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July 2016

New Worker, Workplace

5 Tips to Help You Sleep Better

Believe me, this article has long been due. I went over to a friend’s and had this photograph of me taken when I woke up. It wasn’t planned funny enough. If you know me too well, you would know that I don’t joke with my sleep. I must confess, in the past I was so in love with my bed, but that was lazy and also not good for my health because I had regular headaches. Continue reading

Employers

5 Ways to Make your Workplace Flexible

Like I explained in the about section, I grew up in Nigeria and I also had the opportunity to work in the country for some time. Most of the jobs available in the country were full-time jobs, so you can imagine how excited I was to realize that I could study and work part-time when I relocate to Canada. To make my short story interesting, I also took out some time to research on if part-time jobs were available and I saw that there was quite a handful. That kept me really enthusiastic. Continue reading

Employers

How to Manage Attendance Issues or Absenteeism in the Workplace

I remember when I was back in the University I could choose to go to a class or not depending on my mood and other factors. In the workplace, things are quite different. The day your employee agreed to an employment contract you both entered into an employment bargain- that the employer will pay the employee some form of compensation in exchange for his/her time, effort and work with certain limitations. Continue reading

Workplace

How to not be Bored at Work

Let’s face it, we have all gotten bored at work at some point. What happens afterward is entirely up to you to decide. Some people take out time to watch movies, surf the internet, chitchat, and gossip, read a novel or sleep! Yes, I said so; sleep at work! You know I am damn right about that.Continue reading

Employers

3 Reasons to include Workplace Flexibility in your Business Strategy

I know of people who have flexible work hours at their workplaces and I know how happy they are to talk about their job and organization. This sends out a good impression of the organization to the general public. These flexible hours may not necessarily occur every day, there is some form of breakdown or structure to enjoy the flexibility and this prevents its abuse. It goes to show that everything should be done in moderation.Continue reading

Employers

6 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement in your Organization

If you run a business, manage one or you are in management group then you have complex duties. To have the required skills, competencies and knowledge for your role, adequately apply it and also to effectively coordinate activities of staff/ employees in lower positions. This is where employee engagement comes in because you should motivate, assist and push other employees to achieve set objectives of the organization.Continue reading