Office spring cleaning–Plan now!

  • February 24, 2014

It’s time to open your planner and designate one day next month to refresh the entire workplace, throw out the clutter and rejuvenate office spirit. Here are...

Find focus in a workplace without walls

  • January 28, 2014

If your open office is driving you crazy and damaging your productivity, columnist and workplace expert Anita Bruzzese has advice to help you draw lines and train your...

Why you need 2 break-room bulletin boards

  • November 07, 2013

Does your workplace have one large bulletin board in the break room? Perhaps the note asking “If anyone found a pair of sunglasses, please return them to Deb in...

Is it time to rethink an open-space office?

  • November 05, 2013

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...

Organizing your social media message

  • August 22, 2013

Sending a consistent message on social media requires an organized plan, a calendar of what you will communicate on each channel on a weekly or monthly basis. Some...

A great way to organize email is Categories

  • May 24, 2013

Set up categories in Outlook by using the Categorize button in the Tags group, and choose All Categories. If you like, you can assign a keyboard shortcut to make it...

Planning and executing a flawless event

  • May 02, 2013

Great corporate events, the ones where everything goes well and everyone has a good time, don’t just happen. They’re always the result of plenty of hard work...

New ways to organize your business cards

  • August 23, 2012

As mobile technology advances, so does the art of networking. New mobile apps allow business professionals the opportunity to obtain and organize their business contacts...

Does your cubicle say ‘professional’?

  • July 25, 2012

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...

Better office spaces in 5 easy steps

  • May 31, 2012

Environmental psychologists know that sensory experiences impact the way we work. Here’s what they say: 1.  Keep red to a minimum....

Company Records: What to Keep, What to Dump

  • May 29, 2012

A records retention schedule ensures that an organization keeps the records it needs for operational, legal, fiscal or historical reasons, and then destroys them when...

Tips on managing someone else’s inbox

  • March 02, 2012

Keep on top of the boss’s or someone else’s inbox with these proven tips from the trenches: 1.  Avoid duplicating work to the extent that you...

Medical records: Do’s and don’ts

  • February 03, 2012

Medical records are among the most sensitive documents employers maintain in personnel files. They must be afforded the utmost protection, so no transgressions arise...