When it comes to small talk, some people get it and some people don’t—or do they? Here are the five stages of conversational intelligence.
Good, bad or sluggish economy, there are valid reasons—mostly sustaining employee morale—to pay holiday bonuses. If your company will be doing so, now's the time for Payroll to plan for them.
Smart business people know it’s more profitable to keep existing customers than constantly having to find new ones. The same principle applies to employees.
It’s promotion time again, and again your boss passes you over and offers the promotion to a co-worker. But why? The reasons that your boss may be overlooking you for a promotion are simpler than you think.
Malware—any form of malicious or harmful coding—can include viruses, spyware, adware, nagware, trojans, worms and more recent PUPs and nasty code meant to take personal information from a person’s online accounts. What’s on the market to protect you:
More employers are pushing their workers to receive pay via debit cards. But not all employees want to be paid that way—and the law is often on their side.
Are you a good leader? Are you a good teammate? Would your teammates evaluate you the same way you evaluate yourself? Are you sure? To find out, take this self-audit.
Managers have a responsibility to address others’ concerns in an effective, considerate way. Six things to avoid saying at all costs:
Open-plan offices have grown in popularity for not only communication benefits, but economic factors. But a new study based on a survey of over 42,000 office workers in 303 office buildings finds no evidence to support this claim.
To develop a self-managing team, start by limiting your demands and requirements. Instead, pose open-ended questions so that the group can grapple with setting its own rules.