Leadership & Career

Ensure your employees take time off to vote

October 7, 2022
With mid-term elections a month away, managers should consult the applicable laws in every state and locality where their employees vote or plan to work as precinct officials to ensure compliance with state and local requirements.

Remembering your employees’ anniversaries

October 7, 2022
Is someone’s work anniversary an important occasion at your company or just another date on the calendar? If the latter, your organization might be missing out on potential benefits.

Extravagant company retreats are making a comeback

October 7, 2022
If you thought karaoke with colleagues was awkward, consider cliff jumping, faux calf roping and carnival rides. The corporate retreat is back and more extravagant than ever.

2023 might be a banner year for pay raises

September 29, 2022
As Americans try to cope with the highest inflation rate in 40 years, employers plan to offer their workers an annual raise of 4%, according to a recent survey by Salary.com.

4 reasons to take a hard look at business ethics

September 29, 2022
Because of the complexity and diversity of opinions on how to define business ethics, many leaders may be tempted to leave the debate of ethical issues to business school classes. However, a company that fails to think about its ethical standards may regret it. Here, we look at four reasons why business ethics needs to be discussed inside every organization.

Keep remote workers engaged through creativity

September 28, 2022
Telecommuting is a great perk, but employees still need to be engaged. You have a great team you’ve hired and trained to work remotely, but employees still need to feel a sense of belonging to your organization. So, are weekly Zoom meetings enough? Probably not.

Virtual team-building employees will love

September 28, 2022
Remote workers are now the majority, and they crave a connection with their colleagues, access to company leaders and opportunities to create bonds with team members.

How do you know if your team members are happy?

September 23, 2022
Studies suggest that happy people are more productive and successful, and less likely to leave their jobs. Employees also tend to be happier when they are growing and learning.

Forcing sick employees back to work

September 23, 2022
Does anyone think it’s a good idea for employees to do anything other than isolate for the required amount of time if they are sick with a highly contagious airborne virus?

Give the people what they want

September 23, 2022
Every workplace offers a few employee amenities. They vary depending on space and staff size, and are certainly subjective. But there are some bedrock items that must be attended to before there’s any massage chairs or snow cone machines on the scene.