The Office Atmosphere Impacts Productivity: Behavior, Appearance and Comfortability

Article Link: https://www.business.com/articles/the-office-atmosphere-impacts-productivity-behavior-appearance-and-comfortability/ By Lyndi Catania The complete atmosphere of an office or workplace correlates with employee productivity. This includes three large areas: behavior, appearance and comfortability. When it comes to workplace behavior, all employees come into play. It’s not only about how the manager treats his or her staff, it’s also about the relationships of individual workers,…

Tips for Recruiters: How to Conduct Effective Phone Screens

Article Link: https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/tips-for-recruiters-how-to-conduct-effective-phone-screens.aspx By Roy Maurer Recruiters can get the most from phone screens and can reduce the chances of overlooking—or turning off—promising candidates by being prepared, focused and courteous during the calls. It’s common practice to put applicants through an initial telephone interview to narrow down a list of candidates to advance in the…

5 Strategies to Improve Communication in the Workplace

Article Link: https://www.sandler.com/blog/5-strategies-improve-communication-workplace By Rachel Miller in Management & Leadership   Let’s face it; communication is one of the most important issues in the workplace. Good communication helps everyone on your team (and you) to feel heard and understood, and as a result, everyone benefits from a positive, encouraging and successful environment. Conversely, ineffective communication…

The 10 Best Skype Interview Tips of 2019

Article Link: https://www.lifewire.com/best-skype-interview-tips-4172800   by Mark Thomas Knapp   Do a Trial Run The last thing you want to do is get on Skype minutes before a job interview totally unfamiliar with Skype. Even if you use Skype somewhat regularly, it’s a good idea to have a Skype call with a friend shortly before your…

5 Habits of Successful Construction Project Managers

Article Link: https://www.forconstructionpros.com/profit-matters/article/12143704/5-habits-of-successful-construction-project-managers   By: Andreas Tremel   Technological advancement has opened up many opportunities for the construction industry. However, the construction industry also faces many challenges: projects are becoming more and more complex; economic uncertainty; a myriad of stakeholders; extremely aggressive global competition; and high pressure to not just deliver successful projects but deliver…

3 Simple Ways to be Smarter About Time Management in 2019

Article Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/02/3-simple-ways-to-be-smarter-about-time-management-in-2019.html by: Courtney Connley   According to a Gallup poll, 41 percent of American adults say they don’t have enough time to do everything they want to do. As a result, nearly 80 percent say they feel stressed sometimes or even frequently throughout the day. To make sure you’re getting the things that…

5 Simple Tips For Managing Work Stress

By Shelcy V. Joseph Article Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/shelcyvjoseph/2019/04/28/5-simple-tips-for-managing-work-stress/#d9f08c1d1257 As April is National Stress Awareness Month, it’s a good time to raise awareness on the major stressors in our lives. With that in mind, LinkedIn Learning recently released interesting findings on the key factors that lead to stress at work. The sad news is, nearly half (49%) of the 2,843…

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