Shyp, the quickly growing startup that provides on-demand courier services, said Wednesday it would reclassify its contract workers as employees, becoming the latest high-profile tech company to change how it compensates its workforce.
Many people pose questions about managing change, getting people on board with company cultural shifts or gaining support for new programs. Today, I want to focus on the barriers that may be holding you back from getting change moving and keeping it going.
When Erich McLane, a South Florida staffing recruiter, contemplates summer vacation, he takes the appearance of job dedication into consideration. This year, he likely will extend a weekend and leave some of his allotted two weeks unused, as he did last year: "I'm trying to make myself look like a better employee to the owner ... in my mind, he's paying attention, but I'm not sure it's true."
Q: I'm a little nervous about my new job. In this role, I will be managing several office directors who are somewhat older than I am. My boss created this position so that he could devote more time to higher-level activities. Previously, all the directors reported to him.