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Bad habits at work

Whether you're new to the workforce or a seasoned professional, everyone has some bad habits that get in the way of living up to your fullest potential. If you feel like you're not working productively and struggling with your motivation, you probably have a few routines that are dragging you down. The key to eliminating your bad habits is not setting out to erase them, but to replace them. If you're guilty of checking your email too often to see what needs to be done next, replace that habit by...
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5 proven strategies to help you succeed leading a team of freelancers

With the internet rapidly taking over the way we do business, a lot is changing. Some people view the digitization of work as a bad thing, but really people will be the winners . One of the reasons for this is that it brings people together. Physical location no longer determines who can work for who. Employers can search out the best of the best and hire them for whatever tasks they need. Working with freelancers also saves you money. You only ever pay for the work that is actually completed. B...
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How to get maximum focus and creativity with environmental design

Workspace design can significantly impact creativity and productivity and for businesses that means creating office environments that blend open spaces for interaction and collaboration with quiet areas to allow workers to focus without constant distractions. If you work remotely, whether from home or elsewhere, your options for creating the optimal workspace may be limited. Even in a small space or on a tight budget however, there are some simple changes you can make. Here, Kunal Shandilya shar...
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33 ways to boost your career when you're bored at work

It can be difficult to stay motivated when you're bored at work and struggling to find things to do. While it may be tempting to while away the hours flicking through your social media, you could be using your time more productively to further your career instead. This article explores a range of activities you can do either in the office or during off-hours to expand your network, boost your skills, take on additional responsibilities, make your office happier, get out of the office, or do some...
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A culture of inclusion: Promoting workplace diversity and belonging

Creating an inclusive company culture isn't just good for demonstrating your commitment to promoting equality and positive attitudes to diversity; it's also good for business. To remain competitive, it is crucial for a company's employees to reflect the people they serve. And employing people with different lifestyles, backgrounds, and experiences can also boost creativity, innovation and productivity. To ensure your employee feel valued, safe, and comfortable being their authentic selves at wor...
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Want a better workplace? Encourage employees to volunteer

A company culture that encourages volunteering not only improves brand image it can also boost employees’ morale and their perception of the overall working environment, according to research. And yet the same study shows most organizations aren’t providing access to volunteer programs. Incorporating volunteering into the company culture can support employees’ personal and career development, as well as benefitting communities, says Doug Marshall, managing director of corporate citizenship for D...
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4 ways to improve your office's work environment

From the office layout and decor to team dynamics and company culture, a variety of factors contribute to the general atmosphere of the workplace, and they can all affect productivity and performance. This article offers some top tips on weeding out toxic employees, improving communications, creating a comfortable work environment, and being a flexible and understanding leader with the aim of improving your work environment and boosting employee engagement. [ Read the full article on businessnew...
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