Can Company Holiday Parties Actually Be Good for Business?

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  With the holiday season approaching, many companies and managers are trying to decide if throwing holiday parties is a smart move. Often, these events require at least some level of financial investment, leaving some businesses hesitant to sponsor a seasonal celebration. But, by doing so, you can actually experience benefits beyond simply having a… Read more »

How to Network – Even When You’re Too Busy to Network

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  If you’re like most professionals, you likely feel pressed for time almost every day. You may be trying to juggle work obligations with home responsibilities, and may even be trying to advance your education too. So, with so much going on, how are you supposed to make time to network, too? While most people understand… Read more »

Here’s Why Your Company Should Offer “Mental Health Days”

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  Most companies offer a range of paid days off to their employees. Typically, this includes vacation and sick leave, and possibly options like maternity or paternity leave, and bereavement or compassionate leave. However, even though most organizations know that mental health is important for a person’s overall wellbeing, not all businesses give workers access… Read more »

One Foolproof Way to Improve Employee Engagement

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  Whenever unemployment is low, it automatically becomes more difficult to recruit new talent and retain your current employees. Often, salaries can only be raised so far, and traditional benefits packages made only so sweet before you reach the edge of what your company can offer. But, there is one alternative that can help you… Read more »

Here’s How to Ask for Time Off Before the Holidays

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  Fall is here! And that means the holiday season will soon be upon us. Many workers start planning for time off as news of family gatherings and other events begin to trickle in, making it a prime time to start requesting time off for the holidays. Often, asking to use vacation time is an… Read more »

Start Planning for Employees’ Sick Days Now

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  In a perfect world, you would always know well in advance when a worker is going to be absent. But, as we get closer to winter, you may see an increase in sick days as colds and the flu begin to circulate through the workplace. Often, with these sorts of absences, you may get… Read more »

These 5 Apps Can Make Your Workplace Safer

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  Since almost everyone has a smartphone in their pocket, it’s no surprise apps have been developed that can help make workplaces safer. Not only are these highly convenient based on their level of accessibility, but they are also low-cost methods to improve your company and provide employees with valuable tools. Here are five that… Read more »

Small Budget? Don’t Skimp on Safety Measures!

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    Workplace safety is critical for any organization. Not only is it ethically responsible to take care of your employees, but it can also help save you money by preventing costly on-the-job injuries. When you’re dealing with a small budget, it can be tempting to cut back on safety measures to save money. However,… Read more »

How to Become a Promotable Employee

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  Even if you’re happy at your current job, that doesn’t mean you don’t aspire to bigger and better things. Often, if you enjoy your current workplace, the idea of getting a promotion is the best of both worlds, letting you stay with a company you love while allowing you to move forward in your… Read more »