Unbuttoning Tradition: Rethinking the Professional Dress Code for Today’s Workplace

In the modern workplace, the traditional dress code of suits and ties is beginning to evolve. As companies strive to foster inclusive environments and accommodate diverse lifestyles, the rigid expectations surrounding professional attire are loosening. From tech startups to corporate offices, employers are reevaluating their dress codes to reflect the

How to Demonstrate Respect at Work

Respect is a vital part of being a professional and part of a working team. Everyone makes an effort to show respect to one another, and as a result, work is accomplished more smoothly and working relationships grow over time. Employees are respectful to their coworkers and managers, while leadership

The Qualitative and Quantitative Components of Organizational Effectiveness

Organizational effectiveness is a broad term which can be used to cover many things. But it’s important to keep in mind that it has a qualitative as well as a quantitative aspect. Organizational effectiveness doesn’t simply refer to making more money or, in the case of a non-profit, helping more

3 Tips for Effective Change Management

Regarding innovation and change, organizations start with great intentions. However, when new initiatives fail, it’s easy to become discouraged and revert to the status quo. Change management requires a strategic and systematic approach for it to be effective. What is change management? According to TechTarget, change management is a systemic

Building a Winning Internship Program

Businesses often deal with interns that deplete the office coffee pot or spend more time reading through social media than actually working. But, building a successful internship program, however, need not be an impossible task. You can build an internship program that draws motivated applicants who are ready to learn

Change Fatigue Will Loom Over Employee Performance

When an organization undergoes frequent and significant changes, it can often result in “change fatigue” with employees. The continuous need to adapt to new processes, remember other interdepartmental changes, and keep up with fluctuating expectations can lead to resistance. This fatigue can put a damper on morale, productivity, and overall

Creating a Culture of Retention: Expert Advice for Keeping Your Best Employees

Retaining your best employees is crucial for the success and growth of any business. Losing top talent can lead to decreased productivity, decreased morale, and the costly process of finding and training replacements. Here are some tips for how to retain your best employees: Offer competitive compensation and benefits This

7 Steps to Becoming a Pet-Friendly Workplace

People love their pets, and they love being allowed to bring their pets to work! When someone brings their pet to work, their stress levels drop right away. Petting a cat or dog, playing with them, feeding them or taking them for a walk can induce a sense of well-being.

Identifying and Managing Negative Team Members in Your Organization

No matter what kind of position you work in, it’s necessary to minimize workplace negativity. For someone in a managerial position, workplace negativity can really get in the way of productivity. It can also create an unhealthy work atmosphere and infect workers who weren’t initially negative. Eventually, negativity can spill

Supporting Employees who have Experienced Domestic Violence

Millions of individuals around the world are victims of domestic violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and it’s vital for employers and community leaders to understand the effects of domestic violence and be aware of the resources available to those who’ve experienced it. According to the National Coalition Against