Solving Workplace Problems – The Slacker

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Solving Workplace Problems – The Slacker appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Scott Adams has given us the classic workplace slacker in Wally. You just finished reading Solving Workplace Problems - The Slacker ! The post Solving Workplace Problems – The Slacker appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk Wally not only excels at dodging work, he flaunts it.

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Axios on The Rise of "Third Workplaces"

Small Business Labs

  And as is covered in the Axios article The Rise of "Third Workplaces" , the shift to remote work is not just a binary choice between your home and your office.    The idea of a third workplace is also not new. 

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Creating a Workplace Health Model

Small Business CEO

You don’t have to be a major company to offer health education classes, set up a workplace health model.… … The post Creating a Workplace Health Model appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Management health and safety workplace health model

How Businesses Can Avoid Workplace Retaliation

Small Business CEO

When an employer punishes an employee for exercising their rights, this is known as workplace retaliation. Workplace retaliation can happen for a variety of reasons, but sexual harassment and racial accusations are two of the most common.

2021 82

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

Making the Workplace More Comfortable

Small Business CEO

This article focuses on some of the healthy options you can implement at your workplace to boost employee comfort. … The post Making the Workplace More Comfortable appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Economy & Environment Management workplace design

2021 86

Combat Workplace Burnout by Setting Better Boundaries

Success

In some workplaces, putting in 70 hours a week is more likely to earn you bragging rights than a concerned call from your manager. People are quitting their jobs in droves to escape the suffocating pressure of the workplace.

2021 90

A Guide to Decorating a Corporate Workplace

Small Business CEO

… The post A Guide to Decorating a Corporate Workplace appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Management corporate workplace decor workplace designWith some businesses you are always going to need an office.

2021 87

Tips for Women Re-entering the Workplace

On The Job

Traditionally, employment gaps on resumes have been a source of concern to hiring managers. Some recruiters assumed that people with resume gaps might be bad employees or undesirable — and therefore unhireable — for some other reason.

2021 130

7 Ways to Create A Productive Workplace

Productivity Bits

In order to achieve an efficient workplace for your company, you should build the morale and productivity of your employees. Here are some guidelines on creating a productive workplace environment. If you''re not reading this from Productivity Bits - Smart Productivity and GTD Hacks , please read the original post here 7 Ways to Create A Productive Workplace. GTD Hacks Productivity GTD improve productivity at workplace increase office productivity office hacks

2014 164

Is Your Workplace Toxic?

On The Job

Is your workplace toxic? There are several ways to combat toxicity in your workplace: 1. Finally, don't forget that you can't let workplace toxicity dominate your life. A survey of 9,000 tech workers by Blind finds that more than half of those surveyed believe they are indeed working in a toxic environment.

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Diversity in the Workplace

Productivity Bits

D iversity in the workplace helps the success and competitiveness of an organization by allowing the embrace of various ideas, ways of thinking and backgrounds. Workplace diversity means embracing the many gender, race, ethnic group, personality, age, work style and educational backgrounds found within a company’s workforce. Organizations that manage workplace diversity in a positive way and foster a workplace that is positive prove to be more successful.

2011 133

Bonnie’s Workplace 2021 Wish List

Bonnie Low-Krayman

Silence is the enemy of fixing what is broken in our workplace. This includes workplace bullying and discrimination and career progression, to name just three. The time has come for collaboration and open communication between all the constituencies of our workplace.

2021 52

4 Workplace Must-Haves

Small Business CEO

… The post 4 Workplace Must-Haves appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Management pandemic workplaceThe COVID-19 health crisis has made it a bit of a challenge for many offices to open up safely.

2020 52

Workplace Basics

The Small Business Blog

Great post by Dr. Marla Gottschalk via LinkedIn on how employee engagement inside the business is a two way street. We often discuss the importance for companies to engage their employees, but what when this is a one way street? It leads to misunderstands and ultimately to getting fired – this is entirely avoidable! Employment HR workforce

2013 145

Does Your Workplace Have Unconscious Biases?

On The Job

In the workplace, this has become a cause for concern as employers worry that such biases can lead to multiple problems – problems such as poor hiring decisions, a lack of innovation or discrimination. It’s estimated there are more than 150 identified types of unconscious bias.

2019 130

Ep 108: Jennifer Brown on Creating Inclusive Workplaces

Go Burrows

In this episode, Jennifer talks about working with a fully remote team, email management from the executive’s perspective, and how executive assistants can help cultivate an inclusive workplace.

