Winter is coming—as are raging thermostat battles

September 20, 2018
A CareerBuilder survey found that 27% of office workers say their workplace is too hot and 19% say it’s too cold.
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Foster a culture of excellence

September 19, 2018
If you want your employees to excel, start by creating the right working environment, says Adam Witty, CEO of Advantage|ForbesBooks. Here are his top leadership tips for doing just that.
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Wedding invitation blues

September 14, 2018
Q. One of my workers sent me an invitation to her wedding. I really don’t want to go. I’m thinking that if I attend one employee’s wedding, I’ll be obligated to attend others’. What should I do? Just give a gift with regrets?
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Snapshot: Percentage of adults who use marijuana

August 28, 2018
Chances are, many of your employees occasionally or regularly use marijuana.
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Generate executable ideas

August 22, 2018
You want employees to share their ideas, even outlandish ones—but only if they stand a chance of working. Encourage employees to think through their ideas before they present them by answering these questions first.
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Communicate now to finish Q4 strong

August 22, 2018
With just four months left in 2018, now is a great time to inspire and motivate your team to finish on a strong note. There’s no better way to do that than with strong year-end communication. Use these tactics.
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Study: 1 in 4 workers will quit this year—here’s why

August 19, 2018
Turnover rates are expected to continue rising to record-high rates fueled by a number of economic, demographic and social factors. The good news for businesses is that most turnover is preventable.
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How to avoid a wrongful-discharge suit

August 15, 2018
How can you discharge or discipline an employee without ending up in court? Here are seven key tests of whether there was “just cause” for your action.
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What dangerous illusions lie in a job title?

August 7, 2018
An exotic job title can sound impressive, but when times get tight and heads are on the line, the people who keep their jobs are usually the ones who have been able to make others believe they’re in the trenches so deep that their loss would bring their department to a standstill. That’s when your […]
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Survey: 45% have gained weight in their current job

July 31, 2018
Is your current job making you fat? A new CareerBuilder survey finds that 57% of workers believe they are overweight, and 45% say they’ve gained weight at their present job.
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