Author: Melissa Miller

5 Reasons People Become Managers

People strive to become managers for a number of reasons ranging from impact to compensation and everything in between. Given the varied motivations for the role, it can be tricky as an HR partner to implement programs to make managers successful. We’re here to help.

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Webinar Recap: Juneteenth – What Managers Need to Know

In this webinar, The Mintable is joined by Caren Young, President and Founder at The Professional Adult, a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultancy based in Chicago, for a session about the national holiday, Juneteenth.

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Reclaiming manager

Sometime in the last 20 years, the word “manager” has turned into the 4-letter-word of the business world. Everyone is now a “leader,” a “head of,” a “supervisor,” or a “team lead.” Even “boss” has made a comeback. People will do just about anything to not use the word “manager.”

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Reclaiming Manager

Sometime in the last 20 years, the word “manager” has turned into the 4-letter-word of the business world. Everyone is now a “leader,” a “head of,” a “supervisor,” or a “team lead.” Even “boss” has made a comeback. People will do just about anything to not use the word “manager.”

However, we all know (or have felt) the Gallup Study finding – that 50% of people leave a job to get away from their manager. We also know that retaining top talent is paramount to a successful business. So why do we avoid the title of some of the most critical people in our companies? We think it’s high time to respect the title and reclaim “manager.”

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