Quick raise of hands. Do you, or anyone you know, work from home? It can be the occasional time in order to keep up with life’s demands, or it can be every day out of the working year. 1,2,3,40,500… Okay, so our point is a lot of people work from home. And more people than […]
The job search is no easy task. It requires many hours of tweaking your resume, networking with recruiters, and communicating with companies (whether its a simple email exchange or an interview). After the effort and time has been put into the search, the resulting job offer needs to fit your needs – it’s only fair […]
Employee happiness, what every employer wants and (hopefully) gets. Good companies strive to achieve a culture of happiness in the office. Every culture does it different – from holiday parties to unlimited vacation to catered lunches. Removing all the fun perks, what are the core values of keeping employees happy? Here are 10 ways to […]
Companies want talented employees who fit well into the corporate culture. Employees want companies with flexible schedules. Flexibility is the secret key to happy companies and happy employees. Flexibility for the win! Are you flexible? This infographic illustrates 5 reasons why you just might be an employee rock star!
Do you do your best work in the office? This provocative TED Talk from Jason Fried, the creator of the collaboration software, 37signals, argues that employees do their best, most productive work away from the distractions of an office. Without giving away the video, Fried believes that there are two main distractions in the office […]
The internet loves doling out advice. Browse it long enough and you’ll find any type of advice for every group or demographic. We found this list of advice from Ragan.com for young professionals helpful in many ways. While every one of those 20 pieces of advice are helpful when it comes to creating and building […]
Yahoo has been receiving criticism lately for its decision to eliminate remote, or telecommuting employees. Employees need companies to accommodate their often hectic, crazy lives outside of their job and it looked as if Yahoo was not doing its part. Telecommuting offered reprieve for ill employees, employees who are parents of young children, and employees […]
We want to know. Could you live with a 4-day workweek? One of the biggest requests companies receive from their employees is a good work and life balance. The workweek is changing. The flexibility of employees and employers is becoming more common, with its positive (and negative) consequences. Employees have greater freedom from the rigid […]
This infographic has the ins and outs of what employees want (and get) in a flexible work schedule. Where do you fall in the numbers? If you could choose between a flexible schedule or a work-from-home schedule, what would you choose? Tell us in the comments below!
A true example of a company that gives back to their community. A Wisconsin company has stepped in to volunteer at a food pantry, where many day-time shift volunteers are hard to find. Standard Imaging, a technology company based in Middleton, has partnered with Middleton Outreach Ministry to make sure these volunteer shifts are covered. […]