Dealing with annoying workplace behavior

Dealing with annoying workplace behavior

Workplace behavior involves more than just company rules and regulations. It includes those unwritten expectations that create a culture that leads to both high productivity and a pleasant work environment. It often seems, though, that even the best spot has…
How to successfully ask for a raise

How to successfully ask for a raise

Asking for a raise is scary for many of us, but with the right preparation and know how, it doesn’t have to be so intimidating. Research shows that many of us are uncomfortable negotiating salary or we’re afraid we’ll be…
affordable benefits

Affordable benefits that will inspire your team

Start-ups and small businesses can struggle with high costs of keeping talented employees. The best team members often want a significant benefits package including things such as substantial health insurance plans, sophisticated retirement plans and extended time off, but these…
how to prepare next sales manager

How to prepare your next sales manager

Hiring the right sales manager can be a make-or-break proposition for your small business. Quite often, you might have to promote an existing salesperson to prevent the defection of a top producer. Here are some helpful guidelines for preparing one…
13 creative home office desk ideas

13 creative home office desk ideas

Whether you just made the decision to work from a home office or you’ve been working from home for decades, one of the most important fixtures in your home workspace is your desk. The right desk creates an aesthetic that…