Most Common Way Companies Handle Bereavement Time Off

Losing a loved one can strike anyone at any time. As such, businesses of all shapes and sizes have employees who have friends or family pass away. When this happens it leads to a number of situations where an employee will need some time off from work: to attend a funeral, to arrange a funeral, […]

When To Outsource Finance Jobs vs Hiring Talent

In today’s data-rich business environment, it is more difficult than ever for a business to keep a lid on the fact that it isn’t doing well. To remain competitive and prevent the (typically) fast downward spiral, many businesses have to look at whether to outsource vs insource, dealing with their resource issue in house or […]

4 Simple Steps to get to the Next Level

If you’re ready to take your career to a new level, there are a few things that you should start doing to become a better employee now. Here are some suggestions: Increase Productivity Through Focused Action Instead of being “busy” all the time, make sure that you’re filling your time with tasks that will be […]

Are You Too Busy for Your Own Good?

There are three types of people in this world: people who are busy, people who are not, and people who have the time to brag about how busy they are. No matter which camp you belong to, keep reading. Busier Than Ever? The projects at work are mounting to Himalayan proportions. The list of personal […]

Boost your Workplace Happiness

Here are a few simple ideas to increase your level of happiness at any job. Count Your Blessings When your job has got you down, it can be difficult to find a silver lining, but the effort will be well worth it. Instead of focusing on the endless negatives at work, take a moment to […]

Organize Your Work, 4 Quick Wins

We all know that organization is the key to success. Here are some concrete tips to help you get there. Know that it’s no rush, just try out one per week over the next 4 weeks. Make Prioritization a Must Whatever you hope to accomplish in a given day or week, you’ll need to make it […]

Be the Employee Every Boss Loves

Every manager expects their employees to work hard and do their jobs, but with just a little nudge you can stand out. Those who stand out are the first ones to be considered when jobs open and it’s time for annual pay increases. Here are 5 great tips to get you started. Communication: more is […]

Become More Desirable for any Job

Even during times of high unemployment, managers often lament that there aren’t enough qualified candidates out there. Follow these tips to increase your marketability and become highly sought-after in a competitive job market at your current employer or anywhere else. Boost Your Tech Savviness If you’re a software engineer, you already know you must keep […]

5 Tips for Better Work Eating

Don’t let poor eating habits stand in the way of health, productivity, and morale. Respect Lunchtime Don’t be a mealtime martyr. “I didn’t have time to eat” may sound like a badge of honor to some, but it’s problematic on at least two counts: first, it suggests poor time management skills and, sadly, it shows […]

Use the 80/20 Rule to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination can show up in many forms, including spending time browsing Facebook or surfing the internet, checking your email obsessively throughout the day, talking with a co-worker about last night’s big game, or even spending a chunk of your time on busy work instead of more important projects. If you want to improve your success […]