The Workplace

Why Your Office Needs All-Occasion Assortment Boxes

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The workplace can sometimes be a not-so-personal place. Do you know your co-workers’ last names, where they live, or even their birthdays? Last minute occasions seem to pop-up all too often in the office. Be sure to keep an all-occasion assortment box of greeting cards on hand. Here are a few instances that might happen […]

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Post-Interview Thank You Card Tips

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  You’ve aced the interview, but you aren’t quite done yet. Here’s some helpful tips on how to properly close the interview by saying thank you with a card or note: 1. Addresses interviewer(s) by name and spell those name(s) correctly. 2. Choose an appropriate Thank You card design. Keep in mind that this card […]

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The unofficial start to summer and a day full of BBQ’s and get-togethers, many forget the true meaning of Memorial Day. It’s a day meant to commemorate the lives of U.S. soldiers who have died in military service. Traditionally, Veteran’s Day is the time to honor war veterans, but Memorial Day offers another occasion to […]

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Birthday Wishes for Everyone

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As a human resources manager I am always looking to make sure the morale of the company is at an all-time high. Any little thing can matter in that regard. We try to plan socials after work to make sure our employees interact with each other, there’s the good old company picnic, and the one […]

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Office Fun for Earth Day

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  Earth Day has arrived, and there’s plenty of ways to celebrate the day while working in the office. For example, go on a company walk or a hike. Whether it’s a quick break to stroll the surrounding scenery, a planned excursion to a wooded destination, or an optional day-off meeting — going on a […]

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You’ve been making healthy food choices and feeling great. But the big meeting on Thursday is now going to be over lunch and you need to figure out how to stay on track. Here are some tips on keeping that Business Lunch a healthy one. If dining out, skip the appetizers and pass on the […]

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Retirement Party Ideas For Coworkers

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A retirement party is a way to celebrate your coworker’s past accomplishments and also to celebrate what the future will hold for them. Retirement is a big deal. It marks the start of another chapter in your coworker’s life. Retirement evokes mixed emotions – you are happy for your coworker’s next chapter and then you […]

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Spring Company Outing Ideas

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  We are quickly approaching my favorite season of the year – spring! Whatever is left of the snow is melting, the sun is staying out longer, and the temperatures are rising slowly but surely. After a couple months of frigid cold, it is no surprise that the majority of people want to take advantage […]

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Top 3 Bad Work Habits You Need To Overcome

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  We all want to do our best at work. But even the best intentions are sometimes met with bad habits. Here are 3 bad work habits you need to overcome today! Being late for work or meetings Unless your role at the company doesn’t require you to be at your desk and ready to […]

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Tips On Helping Empower Your Workforce

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Having trouble keeping your workforce motivated, autonomous, and with high morale? The following are some quick tips on how to help empower your workforce! Make expectations clear. When employees are given a standard with which to measure their success, they are more likely to meet or exceed that standard. Creating smaller goals along the way […]

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