Personal Development

5 ways admins can sharpen their business acumen

February 5, 2018

If you want to be thought of as a true business partner, it will be necessary to look beyond the department and think bigger.

Personal Development

Attitude is a choice!

February 5, 2018

Did you know attitude can make or break your career, a company, and a family? Did you know that attitude is more important than the past, education, money, failures and successes?

Personal Development

What smokers do that nonsmokers should

February 5, 2018

Smoking is not an entirely bad habit, writes Laura Vanderkam, who argues that taking smoke breaks minus the cigarettes is a habit everyone should adopt. Here’s why

Personal Development

Lower those hidden work expenses

February 5, 2018

Personal Finance Expert Liz Weston shares her favorite tips for saving money when you’re making money.

Work/Life Balance

Should you disclose personal info?

February 5, 2018

There aren’t many personal situations that you’re legally required to reveal to your employer. Still, say experts, it’s usually a good idea to disclose personal situations that could affect your attendance or performance on the job.

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6 phrases to say during your next review

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The office donations dilemma

Sooner or later, you’ll need to circulate a request asking employees to chip in for a gift for a retiring employee, or to kitty up some money for a sympathy offering for a teammate reeling from a loss. But you know how employees dislike being told how much they should kick in. Besides, many people can’t afford what you may think is an affordable contribution. What to do? Get a large manila envelope and tape a sheet of paper stating the collection reason, a routing list of names and a note saying: “Any contribution amount is welcome and appreciated.” Then just make do with what’s in the envelope when it’s returned to you. Employees will appreciate your consideration of their own personal financial situations.

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