Category: Office Life

How to Successfully Onboard a New Employee

Onboarding.  Most people have at least some intuitive understanding of what it is, but the statistics are clear.  It’s something that a staggering 88% of companies don’t do very well, and yet, improvements in the onboarding process can improve employee retention by 82%.  In this article, we’ll help take some of the mystery out of […]

Beautify Your Office With These Pieces Of Art

Does your office look drab?  If you’ve got cream colored walls with nothing adorning them and corporate grey carpeting, it probably does.  Neutral office environments are uninviting, uninspiring and unmotivating. Investing in a few pieces of inspirational art for your walls is a great way to improve the aesthetic of your place of business, and […]

Building A Culture Of Kindness

Corporate culture is one of those squishy, amorphous terms that’s hard to nail down and even harder to quantify.  Your company, and by extension, your company’s culture is a living organism, and while everyone plays a role in developing and nurturing it, it’s something that starts at the top.  Your employees will take their cues […]

5 Effective Interview Questions To Ask Next Time You’re Hiring

Many business owners find themselves frustrated by the interview process.  Finding the right employee, with the skills you need and a personality that meshes well with your other employees can be a daunting task and most business owners feel that they’re basically winging it, groping toward a new hire and hoping for the best. A […]

What Makes A Great Employee Gift?

Do you have an employee recognition program?  If so, you’re certainly not alone.  Studies have repeatedly shown that such programs do wonders for employee morale, which decreases turnover rates and increases productivity, but there’s a catch:  That’s only true if you give gifts that are well-considered and appropriate to the employee you’re recognizing. Nobody appreciates […]

How Stress Is Hurting Your Business (And What You Can Do About It)!

Stress can kill, and unfortunately, stress in the workplace is all too common.  It has become a simple fact of life in most work environments where it impacts both the overall level of health and well-being of your employees and their productivity, which hurts your bottom line. The latest statistics on stress in the workplace […]

Five Things You Can Do Today To Improve Your Workplace

Today’s work environment can be stressful.  It can be notoriously difficult to find and strike the right balance between the demands of the workplace and the responsibilities of life outside of work.  While it’s true that there are a number of things you can do as a manager or business owner to help improve conditions […]

Great Graduation Gift Ideas For Your Co-Workers Or Employees

Graduation day is always a time for celebration.  Whether the graduate in question is an employee or a co-worker, it’s too important an occasion to let pass you by without some kind of recognition.  If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for the recent graduate, we’ve got some great ideas for you to consider […]

Our Bestselling Motivational Posters

Are you looking for a fantastic way to simultaneously spruce up the aesthetic of your office and boost morale and productivity?  If so, then look no further than our award-winning motivational posters.  There’s something for everyone here and a number of compelling messages that are sure to inspire.  Here’s a quick overview of the best […]

What To Do When A New Hire’s Don’t Work Out

No matter how robust your hiring process is, sometimes it happens.  You go through the applicants as carefully as you can, you ask pointed, hard-hitting interview questions and then, the employee you ultimately select just doesn’t quite measure up for one reason or another.  What do you do then?  Tips on making new employees successful […]