3 Benefits of Having Hobbies Outside of Work

People engage in hobbies for all sorts of reasons, such as intrinsic enjoyment and getting together for a social event with like-minded people. But whether your hobby is playing guitar or knitting scarves, hobbies have benefits for your life in general, outside of work.    Hobbies Benefit Your Mental Health Work and life, in general,… Read More »

Has Your Company Thought About Offering Unlimited Sick Days?

Roughly 85% of full-time employees and 74% of all workers receive paid sick days as a benefit. Usually, workers are allocated a certain number of sick days based on some standard, such as length of service. They can also be part of a general paid time off (PTO) category, which includes vacation time and personal days off,… Read More »

Important Notice: COVID-19

As a Company, we continue to focus on the health, safety, and security of our staff and visitors to our office. The evolving COVID-19 public health concern encourages us to think proactively as a Company of other measures to take as we continue to follow the guidance provided by federal, state, and local officials to… Read More »

Stop Tabling Bullying In the Office

Roughly 40% of workers in the U.S. report that they have been bullied in the workplace. Even more, upwards of 60%, have seen instances of abuse. The net result is that bullying is an issue in workplaces throughout the country. Bullying can cause stress, negatively impact teamwork and productivity, and even cause good employees to leave… Read More »

Struggling to Fill a Job No One Wants?

There are few elements more challenging in the life of a manager than repeatedly trying to fill a job…that it seems no one wants. You can receive multiple indications of such a problem. Maybe you’re receiving just a smattering of resumes. Perhaps the candidates seem unqualified when they show up. Or, candidates may not show up for… Read More »

How to Follow Up With a Recruiter Who Contacted You

Being contacted by a recruiter is exciting! A new opportunity might loom in the future. If you’ve been actively searching, it means your efforts are bearing fruit. It’s great news when a recruiter gets in touch, either about a new job or a potential interview.  But what happens when a few weeks go by, and… Read More »

What Is the Value in Creating a Safe Workplace?

Ever wonder why safety in the workplace has to be created and maintained? At times, it may seem like the costs in terms of time, equipment, education, and maintenance activities might outweigh the benefits. Believe us; they don’t.   Here are four ways that a safe workplace adds value to an organization.  Improving Morale The fact is, no employee wants to feel… Read More »

4 Tips to Combat Sleep Deprivation In the Workplace

Roughly 33% of Americans don’t get enough sleep every night. Are you one of them, sleeping less than 7 to 8 hours? While there are people who can thrive on fewer hours, most of us regularly need that much. We also need to sleep well when we do sleep, and not fitfully wake up.  Sleep deprivation can negatively… Read More »

Handling Sexual Harassment Complaints In the Workplace

Sexual harassment has been in the news a great deal over the past several years. Your Human Resources Department and your employees must know how to handle sexual harassment appropriately by taking the following steps.  Establish Policies and Procedures It’s highly relevant to establish your policies against sexual harassment upfront. Define it and establish a no-tolerance… Read More »