2021 81

How to be an ally in the workplace: 13 ways to do it

Ideas.Ted

In the remote workplace, people may turn off their video because they aren’t engaged, don’t have a home environment they want to show on video, feel excluded, or are burned out from inequities and exclusion.

2021 88

Why do Workplaces Need Clean Bathroom Partitions?

Small Business CEO

In high-traffic areas like workplaces, a well-sanitized bathroom with clean bathroom partitions can go a long way. Before we go over the list of reasons why workplaces need clean bathrooms and partitions, let’s find out the difference between disinfecting and cleaning first.

2021 76

How to Overcome Stress in the Workplace

Productivity Bits

We encounter stress on a daily basis especially in our workplace. It is also a relief to have someone to talk to about what you are feeling especially in your workplace. Blogging your feelings especially about your workplace can also help someone in need or who is in the same situation as you are. Blogging Personal Development Productivity blogging fighting stress stress management workplace stress writing

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Tactfully Voicing Your Opinion In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

We all experience this in the workplace. The post Tactfully Voicing Your Opinion In The Workplace appeared first on Office Dynamics. Admin Assistant Training Assertive Attitude Career Management Communication Skills Difficult People Interpersonal Skills Motivators Professional Image Self Development Stress Management administrative assistant administrative professional adminskills career advice communication executive assistant Monday Motivators voice your opinion workplace

2017 145

10 Conversations That Can Transform Your Workplace

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 10 Conversations That Can Transform Your Workplace appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. I’ll bet there’s plenty of conversation in your workplace — about today’s tasks, about that rush order, about that sudden snag, about the project that should have been done yesterday. But do you and your colleagues ever step off the task treadmill and talk about the workplace itself? What is your biggest complaint about the workplace?

2014 168

4 Ways Smartphones Can Increase Workplace Safety

Office Dynamics

Social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest can also be used to boost workplace safety. The post 4 Ways Smartphones Can Increase Workplace Safety appeared first on Office Dynamics. Admin Assistant Training Executive Blog Productivity Technology Trending Workplace Tools communication communication tools documentation Facebook increase safety productivity smartphones social media technology twitter workplace safety workplace technology

2016 106

5 Ways To Build Better Workplace Relationships

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 5 Ways To Build Better Workplace Relationships appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Building good workplace relationships requires the same approach and commitment as building any other relationship. It takes effort to build workplace relationships: Here are 5 tips that can help: Take time to try to understand others. Workplace Relationships? How to handle workplace relationships. Do You Trust Your Workplace Relationships?

2013 157

5 Ways to Fix Workplace Drama

On The Job

If you feel like your workplace has more drama than an episode of "Grey's Anatomy," it may be time to think about how such turmoil affects your career and whether you need to make some changes in your own behavior. Workplace drama can come in many different forms, from the gossiping colleague to the co-worker who yells (or cries) when under stress. If workplace drama is becoming an issue in your organization, then it's time to: Stop jumping to conclusions.

2018 141

How to Respond to Workplace Conflict

Office Dynamics

However, Monday is the perfect time to talk about workplace conflict because we all have to deal with it. Share you questions or comments regarding workplace conflict for Joan below. The post How to Respond to Workplace Conflict appeared first on Office Dynamics. You might think talking about conflict is not very motivating, especially to kick off the week. I’m not referring to full-blown, yelling at each other.

2016 117

The Benefits of Chair Massage Therapy in the Workplace

Productivity Bits

And since stress can cause significant damage to workplace productivity, and the workplace is inherently stressful, a smart employer can put two-and-two together and realize that massage therapy is more than a worthwhile investment. Workplace massage therapy programs are convenient, primarily because they require an employee to be removed from work-related activities for a rather short duration of time, and they produce immediate and positive results.

2011 215

How to Prioritize Workplace Safety

Small Business CEO

There’s no doubt that workplace injuries are likely to happen anywhere, whether you are working at an office building or a construction site. Here are some of the best approaches to ensuring workplace safety for your small business.… … The post How to Prioritize Workplace Safety appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Management workplace safety

2019 64

How can assistants add value in the workplace?

Practically Perfect PA

The moral of the story is that assistants have a huge amount of skills and can add value in a number of areas within the workplace, we just need to have the confidence to promote ourselves. During the conference, we will have a session on confidence in the workplace, but let’s look at areas assistants can add value. The post How can assistants add value in the workplace? Firstly, happy New Year! Last year was a mixed bag wasn’t it?!

