Category: Office Life

Boomerang Hires – More Than Just A Passing Fad!

If you haven’t already experienced a few “Boomerang Hires,” the odds are excellent that in the months ahead, you will.  If you’re not yet familiar with the term, here’s a quick primer on what it means, and more significantly, why it matters to your company. Back in the good old days when Baby Boomers dominated […]

Simple Strategies For Reducing Stress

Stress can kill.  Most people know that, but what fewer people understand is that long before it reaches the point where it can kill you or cause serious physical harm, stress can begin to impact your life and your performance at work. When you feel anxious, your concentration will decrease and you’ll have difficulty staying […]

Make Employee Retirement Parties Memorable!

It’s always a bittersweet occasion when one of your long serving employees retires, and if you’re like most managers or business owners, you want to mark the occasion with a party.  Retirement parties are a different sort of celebration though.  Sure, over the course of a given year, you might throw birthday parties, holiday parties, […]

Employee Stress Is Probably Costing You More Than You Realize

Just about everyone has heard horror stories about how stressed the American worker is.  If you’re a business owner, perhaps you believe that your employees are exempt.  That stress doesn’t impact them because, after all, you’ve created a great company and an exceptional work environment, right? Unfortunately, the numbers don’t lie, and your employees are […]

Employees Are On The Move Again – Are You Ready To Deal With A Surge In PTO?

It is finally happening.  We’ve officially turned the corner on the pandemic and life is beginning to return to something close to normal.  Unfortunately, the way that the past year has played out has planted a ticking bomb inside almost every company still in business. Think about it:  All during the past year, while employees […]

Deconstructing the Onboarding Process

Onboarding.  It’s a term almost every business owner is familiar with but what does it actually mean?  What constitutes a good, complete onboarding process and why does it matter to your company?  Those are fair questions and in this article, we’ll take a closer look in hopes of demystifying the onboarding process. Let’s start with […]

Identify The Core Strengths of Your Team Members

Identifying the core strengths of members of your team can be a real challenge.  After all, if you simply ask the question “what do you regard as your biggest strengths and weaknesses?” you put your employee on the spot.  It’s an uncomfortable question and you can’t necessarily rely on the information you get. The question […]

Creating A Culture of Kindness

What’s your company’s culture like?  Do you have a culture of kindness?  Do your employees feel that the workplace you have created is accepting and inviting?  Do your employees enjoy coming to work every day? If your employees don’t enjoy coming to work every day and you haven’t built a culture of kindness in your […]

Beautify Your Space With These Art Pieces

Do you have any art in your office?  If not, you’re missing an important opportunity!  Artwork is more than just a decoration, although well chosen artwork will certainly serve to beautify your workplace. The right art does much more than that, however.  Studies have shown that artwork improves moral and increases productivity, but what exactly […]

Different Types of Art for the Workplace

One of our best selling product categories is art. Motivational artwork takes a variety of different forms and we’ve got a vast selection to choose from, so no matter what your tastes and preferences are, and no matter what your budget might be, we’ve got selections you’re sure to love. Broadly speaking, our art falls […]