“Boss” Redefined: What Makes a Great Modern Business Leader?

By | February 16th, 2018|Collaboration in the workplace, Company Culture, Employee Communications, Executive Leadership, Management Advice|

It’s been said that 75 percent of U.S. employees leave their job because of issues with superiors or bosses.  Decades ago, when hearing the term “boss,” many would associate the word with a seemingly strict, or even intimidating, individual who simply gives out orders at [...]

What Should Employees Never Discuss at Work?

By | February 16th, 2018|Career Advice, Company Culture, Employee Communications, Workplace Issues|

There is a marked difference between tiptoeing around an office of eggshells and being blatantly, even obnoxiously, offensive. In most cases, that line is pretty wide and not terribly difficult to manage. Granted, there are certain areas where words get muddled or a misunderstanding occurs, however, [...]

How Soft Skills in Business Impact Employability

By | February 16th, 2018|Career Advice, Career Development, Employee Communications|

The Skills You Need While it’s most likely you have heard the term “soft skills” mentioned in today’s job market, it’s quite possible you haven’t explored exactly all it encompasses. According to the Collins English Dictionary, soft skills are the “desirable qualities for certain forms of employment that [...]

Proactive Ways to Deal With Challenging Colleagues

By | February 16th, 2018|Employee Communications, Human Resources, Workplace Issues|

An important part of life is learning to adapt to some of the more difficult tendencies and idiosyncrasies of others. While in our personal life, we have the freedom to surround ourselves with individuals with whom we find ourselves most compatible; it is the workplace where [...]

Tips for Being a Great Coworker

By | February 16th, 2018|Company Culture, Employee Communications, Workplace Issues|

What constitutes a great work environment? We know that the morale of a company is often initiated by its overall culture and management techniques; yet, how can coworkers create positive sentiments among one another? While there is a vast amount of information available on how [...]

6 Tips for Explaining Your Technical Job to Non-Tech Individuals

By | November 27th, 2017|Career Development, Employee Communications, Technology|

If you are one of the approximate 7.3 million U.S. workers employed in the tech industry, you have likely been called upon to describe the details of your job to an individual who may not have the technical savvy or expertise to understand exactly what [...]

Corporate Vision: How to Communicate Your Ideas to Team Members

By | October 11th, 2017|Employee Communications, Executive Advice|

When deliberating upon factors most conducive to a successful business, there are few points more meaningful than that of effective communication. This is far from a new subject, even in conventional business circles; however, we believe that as standards and expectations rise with an executive through [...]

Improving Your Small-Talk Skills in Professional Situations

By | August 2nd, 2017|Career Development, Employee Communications, Networking|

In business, we will often find ourselves in circumstances where we must conjure up pleasant, void-filling conversation with individuals we hardly know.  These are folks we would not normally find ourselves connecting with in everyday life, and we can struggle to interact because we don’t [...]

Qualities Shared By Successful Teams According to Google™

By | July 26th, 2017|Collaboration in the workplace, Employee Communications, Executive Advice, Team building|

For those unfamiliar, Project Aristotle was a recent research initiative launched by Google with the purpose of understanding why certain working groups flourish and others do not quite make the grade. Leading the endeavor, was Google’s Director of People Analytics (HR), Abeer Dubey, who was quite motivated [...]

Five Simple Ways To Stand Out in the Workplace

By | July 22nd, 2017|Career Development, Employee Communications|

You may be surprised to know that even small actions can get us noticed at work.  You may already be a diligent, dedicated employee who makes efficient use of your time, but perhaps you haven’t reached the ranks of the high-achieving innovators and pacesetters. Alternatively, [...]