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Is Your Office Too Cold? When It Comes to the Thermostat, Things Are Getting Heated

Perhaps you’ve heard rumblings about the existence of a season called “women’s winter.” The scenario goes something like this: summer is in full swing and …

Dodging the Workplace Snack Attack

Damn, did ol’ Bagsy Boonswagler from accounting bring in that delicious Oreo pie again? Hey, you can’t blame him. It isn’t just Bagsy who’s contributing …

Are Microchips the Future for a Global Workforce?

Ever get bored of the workplace routine? You commute to work, walk into a building, go through security, swipe a nametag, log onto a computer, …

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Turns Over the Money to Charity

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has recently been under political fire for doubling down on a corporate tax policy. Members of the opposing Labor Party …

When Slack Went Down, did Productivity Go Up?

As you probably heard, or suffered yourself, Slack was down for about four hours on June 27th, the latest in a series of short-term outages this year. Sorry if you had to read the …

A Quitting Bonus? Amazon’s “Pay to Quit” Policy Explained

“Please don’t take this offer” reads the first line of Amazon’s “Pay to Quit” proposition. The rest of the page explains how current Amazon warehouse …

5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Employment Brand

In the mid 1990’s, people were talking about employment brands (EB). Mark Hornung, now the Director of Employment Branding at Teradata, was arguably the first. …

5 Completely Ineffective Leadership Styles (and How to Fix Them)

Real-life Leaders, Their Shortcomings, and How They Overcame Them “A business owner has to realize that, as the saying goes, ‘A skunk stinks from the …

7 Signs Your Employees Hate You

If Employee Retention & Productivity is Down, Maybe It’s You and Not Them Let’s face it: knowing whether our employees love us or hate us …

The 9 Worst Types of Employees

Figure Out Which of Your Employees Are Causing a Problem Interested in good employee morale, team chemistry, and improved retention. Then you’d better realize your …