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Tips for a smooth office relocation

November 12, 2014
At some point, your office will likely need to pull up stakes and head out to unexplored territory, moving the staff and everything else—whether it’s two doors down the same hallway, or across town in a shiny new complex with (finally!) sufficient parking. Your preparations will fall into two categories: (1) ticking off the absolutely-must-do’s and (2) solving the hidden issues that can trip up an otherwise orderly relocation.
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Your staff needs thinkers–but who are they?

November 12, 2014
How do you test to see if someone will be able to bring you fresh ideas and make you see your products and systems in ways that defy groupthink?
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Cutting costs? 5 steps for getting support from your staff

November 12, 2014
Here are five basic steps that can help leaders communicate cost-cutting decisions in a way that will help win staff support.
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Try these 1-minute strategies

November 12, 2014
Become a better office manager in about 60 seconds.
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Tips for holiday gift-giving

November 12, 2014
A year-end gift is a great way to show your staff how much you appreciate their hard work and dedication. But good intentions can quickly turn into sticky situations.
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14 interview questions that get to the heart of the candidate

October 8, 2014
Interviewing need not be tricky—but it does need to reveal character.
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Mandatory retirement: Is it ever legal?

October 8, 2014
Of course, you can’t give older workers a hard time so as to pressure them into leaving. You know that’s against the law. But could you maybe suggest—or even require—that they retire at a given age, say, 65 or 70? Nope. You can’t set any mandatory retirement age unless the people involved fall into one of five very limited categories.
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Strategies from your peers: On which day of the week do you like to start a new employee and why?

September 15, 2014
Do you have a tip or tactic you would like to share with ­readers? Please email your response to editor@OfficeManagerToday.com along with your first name or initials. Answers may be edited for clarity and space.
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Your office copier: A security risk?

September 15, 2014
Before you sell, trade in or scrap your office copier, consider this: Copiers—especially the newer models—are in fact highly sophisticated computers that can be a security risk all on their own.
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No spare room for breast-pumping? Consider portable lactation station

September 15, 2014

Do you have a place where an employee can pump breast milk? If you don’t have a spare room or want to dodge the renovation costs of creating such a room, there is an alternative: a movable breast-pumping pod known as the Mamava Lactation Station.

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