russian Army, kindergartens and large chain stores
An entrepreneur from Khabarovsk bought a tiny cookie production line. I found a recipe, put together a team and cheerfully got down to business. And after a couple of months…

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OKR in the company, or Two tools to advance towards ambitious goals

Natalya Gulchevskaya talks about two tools within the company’s management system for key results and goals (OKR) – visualization, progress meetings; shares personal experience of its implementation
At the first meeting to discuss a strategic session, I often hear from leaders: “Yes, we already had such sessions, set goals, were inspired, and then everything slipped back into routine; we achieved something, but most of what we planned was left on paper. Continue reading

Seven "mortal sins" of the leader, or How not to sin the big boss
20% of the company's success depends on employees and 80% on the leader. The management style can be different, as well as the tasks of the business itself. But in…

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How to prepare for the GIT test according to the new rules: what you need to know and what to pay attention to
Irina Plotnikova talks in detail about inspections of state labor inspectorates (GIT) of employers, describes the innovations that must be paid attention to when preparing for the visit of inspectors…

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An employee asks to increase salary: what to do?
Irina Narchemashvili talks about how to respond to employee requests for higher wages: how to listen to a request and evaluate the contribution of an employee so as not to…

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Men or women: who is more often distracted from work?
Not so long ago, HeadHunter experts conducted a large-scale survey, the purpose of which was to find out how productively employees spend their work time. Resource visitors were asked to…

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