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With so many people working remotely, the number of virtual and hybrid meetings has exploded. While this shift to remote work can be great for productivity, it can also lead to some challenges when it comes to meeting etiquette.
In the business world, it’s not what you know, but who you know. Building strong relationships with other businesses is essential for success in 2022. By networking with like-minded organizations, you can unite to make a positive impact on your community. Not only will this help promote your company and its products or services, but it will also help strengthen ties within the community.
How do you embrace team collaboration in the workplace? For an organization to run smoothly and meet its goals, it is important to foster a work environment that supports collaboration amongst colleagues. Unfortunately for most organizations, this does not occur naturally, and thus you must make an effort and take steps to help build and sustain a cooperative work environment.
Cities from across the country are preparing to gather for the Juneteenth celebration this upcoming weekend. The holiday that marks the official end of slavery has been celebrated since the 1800s. However, in recent years, given the widespread protests regarding equality and the rights of African Americans in the United States, there has been a renewed interest in celebrating Juneteenth.
Female employees are the backbone of any company. Yet, they often have to juggle work and family responsibilities and face many challenges that their male counterparts don’t. That’s why it’s so important for employers to empower female employees at every level and create a workplace environment that supports them.
Values are important in life and business. They are the foundation upon which our beliefs and actions are based. In the workplace, it is essential to establish core values and communicate them to employees. This will help to create a unified team that is driven by common goals and principles.
Company culture is one of the most important aspects of any successful organization to have. This culture can influence and be influenced by many things including the type of communication within an organization, how you show appreciation for your employees and the standards you hold them to as well. Read our list of elements that make up a great work culture, as well as why it’s so important for your company’s growth.
Flexibility in the workplace is more than allowing your employees to take an hour off for a doctor’s appointment. It’s about giving your team a choice of how, when, and where they want to work.
Upskilling focuses on helping existing employees improve their skills, or learn new skills, for their current positions with the company.
You’ve probably heard the expression “work smarter not harder”. This witty phrase is supposed to remind us that, especially in office environments, the success of the work we do is not necessarily based on how much time we put in. Instead, success is determined by how well we use this time. By learning to work smarter, we can improve productivity in the workplace.
Memorial Day has a different meaning for everyone. Oftentimes, people use this day as a celebration for the arrival of summer. Cookouts, family reunions, and a 3-day-weekend are all a blast but they can take away the importance of what the day truly signifies. While you celebrate good food and loved ones, don’t forget to honor and celebrate the brave men and women who have died fighting for our country.
Without face-to-face communication, it is easy for employees to feel isolated and unmotivated. Occasional team meetings and conferences are not enough.
Gone are the days when employees settled for jobs they didn’t like. Unlike older generations, Millennials and Gen Z workers aren’t afraid to look for other opportunities if they feel unsatisfied in their workplace.
With an increase in employee turnover, providing a personalized onboarding experience has become more important than ever. However, many employers still fall short in this category. A Gallup survey reveals that only 12% of employees think their organization does a great job at onboarding new hires.
The workplace can be stressful at times and it’s important for employees to step outside the office to recharge. With summer generally considered to be a more carefree time, it’s a perfect season to host a company outing. Team outings can be entertaining but also help establish a more interactive and positive workplace. Summer is right around the corner, and this is a great time to consider your outing plans! Read how to plan your summer outings, as well as some of our company outing ideas below!
Are you planning outdoor team-building activities? Do you need help keeping track of everything? We created this checklist to make sure you stay organized and arrange everything successfully without the stress that comes with preparations. (more…)
Work-life balance is a concept that supports the efforts of employees to split their time and energy between work and the other essential aspects of their lives. Family, friends, education, spirituality, personal growth, and other private pursuits typically fall into this category.
The recent shift to hybrid work models has created challenges for many companies. Lack of communication and purpose are causing remote and hybrid workers to lose morale and focus. Furthermore, younger professionals are finding it difficult to build strong connections with coworkers in the virtual space.
What is Administrative Professionals’ Day & When is it? Administrative Professionals’ Day (also known as Administrative Assistant Day, Secretaries Day or Admin Day) is a day to highlight the important role of secretaries, assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support, which is observed in several countries. This year, Administrative Professionals’ Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.
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