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Privacy calling: More ‘phone booths’ in open offices

01/25/2019
The trend toward open office design may help with collaboration and rent costs, but it eliminates any chance for privacy. That’s why more offices are installing office phone booths or “privacy pods.”

Management skills checklist: Which do you do well?

01/25/2019
The most effective managers demonstrate a very specific set of skills and behaviors in the workplace. New research by MindTools and the London Business School identified these core skills that the best managers master.

A 2020 view of employee-benefit tech trends

01/25/2019
Technology continues to put the power to manage benefits into employees’ hands. Here are three trends to watch for, according to a PlanSource, a cloud-based benefits administrator.

8 great HR & management trends for 2019

01/25/2019
Here are eight key workplace trends to plan for in 2019, according to David Hassell, CEO of performance management firm 15Five.

Become a better manager with this 15-minute daily habit

01/25/2019
A daily self-assessment practice may be the most impactful growth tool you can use to be a more effective, more fulfilled manager.

Simple ways to remove wordiness

01/23/2019
Follow these steps to remove word clutter from your messages.

Be helpful, not condescending

01/23/2019
A thin line exists between offering advice and being condescending. Follow this advice to make sure you aren’t the latter.

Reining in Cupid during office hours

01/23/2019
What can you do if you’re hit by cupid’s arrow at work? Follow these rules to avoid a messy situation.

Where to focus safety efforts to avoid most costly injuries?

01/17/2019
Workplace injuries cost U.S. businesses $1 billion each week in workers’ compensation costs.

Flu could cost employers $17 billion this season

01/15/2019
While it is difficult for the CDC to predict flu severity, the staffing firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas estimates absences due to influenza could cost employers more than $17 billion in lost productivity this season.