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6 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged During the Holiday Season

In the workplace it can be hard to balance a festive atmosphere with keeping employees focused

While the time between Thanksgiving and the New Year is a celebratory one filled with holiday parties and spending time with loved ones, in the workplace it can be hard to balance a festive atmosphere while simultaneously keeping employees focused and productive. ...

by Dan Ruch  | December 08, 2018 06:00:00
Startup Tips

5 Things You Will Not Regret Doing at Work

While at work, stay focused but taking a break, adding value and infusing fresh energies in your department are prerequisites of a successful person

You have impending tasks and deadlines hovering over your head. You just don’t want to break down or crash under the weight of to-do lists. You feel like taking a break but phew! That seems impossible. The boss might freak out or ...

by Sania Gupta  | October 22, 2018 05:00:00
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Happiness Hacks to Reinvigorate Your Workday

Here's how to break the monotony of a typical work day and bring a bit of fun into the workplace

Gallup defines engaged employees as those who are involved in, enthusiastic about and committed to their workplace. A whopping 51 percent of American workers are actively looking for a new job or watching for new job openings. Many site a work culture that is not inviting, ...

by Caroline Dowd-Higgins  | August 18, 2018 12:00:00
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The 4 Most Common Workplace Worries and How to Overcome Them

If you want to be truly successful, it's time to overcome worries at work

We spend most of our days at work, so it's important to feel comfortable there. Unfortunately, many of us feel stressed out in the office; always keeping some worries in the back of our minds. Below are the most common workplace worries and how ...

by Ceren Cubucku  | June 05, 2018 06:00:00
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Shut It Down, Bro: How to Avoid Toxic Culture at Your Company

Bro culture is an industry-spanning pandemic, and your company culture could be part of the problem

Following a series of scathing exposes from employees at Google, Uber and many more companies, "bro culture" took the hot seat last year. The companies at the center of the conversation were, by and large, tech-based organizations where men (literally and figuratively) dominated entire ...

by Samar Birwadker  | April 15, 2018 02:00:00
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Signs You're in a Toxic Workplace That You Should Immediately Leave

Know when enough is enough

There are times at work when you feel like nothing is going your way, and while it’s normal to get out of sync once in a while, consistently being in a rut can already be an issue. If you actually like what ...

by Charlene J. Owen of  | January 12, 2018 12:00:00
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(Infographic) See if You Can Relate to These 10 Haikus About Office Life

Combat workday stress through these funny, artful short poems

While there are thousands of memes and Twitter accounts out there that bring humor to the grind of office life, haikus may be the freshest and most elevated addition to the thread.The user-friendly poetic form only requires three lines: five syllables in the first, ...

by Emily Conklin  | November 16, 2017 08:00:00
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Do Us All a Favor and Stop Saying These Words Around the Office

It's time to lose these phrases from your vocab

From “ping me” to “circle back,” there are certainphrases you hear around the office that make many of us cringe. But there are times you catch yourself using them too.While we’re all guilty of using some common office jargon, it might be time to ...

by Rose Leadem  | October 31, 2017 06:00:00
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You May Not Realize This Divide Exists Between You and Your Co-Workers

A new study about leadership is a reminder that not everyone in your office is on the same page

For many people, their perception is their reality. But when it comes to leadership and advancement in the workplace, a recent study illustrates how people working in the same office -- even sitting next to each other -- can have two highly divergent views. ...

by Nina Zipkin  | October 13, 2017 08:00:00
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(Infographic) 9 Ways to Work With Difficult People

Effectively navigate tensions in the workplace to improve your day and your career with these tips

Co-worker tensions account for about 80 percent of workplace difficulties, but fortunately there are many simple tactics to make life at the office easier.Psychologists have found that a threat to a person’s self-esteem can quite literally feel like a threat to survival, ...

by Emily Conklin  | October 10, 2017 02:00:00
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Top Workplace Issues for 2018 and How to Overcome Them

Workplace transformation affects how we work and impacts employees of all ages

With 2018 just around the corner, it’s not too early to think about how the workplace is being transformed and the potential issues involved. Business owners need to know how to adapt, to ensure their organizations keep humming. After all, retaining employees and recruiting ...

by Karen Lachtanski  | October 09, 2017 12:00:00
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Bullied at Work? Study Says You Might Be Handling it All Wrong

Be careful who you turn to for help

Whether doing someone a favor or offering advice, by instinct, friends and family want to help the people closest to them. However, if you’re not an expert in a subject, it’s difficult to give effective advice. That goes for everything from grammar to ...

by Rose Leadem  | May 24, 2017 08:00:00
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5 Tough Questions to Ask To Help Spot Workplace Harassment

Leaders, managers and HR all need to work together to be on the lookout for trouble

Combating workplace harassment isn’t as simple as setting a policy and keeping your door open to employee complaints. It’s something you need to stay vigilant about all the time, and if you’re a fast-growing startup, it will be even harder to keep ...

by Lisa Haugh  | April 24, 2017 08:00:00