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office

New Worker, Workplace

4 Quick Tips to Solve a Too-Quiet Office

I’ve had to work in an office environment where I had my own space, pretty large beautiful office space, and of course, a sliding door I could shut to have some privacy. The beautiful part was that I could see my name boldly written at the entrance of my office.

Every day, on my way to my space and out, I’d feel some sense of pride to see my name neatly hung on the door. It had many cabinets I barely used, but was happy to own.

And I’ve equally had an open workspace. My table shoved at a corner. No doubt, wide table, large enough to contain three monitors, white space, and all what not. That entrepreneurial feel to an open well lit space.Continue reading

Inspiration, New Worker, Workplace

4 Benefits of Having a Clean Workspace (& Quick Tips to have a Clean Workspace)

One thing I always take note of is the appearance of anyone’s workspace. My eyes tend to whirl around and I seem to pick up even the very minute details.

I love art in various forms and even though my workspace is presently very minimalist, I still appreciate it when I see a tidy and beautiful workspace, it makes me feel more comfortable to be around.Continue reading

Employers

5 Reasons to Consider Pay Transparency in your Company

I remember when we were told to present a paper on any topic we agree on. It was for my compensation class. Somehow, my team agreed on a topic related to pay transparency and even after our presentation, I have always taken out time to deliberate on the topic and pay transparency in general as it seems to fascinate me for reasons unknown. So, this topic is in honor and or remembrance of my great team members. I miss you all.Continue reading

Employers

How to Develop a Learning Culture for your Organization

A learning culture is an embodiment of your organization’s values, beliefs, processes and in entirety, what it stands for. It also combines the mission and vision of your organization in the long run. The learning culture of your organization should be one that can be felt by your clients and prospective employees through the behavior and practices of your present employees.Continue reading

Workplace

Australia is including women in the workplace by stopping the use of these two words

Hi, everyone!

Did you notice that? I would usually have said “Hey guys!”, but not today *no pun intended*. I got to read a recent report and thought to share this with you. The weekend is upon us! What have you been saying at work? What words have you been making use of ? How many times did you say “hey guys” to your team members this week? Countless times right? I thought so too. Don’t fret, we are all in this together I suppose. Continue reading

New Worker, Workplace

13 Great Ways to Stay Happy at Work

June is here! Excited much? We are almost halfway through the year. As usual, I take the time to relax and think of the past and I remembered one of my all-time favorite movies; “The Pursuit of Happyness”, spelled with a “y” a 2006 American biographical drama film based on entrepreneur Chris Gardner (starring Will Smith). Although the movie relates more to his nearly one year of homelessness, I can readily relate this to the workplace especially because he had to struggle to make a career decision at some point.

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New Worker, Workplace

5 Ways to Manage Workplace Distractions

Hey, Guys!

I trust your week has been great. I was able to complete a project recently and that inspired today’s post. Thanks to my colleagues. Preparing the write-up was pretty interesting and enlightening and I will be sharing that with you although on a different level. Now back to the topic; managing workplace distractions. There is the possibility of being distracted at work for various reasons and it may affect your productivity and safety at work. Workplace distractions may lead to fatigue, confusion, restlessness, lack of concentration, confusion and forgetfulness. Let’s take a look at some major distractions we may encounter at work;Continue reading