Should You Block Social Media in Your Workplace?

October 22, 2014 According to Monster.com, more than half of employers in the United States block social media access on their employees’ computers. The main reason employers do this is fear of lost productivity due to their employees spending work time visiting social media sites. However, since any employee with a smart phone can just […]

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

October 15, 2014 The legal definition of sexual harassment is “verbal, non-verbal, visual, or physical conduct which is unwelcome, and which is either of a sexual nature or based on an individual’s sex, that is severe or pervasive and affects working conditions or creates a hostile work environment.” Examples of this include, but are not […]

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Stress in the Workplace

October 8, 2014 In April 2014, Monster.com published the results of a survey they conducted of approximately 7,000 U.S. employees. They found that 35% had debated leaving a job due to a stressful work environment, and another 42% had chosen to leave a position due to workplace stress. More distressing, approximately half of those surveyed […]

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Building Teamwork within Your Organization

September 11, 2014 As the saying goes, “Teamwork makes the dream work.” Employees who have a sense of unity and shared goals collectively possess the momentum your company needs to handle any bumps on the road to success and help you achieve your company’s visions with more speed and accuracy than ever before. Below are […]

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Social Media in the Workplace

September 4, 2014 For the last three years, global law firm Proskauer has conducted a worldwide study of social media use in the workplace. With 36% of all employers fully blocking access to social media sites, and 70% of businesses reporting they took action against employees violating the rules, it seems company social media usage […]

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The Value of Good Relationships at Work

August 27, 2014 A 2014 study conducted by the Association of Accounting Technicians discovered that the people polled valued good relationships with coworkers over the amount of money they made at their job. Out of the 2,000 person group, 8 out of 10 stated that would turn down a salary increase if it meant working […]

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Putting on a Happy Face

August 19, 2014 We have all heard the expression, “Fake it until you make it,” and there is most definitely an existing school of thought in the world of psychology that if you aren’t feeling happy, plastering a forced smile on your face will help to improve your mood. However, a study conducted by researchers […]

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How to Best Communicate with Your Employees

July 16, 2014 Good communication in the workplace is critical to the success of your business. If employees are not kept informed of what is expected of them, changes to daily processes, or new information important to do their job properly, it can lead to lowered morale in addition to flawed performance. If you feel […]

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Must Read – What Employees Want from Human Resources

June 24, 2014 In 2008, the Institute for Employment Studies conducted a study on what Human Resources (HR) customers are looking for. During their research, they collected 840 survey questionnaires and conducted over 100 in-person interviews. In an effort to cover a wide range of industries, participants were surveyed who worked in retail, electronics, local […]

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Three Time Management Tips for Employees

June 4, 2014 Do you have employees struggling with getting their tasks completed in the time allotted? If so, fear not, as this at not at all abnormal. At some point in our lives, we all struggle with time management issues and can benefit from tips to get ourselves back on track. Below are some […]

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Work-Life Balance

May 27, 2014 The term “work-life balance” is used quite a lot in today’s busy society, but what exactly does it mean? Simply put, it means not allowing work to take over your life, but rather making sure you have the time you need for your health, family, and personal growth. If work-life balance is […]

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