Posts tagged fabulous for work

How Investing in Employees’ Health and Well-Being Is Great for Business

Right now, we’re all thinking about what we can do to keep our health and well-being in peak condition. The wellness of your employees may not have always been at the forefront of your mind—it’s okay! We’re not judging—but you may find yourself wondering now what you can do to keep your company’s most valuable assets healthy and safe. Up to this point, your focus…

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The Surprising Hidden Costs of Employees Calling in Sick to Work

Sick leave is getting a lot of attention in the media right now. It’s a vital workplace service that keeps businesses running smoothly and safely, especially during times like these. Gone are the tropes of lazy employees calling in sick to work for a few extra hours of shuteye; now, sick days are serious business. They’re also expensive. According to the American Institute of Stress,…

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5 Team Bonding Activities That Will Bring out the Best in Your Workforce

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a sea change in workplace culture not seen since the Industrial Revolution. In just a few weeks, we’ve had to entirely rethink not just how we work, but how we work together, even when we’re apart. And we’re also beginning to see that many of the changes we’re making—from improving the work-life balance to using team bonding activities to bring…

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How to Make Big Workplace Transformations With Small Behavior Changes

Aristotle once said that we are what we repeatedly do. We may often feel out of control of our habits—especially around office birthday cake—but we are the masters of our behavior, not the other way around. And because of that truth, we’re capable of changing our behavior when we discover a habit that no longer suits us. It isn’t always easy but behavior change is…

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How to Avoid High Turnover by Putting Workers First

High turnover is rapidly becoming a problem for business owners. Turnover rates are increasing and are now almost 30 percent annually. When you factor in the financial burden of having to recruit and train new talent, plus the time and productivity lost getting new hires up to scratch, turnover can be seriously costly to your business. But there’s also a cultural cost to your company,…

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How Lack of Motivation Can Cost Your Company

The alarm rings and you’re already feeling sluggish. Oh no, you think, it’s a new day. It’s normal to feel this lack of motivation once in a while. You may have also noticed a serious dip in pep or productivity among your colleagues at work. Maybe it’s temporary but, if steps aren’t taken to reduce stress at work and help your workers get their motivational…

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What Is the Pomodoro Technique and How Does It Boost Your Productivity?

When Francesco Cirillo first invented the pomodoro technique as a university student in the 1980s, he probably didn’t realize that he’d started a time management revolution that we’d still be talking about today. But, in fact, Cirillo managed to tap into a productivity method that works seamlessly with the natural ebb and flow of our attention. And, as our attention spans naturally grow shorter by…

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Dressing for Success Is Real! 4 Tips on How to Win at Work

We’ve all heard the saying before: The clothes make the man! But aside from being a touch outdated—surely the clothes would make a person of any gender—don’t be so quick to roll your eyes. As it turns out, that timeless adage “dress for success” might be more on the money than you might think. What we wear does directly influence not just how other people…

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Hidden Expenses Your HR Department Can Fix

Just like an indulgent daily latte or those impulse purchases at the check-out line of the grocery store, hidden expenses have a way of stealing your money from right under your nose and can leave us scratching your heads when it’s time to balance your company’s budget each month. Even when it seems like you’re doing everything right, the numbers just aren’t adding up. What’s…

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