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Flextime: It’s What Today’s Employees Want

Although the concept of flexible working hours has been around since the 1970s, it was rare for employees to be able to take advantage of them then.…

When Going the Extra Mile is Going Too Far

We’re told throughout our lives – especially once we begin our careers – that “going the extra mile” is the road to excellence. The way to shine…

Corporate Social Responsibility: What It Is and Why It Matters

Whether it’s by participating in charitable events, encouraging employee volunteering, or contributing to a cleaner environment, companies that take on socially responsible roles are…

The Importance of Shared Values for a Fulfilling Company Culture

Workplace values are the guiding principles that are most integral to the way a company works. These deeply held principles enable companies to choose between the right and wrong ways of working,…

Why Humor is Key to Workplace Happiness – and Career Success

The value of (appropriate!) humor at work is impossible to overstate. It makes us more likeable and trustworthy, fosters our creativity, defuses tense situations, facilitates communication, and can even…

Turn Off That Computer. Put Down That Phone. Read A Book. Today.

While connectivity is one of the great blessings of our era, constant connectivity can be a curse. Statistics from the Pew Research…

Enjoy work, enjoy life, enjoy sharing.