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...

Hoarders in the Office? Address the Mess

  • August 24, 2011

Hoarding may get your employees a spot on reality TV, but it could damage the professional image of workers—and hurt their chances at a promotion, recent surveys...

Keep the workplace running like clockwork

  • May 31, 2011

Whether your office has sophisticated scheduling software, day planners for everyone or no formal calendar management at all, a few visual reminders can keep everyone...

Are you as organized as Bill Gates?

  • January 05, 2010

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates uses digital tools to get things done. No surprise there, but are you using any of his top tactics?

How long should we retain employee files?

  • June 01, 2009

Q. How long after employees have left should we retain their files? And if we shred the files, do we have to keep a record of employment date, termination date and any...