One of the hardest things about running a company is not knowing what my employees are working on throughout the day. Instead of putting competent managers in place I gave those paper-pushing jobs to my buddies from high school so we can party in Tijuana on our ‘business retreats’. This is great, but it means the code monkeys will be writing code aimlessly unless they think someone is managing them.
Vacation time… the 2 weeks your employees will be looking forward to when things are looking down. They’ve been dealing with alot and they can’t wait to take some seemingly well-deserved time off. As an educated executive however, you know that giving employees time off is something you would rather not do. Read more to find out how you can make their time off work for you.