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A consultant who was running a daily meeting for 20 employees at an insurance company noticed that he had two ramblers taking his meetings off track. Solution? He brought chocolates into the meeting ... and trained the ramblers to stick to the agenda.
August is a slog. Forget the heat and humidity by organizing your Payroll tasks for the next four months.
Payroll usually doesn’t withhold income and FICA taxes from employees who receive restricted stock until the restriction lapses and the stock vests. Under Section 83(b), however, employees can opt to have taxes withheld currently, long before the restriction lapses. The IRS has now provided sample language for an 83(b) election.
Odds are, you’re wasting time. A Salary.com survey reveals that the average employee admits to wasting roughly two hours each workday. Top time-management advice from admin pros:
Nowadays, executives more often are meeting virtually, through instant messaging, video chat and other tools. Here's how to organize a virtual meeting, and prepare participants to get the most out of the session.
Inject some fitness into your summer by incorporating exercise into your workday ... Offer to be the “fresh eyes” for your boss and to sit in on important project meetings ... Compose email using this rule.
Does a smartphone make your job more productive and efficient? Is it worth making the switch from a “dumb” phone? The jury is nearly unanimous. Here’s what administrative professionals say:
To determine what’s most important, says time management expert Hyrum W. Smith, ask: “Why am I doing this?” “Should I really be doing this?” and “Do I want to do this?”
Most Americans judge their co-workers by how clean or dirty they keep their desks, says a survey by Adecco. It’s likely that you’re not the one suffering from disorganized habits, but your co-workers or boss may need help wrangling their desks into shape. Here are tips on streamlining a mess:
No need to quit your job and join the Peace Corps. These days, you can do “good” in the world no matter where you work. Three ways: