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Could March Madness Boost Employee Morale in the Office?
By Chad Brooks | March 15, 2017

While March Madness could cost employers billions of dollars in lost productivity, it also serves as an opportunity to boost employee morale.

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Get Moving! 3 Ways to Stay Active in the Office
By Sammi Caramela | February 28, 2017

Sit at a desk all day? Here are a few ways to get moving and ward off the ill effects of a sedentary lifestyle.

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4 Workplace Issues That Make Your Employees Less Productive
By Sammi Caramela | February 28, 2017

Are your office policies and design hurting your team? A new study revealed the top four workplace issues impacting productivity.

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4 Common Business Meeting Mistakes to Avoid
By Nicole Fallon | January 03, 2017

Are employees checking their phones or falling asleep during your meetings? You might be making one of these engagement-killing mistakes.

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10 Workplace Trends You'll See in the Future
By Chad Brooks | January 02, 2017

Big Data, remote employee management and healthier and more diverse workforces are among the top workplace trends for 2016.

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Toxic Co-Worker Test: How to Identify and Avoid Them
By Nicole Fallon | November 14, 2016

Do you have a toxic co-worker or boss in your office? Here's how to set boundaries and keep them from limiting your potential.

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What is Your Body Language Telling Colleagues About You?
By Shannon Gausepohl | October 07, 2016

The way you carry yourself can affect others perception of you. Mind your body language for better work relationships.

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Greater Job Satisfaction Doesn't Always Equate to Increased Engagement
By Chad Brooks | August 31, 2016

According to Gallup, employee satisfaction is up in 10 out of 13 job aspects, including pay and flexibility. But are happy employees really more engaged?

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Social Media at Work: The New Normal
By Chad Brooks | June 24, 2016

A growing number of employees are using social media at work for both personal and professional reasons.

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How Much Does It Cost You to Go to Work?
By Chad Brooks | June 20, 2016

Employees spend more than $3,300 a year on costs related to going to work each day.

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4 Stress-Busting Tips from 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'
By Brittney Morgan | April 15, 2016

Feeling overwhelmed at work? Take a page from the book of Kimmy Schmidt and become unbreakable with these tips.

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Changing Careers? 4 Challenges of Starting Over
By Nicole Fallon | April 01, 2016

When you change careers, you're going to have to deal with being back at the bottom of the ladder again. Here's how to navigate potentially awkward situations in the workplace.

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Unhappy Employees? 4 Things That are Driving Them Crazy
By Nicole Fallon | March 04, 2016

What's making your employees hate their jobs? Here are the biggest workplace frustrations and how to remedy them.

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5 Simple, Proven Ways to Be a Better Co-Worker
By Brittney Morgan | February 11, 2016

Want to be a better co-worker? Here are five easy ways to improve your relationships in the office.

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Clean It Up! Being Productive at Work Starts with Organization
By Nicole Fallon | August 05, 2015

Is a disorganized office hurting your productivity? Here are some tips to help you clean up the clutter, both in your workspace and on your devices.

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Rude Behavior at Work Is Contagious ... And Bad for Business
By Chad Brooks | July 17, 2015

Not only is rude workplace behavior unpleasant for employees, it's also bad for business.

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23 Inexpensive Secret Santa Gift Ideas for Co-Workers
By Brittney Morgan | July 01, 2015

Find the perfect gift for a co-worker or holiday gift exchange party with this collection of Secret Santa gift ideas all priced at $20 or less.

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5 Simple Scientific Ways to Love Your Job More
By Brittney Morgan | June 26, 2015

Hate your job or dread doing certain tasks? Here are five scientifically proven ways to be happier at work.

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Socializing With Work Friends Is Good for Business
By Chad Brooks | April 27, 2015

Mixing business with pleasure is good for the bottom line.

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4 Big Issues Affecting Tomorrow's Workplace
By Nicole Fallon | April 22, 2015

The modern workplace is changing, and human resources departments will need to adjust their policies in the coming years to keep up.

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7 Fictional TV Bosses We Wish Were Real
By Brittney Morgan | March 05, 2015

What if you could work for your favorite TV character? Here are our favorite fictional bosses.

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Difficult Co-Worker? Don't Get Defensive
By Nicole Fallon | July 30, 2014

Don't get along with a certain colleague or boss? Here's how to make your working relationship less stressful.

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Creativity and Connectivity Key to Productive Workplace
By Business News Daily Editor | April 27, 2013

Creativity and beauty in the workplace encourage productivity and performance.

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10 Notorious Office Romances
By Chad Brooks | July 24, 2012

As many as 30 percent of office romances end in marriage. Many more, end in disaster. Here are some of the most famous – and infamous – office romances of all time.

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One in Three Workers Spends at Least an Hour a Day Shopping at Work
By Chad Brooks | December 22, 2011

What does your company do to restrict employee shopping?