2017 173

The Psychological Effects of Cleanliness in the Workplace

Eco-Office Gals

The physical and psychological effects of an unhygienic workplace can be debilitating for staff and visitors. If you want clients to respect your business, and your staff to confidently approach their duties with high morale, you need to ensure your workplace is clean and hygienic. Various environments were studied and the workplace stood out significantly. Staff entering a disorganised and cluttered workplace feel like they are doing an obstacle course on a daily basis.

2014 201

WELL Building Standard V2: Designing Healthy Workplaces

Small Business CEO

… The post WELL Building Standard V2: Designing Healthy Workplaces appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

2021 71

The Importance of a Positive Workplace Culture to Enable High Performance

Productivity Bits

The environment or culture within a workplace has a lot to do with how well or how bad the performance of the employees is. It is up to this person to set a workplace culture that the employees can benefit from. In workplaces, where it is seen that the employees and the employer have an equal amount of respect for each other, and for the way that the other works, the level of productivity within that firm is remarkably higher. GTD Hacks Productivity positive workplace

2017 126

Opposites Attract: 3 Benefits of Having 2 Bosses In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

The post Opposites Attract: 3 Benefits of Having 2 Bosses In The Workplace appeared first on Office Dynamics. Admin Assistant Training Interpersonal Skills Mgr/Asst Team Multiple Managers administrative assistant assistant challenges in the workplace conflict executive assistant guest blog Huemor perspective professional development supporting multiple managers working with multiple bosses workplace productivity

2016 193

How to Start a Workplace Garden

Eco-Office Gals

Although you may have never heard of it, workplace gardening has become increasingly popular over the past decade or so. A workplace garden can also provide a sense of wellness among employers and employees, as the emphasis on healthy living is quite strong these days. Starting a workplace garden requires planning, time, and effort between all involved. A small plot of land near a parking lot, or even a roof can make an acceptable place for a workplace garden.

2011 211

Five Ways to Deal with Workplace Changes Positively

Office Dynamics

Change in the workplace is often very difficult to embrace. When they have to deal with workplace changes, it can become the perfect source of employee complaints and disgruntled comments. It can be extremely challenging to deal with workplace changes and support an issue that you don’t know very much about or don’t believe in. The post Five Ways to Deal with Workplace Changes Positively appeared first on Office Dynamics.

2017 117

Study: Workplace Incivility is Contagious

On The Job

Every workplace has at least one -- that snarky employee who is rude and has a ready put-down for any colleague unlucky enough to interact with him or her. It's estimated that workplace incivility has doubled over the last 20 years and comes at a price: the average annual impact on companies is $14,000 per employee due to loss of production and work time.

2016 122

Effective Office Tips for a Greener Workplace

Eco-Office Gals

If your answer’s yes, then check out the following few office tips that will help you create a greener workplace. #1: Banning disposable plastic cups from the workplace (along with the paper ones) will help you make an impact in your own way and be a stronger part of the green revolution. Making your office greener this way is the most natural and effective way to be eco-friendly at the workplace. Post from: Eco-Office Gals Effective Office Tips for a Greener Workplace.

2013 171

Human rights in the workplace

The Small Business Blog

We’ve decided to look at human rights legislation in the workplace. Human rights are protected by the law and this also applies to the workplace too. In the UK your work-related human rights and freedoms are protected by provisions of… Read the full article here: Human rights in the workplace on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Today is Blog Action Day 2013 and the theme for this year is Human Rights.

2013 147

Research: Twitter Reveals Workplace Stress

On The Job

Any suggestions on how to combat workplace stress that you've found helpful Chances are, your stress level has gone up simply because it's Monday. You're not alone. A new study by Dr. Wei Wang at the University of Central Florida finds that tweets mentioning work stress were highest on Mondays, and start to slowly decline throughout the week. Researchers say there is a "Friday dip" for work stress and negative emotion.

How Businesses Can Promote Greater Workplace Safety

Small Business CEO

Promoting workplace safety should be a priority for any and all businesses. How Can a Business Make a Safer Workplace? … The post How Businesses Can Promote Greater Workplace Safety appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Management workplace safetyIt has been estimated by OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) that overall, businesses pay about a billion dollars a week in workers’ compensation.

2019 70