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7 Fun Virtual Christmas Activities for Remote Teams

According to a Gartner survey, 74% of CFOs intend to keep about 5% of their on-site workers in permanent remote positions even after COVID-19. With more teams working from home, more employees expect an online Christmas office party this year. Alright, we know that you’re cringing at the thought of another Zoom event. However, we […]

How to Handle Employee No Call, No Shows

What happens when an employee fails to show up for work and has not made efforts to call in or notify you of their absence? It can be frustrating to employers, supervisors, HR managers, as well as their colleagues who know they’ll have to cover an extra shift. It also puts the management in a […]

Bored at Home? Here Are 12 Productive Things You Can Do!

The pandemic has forced most of us to remain at home, which has been debilitating to our lifestyle. Indeed, the changes in our daily routines have been quite challenging. After months of being cooped up in the house, we see that our lives have become mundane and repetitive. A recent survey conducted by OnePoll revealed […]

15 Life-Changing and Simple Healthy Living Tips that All Busy People Should Know

What is healthy living? If you want to live longer and achieve a life free of frequent illness, stress, and fast aging, then you need to incorporate healthy living into your life. The problem, however, is that while we all want that for ourselves, it’s not an easy feat to accomplish. You’ve probably tried to […]

How to Measure Productivity to Improve Employee Efficiency

Do you know how to measure the productivity of employees? Perhaps this is one of the age-old concerns of managers and business owners. It can be challenging to assess how productive an organization is, especially if we’re talking about a service-based company. Nonetheless, productivity is a crucial factor in determining the efficiency of employees and […]

Your Mindset Is Everything If You Want to Achieve Success

“Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” -Napoleon Hill Does your success or failure depend on what you believe about yourself? Well, according to Carol Dweck, Stanford University professor of psychology, it does. In her research, Dweck explained that a person’s beliefs can impact their motivation and determine whether they’ll achieve their […]

Understanding the 4 Phases of the Project Management Life Cycle

Project management is more than just organizing meetings, assigning a few tasks, and reminding the team about the deadline. It takes a lot of work to successfully complete a project. Naturally, the entire process can seem overwhelming.  To make the work more manageable, project managers use a tried and tested four-step framework, known as the […]

19 Areas for Employees to Improve Themselves

As young career-driven individuals, one question we ask often is, “What areas of improvement should we consider?” While looking for ways to progress in our chosen careers and paths, we continuously seek new skills to learn. This is because we want to become better individuals capable of competing successfully in any important field in which […]

What Is Human Resource Management? Scope, Objectives, and Importance

All organizations, regardless of the industry, have one thing in common: human resources. These are the individuals who make up the workforce of a business, company, or organization. Also known as manpower, labor, or personnel, human resources play a pivotal role in the success of an organization. However, you must capture the loyalty of hundreds […]

14 Best Sites Like Udemy for Instructors to Sell Online Courses

Udemy is a popular and trusted online marketplace for e-learners and course sellers as well. Unfortunately, the platform has its share of cons, which might discourage users from choosing its services. Luckily, there are more than a handful of websites like Udemy you can choose from for professional online courses. Do you have a boatload […]

The Top 6 Ways Your Employees Can Cheat Your Time Tracker

When the COVID-19 pandemic came in full swing, millions of employees were forced to work from home. Naturally, companies tried to look for ways to ensure that their remote team members were not loafing around. Within weeks, the demand for employee monitoring software surged. While many questioned the thorny privacy issues that came with the […]

Employee Attrition Vs. Employee Turnover: What’s the Difference?

When a staff member leaves, it’s sad. When a number of them leave, it’s a concern, not only for your company, but also your company’s reputation.  Why’s that? The rate at which employees leave an organization points to a deeper problem within the organization. What’s more, it means that change is imminent. You see, any […]

What Are the Sunday Blues, and How Do You Shake Them Off?

As soon as you finish eating lunch on Sunday, that gloomy feeling of impending doom starts to creep in. Even if you’ve been having the best weekend, that dark cloud descends, covering your entire being. You feel like time is speeding up, and the blues set in. What you’re feeling is, as experts would call […]

Feeling Stuck, Hopeless, and Lost? Here Are 8 Powerful Ways to Free Yourself

Are you stuck in a rut, not knowing what you want anymore? Do you feel like you’ve lost your ability to thrive? If so, you are not alone. It happens to all of us at some point in our lives – even to the most charismatic people you know, like celebrities. That feeling of hopelessness […]