Five Tips to Design a More Productive and Distraction-Free Workspace
Mar24

Five Tips to Design a More Productive and Distraction-Free Workspace

Most of us no longer work on a manufacturing assembly line, or even an office environment reliant on the movement of paper between employees. Instead, the modern worker is increasingly assigned high-touch projects to be completed our own computers which require lengthy uninterrupted periods of distraction-free work. Despite this, however, our physical office environments generally still closely resemble those more appropriate for a...

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Rapid Learning Tips from Tim Ferriss
Mar20

Rapid Learning Tips from Tim Ferriss

Tim Ferriss is a writer, investor, podcaster, and martial arts master. But above all else, he says he considers himself a teacher. When speaking with long-time friend and DonorsChoose founder Charles Best at SXSWedu, he was quick to brag about the many skills, languages, and behaviours he has learned that help him to stay at the top of his game. Tim has written a number of guidebooks for being awesome, including Tools of Titans and...

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4 Ways Managers Can Use Flowcharts to Be More Efficient
Feb24

4 Ways Managers Can Use Flowcharts to Be More Efficient

Management and flowcharts go hand in hand, I speak from experience. As a manager my responsibilities include organizing, directing and controlling the activities and resources of the company I work for. This entails constant decision-making, problem-solving and planning. And if you don’t know, these are the top 3 uses of flowcharts. Basically, a flowchart is a diagram that visualizes the sequence of a process or one that maps the flow...

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The How and Why of a Meaningful Workplace [Infographic]
Feb22

The How and Why of a Meaningful Workplace [Infographic]

Corporate Volunteering Corporate CSR programs provide both employees and the employers with a plethora of advantages and benefits. Employees are inspired and happier, while employers see these results increasing the bottom line. Check out the infographic below! To learn more visit Good Deeds Day on Facebook. About Good Deeds Day The team at Good Deeds Day have released this new infographic to help explain the importance of CSR...

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How To Manage a Remote Workforce
Feb13

How To Manage a Remote Workforce

Remote working is becoming increasingly common and, in some businesses, the entire workforce work remotely. This can have its advantages, including cutting the costs of leasing premises, but it does come with its share of challenges. When you manage a remote workforce, you need to be aware of the difficulties which may arise and make sure you have a plan in place to ensure your business is not adversely affected. These are some tips...

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How to Maximize Employee Performance Without Burnout
Feb13

How to Maximize Employee Performance Without Burnout

Working at a desk and staring at a computer all day can be a grind. It can become dull and boring, and sometimes you just want to take a six-month vacation. We’ve all been there. So, as managers and employers, how do you keep your expectations high and increase employee performance without suffering the consequences of burnout? The first step is to recognize the problem and how your employees are feeling. Talk to them and get their...

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6 HR Tips to Deal With Workers Compensation Claims
Feb10

6 HR Tips to Deal With Workers Compensation Claims

Most human resource managers understand the benefits of worker’s compensation insurance. These managers know that they do not have to fear losing anything after reporting an injury. HR managers also do not have to fear negligence lawsuits for simple work injuries. If their employees are injured on the job, workers’ compensation insurance come in to settle the medical bill and at least a substantial slice of the lost wages while the...

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How to Be A Data Maniac — The Right Way
Feb09

How to Be A Data Maniac — The Right Way

Data analytics has become a primary decision-making tool for business leaders — but in order to exert the greatest impact on performance metrics, companies must begin with the employee experience.

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