Employee Habits: How to Be A Team Player in the Office

Be A Team Player

It’s rare these days that an employee will sit by him or herself and work on a project alone; more often than not, multiple employees will work on tasks together. That being said, the qualities and personal behaviors you bring to the group can impact the success of the project. How can you be an example employee and support your team?

Keep reading for tips to be a team player in your office. Continue reading “Employee Habits: How to Be A Team Player in the Office”

Employees and Productivity: How to Avoid the Afternoon Slump

Avoid The Afternoon Slump

For many employees, there’s something that happens most afternoons and you may have come to expect it: an energy crash.

The afternoon crash not only affects employees, it can also have a negative impact on overall company productivity and quality of work.

What can you do to avoid the afternoon slump and keep energy levels up? Keep reading to find out. Continue reading “Employees and Productivity: How to Avoid the Afternoon Slump”

How to Keep Employees Healthy All Year Round

Avoid Illness In The Office

During the middle of the summer, you may not be as worried about a cold or flu spreading to employees. That happens in fall and winter, right? While August is typically not considered part of cold and flu season, keeping employees healthy should always be a priority.

Here are a few tips from the Huffington Post to keep your employees feeling good year round. Continue reading “How to Keep Employees Healthy All Year Round”

What You Need to Know About Motivating Employees without Breaking the Bank

Show Appreciation On A Budget

Motivating employees can seem like a challenge when you want to buy something for staff, whether it be a fun experience or lunch. However, even with just a handful of team members, things add up.

How can managers motivate employees without emptying the budget? Keep reading to find out. Continue reading “What You Need to Know About Motivating Employees without Breaking the Bank”

How to Attract and Support Millennial Employees

Attract Millennial Workers

When you think of the phrase “Millennial Employees,” many negative stereotypes probably come to mind. When it comes to interacting with millennial employees, a CNBC report found that it’s better to treat them like anyone else: “…if you want to appeal to millennials and keep them in the fold, don’t treat them like millennials. Instead, address millennials as you would employees in any other demographic group.”

If you find this age group perplexing, here are a few tips for hiring and keeping millennial employees. Continue reading “How to Attract and Support Millennial Employees”

Do You Annoy Your Co-Workers? How to Bring Peace to the Workplace

Annoying Coworkers

Whether you work in a traditional office or in close proximity to people, there’s a chance you may annoy your co-workers from time-to-time, or they may annoy you.

There may be obvious offenders like cooking fish in the breakroom microwave, but there are also small, everyday things that people can find annoying.

Are you guilty of annoying your office? Keep reading for five of the common workplace behaviors that made the list of 34 Things You Do That Annoy Your Co-Workers (but They Rarely Tell You) from Inc. Continue reading “Do You Annoy Your Co-Workers? How to Bring Peace to the Workplace”

How To Increase Productivity in the Office

Be Efficient At Work

Sometimes the office can be a boring place. You show up at the same time every day, likely do the same work day in and day out, and are out the door like clockwork.

For employees, an unexciting day at the office can decrease productivity and may even impact quality of work.

How can you make your workplace more suitable for productivity? Keep reading for business environment tips and ways to make the day a little better for your workers. Continue reading “How To Increase Productivity in the Office”

Workplace Red Flags: What to Watch Out For

Workplace Red Flags

Congratulations on landing an interview or getting hired at a new job! While your new employer is figuring out if you’re right for their business, it’s important for you to determine if your new job is right for you, too. In all the excitement, it’s crucial to keep your eye out for red flags in your new workplace.

Here are three red flags to watch out for from Monster that can help you make the right decision about whether to take a job or not. Continue reading “Workplace Red Flags: What to Watch Out For”