Managing a Remote Team

Managing a remote team can be challenging.  For some managers, they believe that the productivity levels will drop if an employee is working remotely.  The Harvard Business Review provides several tips on how to manage a remote employee.

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Communicating with Remote Employees and Driving Engagement

Another significant aspect of managing a remote team is communicating with them. How often should you be communicating with them? How much is too much? How do you drive engagement?  These are several questions you may be thinking when finding out you’re now in charge of a remote team that you will not see every day.

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World Manager Adding Optional Training Courses Next Year

The world’s best training and development platform is about to get even better! Next year we will be adding a new feature that gives brands the ability to provide their employees with optional/self-enrollment training courses – ultimately enhancing their personal development.

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World Manager Expands into Latin America with New Office in Lima, Peru

Personalized service is the key to World Manager’s success globally, and to continue to provide brands with the VIP treatment we feel they deserve, we are proud to announce our first office in Latin America – located in Lima, Peru.

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Colette uses multiple platform tools to ensure Christmas Recruitment is a breeze!

Priding themselves on an innovative technique to appeal to their key demographic, colette by colette hayman made a conscious decision to manage all aspects of their Christmas Recruitment Process using their online platform; UNZIPPED.

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World Manager is Proud to Welcome 11 New Brands to the World Manager Community

Brands from all around the world are changing the way they do business by implementing World Manager’s all-inclusive training, development, communication, operations and franchise management platform into their processes. This month we are proud to introduce 11 new brands to the World Manager Community!

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World Manager Continues Development of Social and Gamification Features

Creating a friendly competition amongst teams is a fun way to build a culture within an organization, but also gives employees a reason to continue coming back to the platform for additional updates.  This ensures that messages are being seen by your employees, and new content being pushed out to employees is being completed.

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World Manager is Expanding Platform Capabilities with Unlimited Employee User Groups and Multi-Group Hierarchy

You asked, and we listened. Another item that was asked for in the survey to our brands was expanding the ability for additional employee user groups and management levels.  This is a two-part change to the current platform and will be implemented in phases throughout 2020.

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World Manager Welcomes 10 New Brands to the Community

This month we are welcoming 10 new brands to the World Manager community! Brands from all around the world are capitalizing on the ability to have all training, people development, operational compliance processes and employee communications in a single online app.

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Twin Peaks Enhancing Their Business Operations by Utilizing Full Range of Online Tools

To help achieve their rapid growth strategy, Twin Peaks implemented the complete range of training and development, communications and operations tools offered by World Manager that could be accessed on mobile devices and provided instant reporting. Read below how they transformed their current training into online training.

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World Manager Launches New Daily Training Recap Feature

Part of a good training program is to have a daily or weekly training recap with all trainees after completing a training course or workshop. World Manager has taken another step in ensuring that our training platform is the most comprehensive training and people development tool in the world by adding a Training Recap feature to the platform.

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Bras N Things Launch Mobile Phone Employee Appraisals Speeding Up Employee Performance Review Process

Bras N Things uses mobile and tablet friendly electronic employee performance appraisals for easier completion by employees and follow-up by managers. The company now has valuable information at their fingertips, with time saving automated electronic reports providing live feedback on all reviews.

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Social and Gamification Update

World Manager’s development team has been mocking up some key features that our Brands asked for in the survey. As they develop these features, we will be reviewing them with our World Manager Community Board and then phasing them into your platforms for launch.

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12 New Brands Join the World Manager Community

This month we are excited to welcome 12 new Brands to the World Manager Community! These Brands have taken the next step in centralizing their training, people development, communications and operational compliance needs – all in a single online app.

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World Manager Welcomes 10 New Brands to the Community

This month we are welcoming 10 new Brands to the World Manager Community! Brands from United States, Canada, Australia and Indonesia are going mobile with hiring, training and development, communications and operations tools.

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Hungry Jack’s Automated Online Exit Interview Process Improves Operations

Hungry Jack’s is streamlining automated exit interviews for all employees by processing hundreds of exit interviews monthly – automatically taking feedback from all exiting employees who complete automated surveys after they have left the company.

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World Manager Opens Office in Indonesia – Expanding Its Global Footprint

Almost 400 brands, in more than 60 countries, have trusted World Manager to transform their business and meet their employee training and development needs. World Manager is proud to announce our newest office in Jakarta, Indonesia.

World Manager’s Founder and CEO, Gary Valkenburg, spent over 20 years in the restaurant and retail industry as a trainer. As Gary spent time traveling the world opening restaurants and training staff, he realized there was really no control or consistency of locations at the head office level.

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Social and Gamification coming soon

Recently, we sent a survey out to our brands regarding the impact of adding social and gamification functionality to the World Manager platform. Behind the scenes, our talented development team have been looking at ways to open the platform up and allow employees to communicate more freely with other employees and managers in their own location, as well as all other locations. This feature has already begun development, and part of the survey we sent out was to ensure we were on track with what we wanted to do. An overwhelming 75% said yes this would dramatically improve engagement, so it’s coming this year! We have also created a World Manager Community Board for the social & gamification upgrade project. We will have heavy admin-level users within our community working with us as we progress with the upgrades.

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World Manager Welcomes 10 New Brands to the Community

We are proud to welcome 10 more Brands throughout the United States, Canada and the Asia-Pacific to the World Manager Community. These companies are going fully mobile with operations tools, location audits, training, the entire HR employee lifecycle and communications suites.

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World Manager Canada Now Open

Our Founder and CEO, Gary Valkenburg was born in British Columbia Canada. Gary was actually a restaurant/retail trainer for nearly 20 years. As Gary spent time traveling the world opening restaurants and training staff, he realized there was really no control or consistency of locations at a head office level. Each location and every General Manager was doing whatever they wanted and not following company policies and standards. That is where Gary came up with the idea and need for World Manager. World Manager was first created in Gary‘s bedroom in Sydney Australia in 2005.

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