How to Focus Better on the Task at Hand

Posted

Your focus is critical for your productivity at work. We all know the feeling of drifting off into daydreams, and a lack of focus can lead to mistakes or even safety issues, depending on the nature of your job. You can help keep your focus laser-sharp during your workday with the following tips: Block out…

Is it Time for Your Company to Go Paperless? Here are Some Advantages

Posted

How “green” is your company? It’s hard to ignore the current push for more sustainable ways of doing everything—from recycling to energy conservation, to the push for going paperless. Companies are jumping in on the plight to help our planet, and moving from paper to electronic communication can make a huge difference when you consider…

How to Help Your Quiet Employees Speak Up

Posted

In every office, there are two types of employees: introverts and extroverts. Extroverts are easy to spot because they thrive in social situations: they love to talk with groups, they have no problem “thinking on their feet” and they feel energized around others. Introverts are a little different. They do best in one-on-one situations and…

Five Tips to Help You Feel More Confident Before an Interview

Posted

Most people don’t enjoy interviews. There’s usually a lot riding on them, and you feel pressure to do your best. Preparation is key—and certain steps will help you quell your nervous energy and build your confidence. For most, it’s not possible to completely eradicate the butterflies in your stomach, but you can at least calm…

How to Let Your Boss Know You’re Ready for More Responsibility

Posted

Want to move up in your job? One way you can prove to your boss you’re passionate about your work is to ask for more responsibility. As a hard-working professional, your desire to do more and grow with the business is a great way to alert your boss you’re serious about sticking around and moving…

How Simple Desk Yoga Can Improve Your Overall Health

Posted

Namaste, yoga lovers! Yoga blends stretching, strength and meditation to help improve your health, both physically and mentally. Even if you’ve never been to a yoga class in your life, you can still try your hand at desk yoga. It can help on days when stress and deadlines seem to be getting the best of…

Make Sure You Have an Exit Interview That’s Open and Transparent

Posted

Exit interviews are a perfect way to reduce future turnover. It’s important to understand why employees leave your company, in case there’s something you need to fix. You can uncover issue you may not have even know about, and the best way to do this is with an open and transparent exit interview process. You…

Looking to Motivate your Employees? Try these Three Ways

Posted

It’s true that motivated employees are the dream of any employer. They work hard, they’re happy to be there, they have great ideas, and they help to boost the morale of other employees around them. If they were in school, they’d be receiving comments like, “A pleasure to have in class” on their report cards!…

What to Do if You Noticed a Spelling Error on Your Resume (After You Sent It Out!)

Posted

You’ve applied for a job you’re really excited about! You just hit “send” on your application—your resume and cover letter are out in the universe, ready to help you land the job. But then disaster strikes—you take a look at the documents you sent, only to realize your resume has a mistake. You want everything…

The Immense Importance of an Easy Application Process

Posted

The Immense Importance of an Easy Application Process Looking for new workers? Your application process can be an enabling factor or a stumbling block. You want to make it as easy as possible for candidates to apply to your company—clunky and overly long applications can lead to abandonment rates and the loss of potentially great…