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Monday, December 17, 2018
Technology has blurred the boundaries between our personal and professional lives. Research shows Americans spend more than 50 percent of their workday on email, and most people can’t go...
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Monday, December 17, 2018
For most companies, creating a better customer experience is a top priority. Power has shifted to digitally native clients. Smart companies are adjusting their postures and looking for...
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Monday, December 17, 2018
There have been many studies that demonstrate listening to music at work can improve productivity, but recent research suggests some genres are better than others. According to a study by...
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Monday, December 17, 2018
Turnover is inevitable, but managers can absolutely work to reduce its impact. In a recent study by Mental Health America, the main cause for employee turnover is simple: lack of support...
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Monday, December 17, 2018
In Sweden, a start-up company called Furhat Robotics hopes to change the way employees are trained. They’ve developed an employee training robot they hope will fill the niche of an...
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Friday, December 7, 2018
As tech skills gaps widen, many organizations are realizing that offering technological training in-house is often a faster, more cost-effective solution than hiring someone with the right...
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Friday, December 7, 2018
Want to be more productive at work? You should hide your phone. According to a recent study in The Journal of the Association of Consumer Research, the biggest stumbling block to...
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Friday, December 7, 2018
In business communication is key, and even in the age of email, face-to-face conversations are of paramount importance. But no two conversations are alike in the workplace and the ability...
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Friday, December 7, 2018
This year’s unemployment rate has hit a 49-year low of 3.7 percent. This means the demand for high-performing individuals is becoming fiercer. According to research from the Conference...
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Friday, December 7, 2018
Improving employee engagement is often a slippery subject. Everyone realizes they should be doing it, but few understand how to accomplish the goal. Should the company offer more perks?...
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Monday, December 3, 2018
The mental health of your employees can have a serious impact on business outcomes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says about 80 percent of adults who suffer from depression...
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Monday, December 3, 2018
A potential employee can look fantastic on paper—they have the requisite skills and years of experience doing exactly what you need them to do. Then, two weeks in, it becomes abundantly...
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Monday, December 3, 2018
Learning is a huge part of life and a critically important component of professional success; however, the process is often arduous and time-consuming. Smart business leaders are looking...
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Monday, December 3, 2018
When an employee leaves, it’s not always the one the team wants to see go. Sometimes the highest performers and most well-liked decide to take positions elsewhere, and this can create a...
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Monday, December 3, 2018
Every year, organizations around the globe spend millions upon millions of dollars on employee training. That’s good news. The bad news, however, is much of that money is wasted on...
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Monday, November 26, 2018
We all want to be more productive, and the modern workplace demands this of us. Every day we have scores of tasks to perform, and many feel stretched thin at the end of the week. How can...
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Monday, November 26, 2018
You wouldn’t choose someone who had no medical training to be your doctor; so why do we place people who’ve had no managerial training in management roles? Poor management skills seem to be...
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Monday, November 26, 2018
It can be difficult to shelve our personal concerns when we enter the office, and ignoring what’s bothering us doesn’t bode well for long-term mental health. Compounding the problem is the...
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Monday, November 26, 2018
As the holidays approach, many workers will start feeling increased levels of stress and burnout. It’s always important to have a good work-life balance, but that’s particularly true around...
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Monday, November 26, 2018
Simply put, employees—particularly Millennials—want opportunities to learn and grow. If their workplace doesn’t provide these opportunities, they will find one that will. The data supports...
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