Are you going to be hard pressed this year to give your staff the raises they deserve? Even though your business is financially strapped doing NOTHING at raise time is the worst thing you can do. Studies have shown, however, that economic perks in lieu of raises can keep everyone motivated. Read on to find out what you can do to compensate for your employees’ lack of compensation.… Read More


Think you’re secure in your job? So did 14 million other people until they were laid off in the last two years. In a poor economy lay offs are a fact of life, however there are several things you can do to make sure that you’re way down the list of people your company is thinking about letting go.… Read More


Thinking of going back to college, but wondering how you’re going to pay for it? Before you do something crazy (like give up on your dream) check into employer-subsidized financial aid. Many companies offer assistance, but don’t make that fact well known. Read on to find out how you can learn more about college tuition aid from your employer.… Read More


Job hunting this holiday season? Landing a job during the holidays isn’t as hard as you might think. It’s easy to convince yourself that nobody hires between Thanksgiving and Christmas, but in reality that’s just a myth. Before you hang up your resume until after New Year’s check out these job search opportunities that only come around once a year.… Read More


The hardest part about having your kid home sick is figuring out how to be in two places at once: at home nursing your child back to health, and at work earning a living. So in honor of cold and flu being just around the corner, we give you five tips to help you figure out how to take care of a sick child while maintaining a career.… Read More


We’ve all endured that awkward moment when someone does something so weird or obnoxious everyone just stands there and tries to ignore the elephant in the room. Unfortunately that’s when things go from bad to “OMG what the heck were they thinking?” So to help you deal with awkward office situations, we give you five of the most common human errors in (workplace) judgment and how to handle them.… Read More