Beth Braccio Hering

Elect civility: Keep your workplace politically neutral

December 13, 2019
Don’t let your workplace turn nasty in the upcoming rough-and-tumble election year.

Atten-HUT! Are military spouses the answer to your staffing problems?

November 1, 2019
With the national unemployment rate never higher than 4% during 2019, many organizations experienced difficulty filling job openings this year. One segment of the population, however, still continuously posts an unemployment rate around 24% despite being educated and eager to work—military spouses.

Harness the power of the thank-you note

October 11, 2019
If the last time you remember penning an actual thank-you note was at age 10 when your mother insisted you couldn’t spend the birthday money Aunt Helen sent until you wrote one, you’re missing out on a simple way to connect with others—and enhance your own life.

Compassionate management: How supervisors can help employees deal with ADHD

September 13, 2019
In recognition of October being ADHD Awareness Month, here’s a look at dealing with ADHD at work and what managers can do to help.

It’s playtime! The benefits of desktop toys and gadgets

August 9, 2019
While your office needn’t resemble a 5-year-old’s playroom, a carefully chosen toy or two can prove beneficial. Here’s a look at some items people keep around and the purposes they serve.

Out of the doldrums: How to reignite your employees’ passion

July 29, 2019
Just as partners benefit from checking with one another to gauge fulfillment levels and figure out how to grow together, managers who take an interest in maintaining a passionate staff reap great rewards.

Friendly rivalries: Keeping workplace competitiveness healthy and productive

July 12, 2019
A bit of friendly competition can energize a workplace and boost performance levels. But when office rivalries start mimicking the intensity of a heavyweight prizefight, managers need to take action before their business suffers casualties.

Managing depressed employees: What supervisors need to know

May 22, 2019
Given the American Psychiatric Association’s estimate that one in six people will experience depression at some time in his or her life, chances are significant that you’ll deal with the issue among your staff. Yet despite its prevalence, don’t expect team members to readily come forward.

Welcome to the working world: 5 common errors of recent grads

April 23, 2019
Recent college graduates thrilled to land their first “real” job invigorate a workplace with their energy and fresh perspectives. However, they also can make their share of mistakes as they transition from student to employee.

The bedrock of success

March 8, 2019
Want to be a great manager? Then build and foster trust in the workplace.