Work/Life Balance

Emergency law grants paid sick, FMLA leave

March 19, 2020

Many employees affected by the coronavirus pandemic will be eligible for paid sick leave and some will be able to take paid FMLA leave under legislation signed into law March 18.

Organizing

Are you really organized? Take our quiz

March 5, 2020

Answer these questions “yes” or “no” to get a quick assessment of just how organized you are.

Personal Development

Technology: Your best friend and your worst enemy

March 5, 2020

Technology seems to be the best thing that’s happened to modern working life. But pair innovations with distractingly easy-to-use communication tools, the constant call of social media, and access to every game that’s ever been invented at the tip of your finger, and you’ll start to see why sometimes the bad outweighs the good.

Personal Development

What’s your front desk strategy?

March 5, 2020

Your lobby or front desk is the front line for everything, including safety. Make your policies and procedures an annual topic of discussion. Following are several questions to help get you started.

Personal Development

Are you making recycling gaffes?

March 5, 2020

You might think that you already know all of the rules when it comes to office recycling; however, chances are you’ve been wrong about a few things. Here are some items that are frequently disposed of incorrectly.

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Attack your fears head-on

February 13, 2020

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Good SOP manual/BAD SOP manual

Let’s look at some good examples of SOP manual techniques … and some bad ones.

1-Minute Strategy:

Finding yourself on a lot of video conference calls suddenly?

Keep these tips in mind: 1. Close down any unnecessary tabs and programs to avoid interruptions or dropoffs. 2. Those blinds behind you? They’re likely causing pixelization or visual distortion. 3. Always have yourself muted when you’re not speaking. 4. If you have no camera feed while most others are visible on the screen, it makes you seem technologically out of touch and hurts your credibility when you do speak.

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