Reduce delivery fees

November 14, 2012
Here’s a tactic to trim supply costs while getting cooperative.
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Who needs their cuppa joe more?

November 14, 2012
By the numbers: Who relies more on coffee to stay productive—men or women?
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When is a demotion a good alternative to termination?

November 14, 2012

If you’re faced with an employee who isn’t a good fit with his or her current job, is termination the answer or is demotion a better alternative? The main factor is whether or not the employee is worth keeping around; however, a demotion will be more effective in some situations than others.

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Communication breakdown

November 14, 2012

U.S. workers were asked: How do you most like to communicate at work?

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Make your point calmly and quietly

November 14, 2012
It’s easy to get frustrated at work, but yelling won’t help you to get your point across. Here are tips for resolving problems in a productive way, from Amy Levin-Epstein at Forbes.com.
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Make New Year’s resolutions stick

November 14, 2012
Most of us don’t stick with resolutions, sadly. Here’s advice from the experts in turning your promises into habits.
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By the numbers

October 10, 2012
Is it OK to check your phone during meetings?
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Cellphones & texting laws: Are your workers in violation?

October 10, 2012
Talking on a hand-held cellphone while driving is banned in 10 states and the District of Columbia. Text messaging is banned for all drivers in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Here’s a map showing the states that have texting bans.
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Space heaters: 5 safety tips

October 10, 2012
Cold weather brings obvious risks to those who work outdoors. Less obvious: Cold indoor temperatures that cause employees to use space heaters. If your workplace allows space heaters, follow these precautions.
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Making telecommuting easy can increase productivity

October 10, 2012

The easier your organization makes it for its employees to access work files from home—or from anywhere outside of the office—the more time they will spend working before and after their scheduled hours.

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