The Benefits of Showing Gratitude in the Workplace

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This time of year, we tend to think a little bit more about what we’re grateful for – beyond that extra helping of turkey, stuffing, football and pumpkin pie. But the power of gratitude runs much deeper than that. If you show your thankfulness to someone, it makes them… Read more »

Onboarding Best Practices: Don’t Let Your New Hires Fend for Themselves

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You may have landed the new hire you were vying for – but now you have to keep them engaged and committed to staying with your company for the long term. In today’s competitive talent landscape, this starts with the right onboarding experience. It goes way beyond showing a newbie their desk, handing them an… Read more »

Don’t Lose Your Drive: 4 Ways to Stay Productive in Your Job Search During the Holiday Season

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‘Tis the season to be … pounding the pavement looking for a job?!  “Bah humbug!” you may say. Especially if you’ve been at it for a while, it can be very tempting to throw a log on the fire, pour a hot toddy, and shelve your job search plans until after the New Year.  And maybe you… Read more »

Keep Morale High in the Era of Hybrid Work Using These 3 Tactics

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It’s been over a year and a half since the sudden onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought office life to an abrupt halt. People previously used to being surrounded by their teammates and humming along to the buzz of the workplace have adjusted, for better or worse. But for many, it’s gotten old, and their positive… Read more »

How to Support Your Remote Employees Juggling Work and Summer Break with Their Kids

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Life is returning to normal after the COVID-19 lockdown. But at the same time, it’s summer. So regardless of whether your employees’ children went back to school or not, there’s a good chance they’re home now. And on top of it all, it looks like the new standard will look pretty different – with more… Read more »

Stay Healthy with National Handwashing Awareness Week

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Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week? And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge. Why Handwashing Works When you wash your hands,… Read more »

Give Thanks to Your Employees at the End of a Challenging Year with These Ideas

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2020. What a year. Who knew, last year at this time – or even eight months ago – what it would look like? Nevertheless, here comes the holiday season and then the start of another 365 days. Regardless of where 2020 has taken your business, remember: your employees are your most valuable asset. So this… Read more »

How Automation Can Help Your Team Reach its Full Potential

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There is virtually no business today that doesn’t use some form of automation. It may range from a simple software app to a self-driving car … but it’s here, there and everywhere, and the automation trend has only just begun.   Automation Circa 2020   Automation historically involved expensive servers and extensive teams of specialists to maintain… Read more »

Setting Your Remote Employees Up for Success

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Even before COVID-19 swept like a tidal wave over the global landscape, more and more companies were setting up their employees to work remotely when possible. But the pandemic crisis fast-forwarded this process, as in many cases, businesses went remote literally overnight.   How do you adjust – and help your employees to do the same,… Read more »