Successfully managing an office, regardless of your industry and the size of your business, takes insight and know-how. For starters, you need to have an employment policy for new hires that includes human resources–related issues and how you will train them. Most office managers are responsible for interoffice and intraoffice communications. Having a communication plan that includes staff meetings, e-mail blasts, and specialized instructions will increase your office’s productivity. Give careful thought to conflict resolution and to devising a plan will help everyone navigate through a disagreement in a professional manner.
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