The employee-retaining magic of doing good
April 10, 2018
As the labor market has tightened, employee benefits have evolved and companies have begun offering more robust and diverse financial perks as ways to hold on to valued staff. Corporate matching programs are a particularly popular benefit. These programs support philanthropy by allowing employees...
Five simple ways to update the office kitchen
April 2, 2018
Is your break room a drab, utilitarian place that’s used just to store lunches and warm up last night’s leftovers? Maybe it’s time to update your office kitchen. Forward-thinking companies are looking at the space as more of a “make-or-break” room. Why? Because the lunchroom is where employees all...
Telemedicine is changing the face of mental health treatment
March 27, 2018
The need to connect patients with faraway doctors used to be a hallmark of only the most remote jobs—astronauts and researchers at the Antarctic research station, for instance. Telemedicine arose naturally out of the combination of irreplaceable, highly skilled staff and the inability to physically...
Six best practices for employee onboarding
March 9, 2018
On Monday, Greg rides the bus into town. It’s his first day at his new job. When he shows up at the office, the front door is locked. Greg finds another entrance and sees someone hurrying down the hallway inside. He knocks on the door to get her attention. “Excuse me! This is my first day, would...
Leave donation policies are the newest thing in PTO
March 9, 2018
For decades, vacation and paid time off (PTO) policies for most U.S. companies have been calcified into an immutable system, with only a few deviations. Basically, a certain number of accrued hours off are separated into vacation days, sick days, and personal leave days (although in 1993, a new...
How to stand out in a sea of applicants
March 6, 2018
You’ve done your research, narrowed down your choices, and found the company you most want to work for. And after a long period of waiting and watching, that company has posted a job that perfectly matches your desires and qualifications. When your dream job is on the line, applying for it can be...
Leverage technology to help you sit less at work.
February 27, 2018
Know thyself. This ancient Greek saying underpins a whole school of philosophy, but for those of us trying to get healthy, its meaning boils down to this: if you know your own foibles, it’s much easier to develop ways to outsmart your bad habits and support your good intentions. For instance: some...
Nourish your business relationships for career success.
February 20, 2018
These days, work just doesn’t seem to confine itself to work hours. We check emails in the evening and engage in professional development on the weekends. But even with all the extra time we put in, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the assumption that we should be doing more to expand our business...
How 15 minutes can change your career
February 13, 2018
There you are, fresh out of college, degree in hand, wondering what’s next. Or maybe you’ve been there, done that, and you’re looking for a change. Whether you’re a young graduate searching for your first job or an experienced jobholder looking to switch careers, finding employment can be...
Ten ways to show your appreciation without breaking the office budget
February 6, 2018
Looking to make your team happy without breaking the budget? Sometimes the best things in life are pretty simple and low-cost. We did an informal poll of office workers to see what little perks were meaningful to them, and the results show that you don’t always have to think big to show your...

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The employee-retaining magic of doing good
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