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Employee Loyalty and How to Keep It

It probably won’t come as too much of a surprise to learn that job loyalty isn’t what it used to be. Workers today are more interested in having a healthy work-life balance, rather than being consumed by ambition to climb the corporate ladder. Now that the economy is improving and unemployment has fallen a good… Read More »

How Your Workspace Affects Productivity

Your desk is strewn with papers. Post it notes are affixed to the edge of your computer screen like some yellow fungus. A coffee mug sits insolently among the stationary, along with a half empty bottle of water. Signs of someone working hard, working intensely, and being productive? You might think so, but some recent… Read More »

Should You Accept the Job Offer?

So, you have just had a job offer. Congratulations! Now you have to decide whether to accept the position. How should you go about making your decision? What kinds of things should you consider? The first things to look at are the facts of the job itself, that is, the salary and benefits. Is the… Read More »

How to Handle Relocating to a New Job

Relocating to a new job can be one of the biggest stressors you will face. It is an immense change, and there is a lot to do and get used to. So, if you find yourself in this position, here are a few tips to make the transition a little easier. 1. Use a mover.… Read More »

How to Use Pomodoro for Productivity

If you are having difficulty getting things done, if procrastination has become a problem, you may want to try a technique developed by Francisco Cirillo, called the Pomodoro Technique. The technique uses frequent breaks to help keep the mind focused. Using this method, you work about 25 minutes, and then take a break of three… Read More »

How to Prevent Burnout

We all want advance our careers as quickly as possible. We want to impress our supervisors, show them that we are willing to put in the time and effort it takes to get to the top. But there is a difference between working hard and working smart. There is a point when working hard runs… Read More »

A Flexible Workplace Improves Morale and Saves Money

Many companies have discovered that “workplace flexibility” is a great way to tout the firm as a great place to work. And this flexibility – if true – is a great benefit to offer. But it’s also much more: workplace flexibility is a solid business strategy, one that can actually increase your company’s bottom line.… Read More »

On Keeping a Daily Journal

Keeping a daily journal or diary is not ordinarily the first thing that comes to mind when we thing about strategies to improve our work performance. But recording the daily events at work, along with your thoughts and feelings about those events, can be an excellent way of showing how your work life is progressing.… Read More »

How to Keep Those New Year’s Resolutions

People are always making resolutions to accomplish new goals. But, as everyone knows, the resolution is the easy part, carrying through is the hard part. This time of year, many are making their New Year’s resolutions, but studies have shown that only about half of those will actually achieve their goals. So, what can you… Read More »

Some Stress is Actually Good

It’s no secret that employees are feeling more stress at work. There are various reasons for this. The downturn in the economy that resulted in many layoffs added to stress. On top of that, those who still had jobs were asked to do more, again resulting in increased stress. People are constantly struggling to maintain… Read More »