Navigating Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

Navigating Difficult Conversations in the Workplace

Most people try to avoid conflict. However, when it comes to talking about difficult issues in the workplace, avoiding conflict can actually make the problem worse. Having these conversations can help improve involved employees’ work and home lives....
Books to Better Your Career This Year

Books to Better Your Career This Year

With 42 percent of the U.S. labor force working from home and a nearly unimaginable 81 percent of the global workforce having had workplaces fully or partly closed, it may seem like the time to curl up and watch television. But think: You may have no commute, and if...
Best Productivity Apps

Best Productivity Apps

Everyone has heard the same old song and dance. Work smarter, not harder. Stop spending so much time on social media. Don’t waste time in meetings. Sure, this is all good advice, but it may not be realistic for everyone. Some people need an approach to productivity...
6 Ways To Appreciate Remote Workers

6 Ways To Appreciate Remote Workers

Remember the last time someone appreciated you for doing a fantastic job? How did it feel? Awesome, right? Every worker needs a pat on the back. Recognizing the efforts of employees can motivate them to perform better next time. Additionally, appreciation instills a...
Making a New Employee Comfortable

Making a New Employee Comfortable

Try to think back to a time when you were a new employee. Perhaps you were excited, with a mix of first day jitters. Maybe your experience wasn’t pleasant, and you didn’t feel welcome by your new coworkers. The good news is that as an employer, you have...