Signs and Effects of Workplace Bullying

Workplace bullying is persistent mistreatment that occurs in the workplace. It can include behaviors such as verbal criticism, personal attacks, humiliation, belittling, and exclusion. It’s important to note that anyone can be a bully or be bullied, regardless of the role they have in the workplace. Unfortunately, bullying in the workplace is far from uncommon.[…]

Practical Strategies for Fostering a Culture of Open Communication in Your Organization

I have always been asked, to create and fostering a culture of open communication in their organization, what is that they need to do or keep in mind? I believe that effective communication is the lifeblood of any successful organization. When employees feel comfortable expressing their thoughts, ideas, and concerns openly, it fosters a culture[…]

Effects of Mental Health in the Workplace & Why It’s Important

As many as two in five employees are experiencing some combination of mental health concerns, performance issues, and stress. Workers reported problems such as depression, lack of motivation, reduced focus, insomnia, and decreased teamwork. When employees and leaders cannot focus on their jobs, the effects on a business can be devastating. What Is Employee Mental[…]

How to Deal With Difficult Employees: A Guide for Managers

Managers help their employees achieve company goals, provide assistance during projects and sometimes direct conflict resolution. The best managers know how to handle difficult employees and promote a peaceful working environment that establishes trust. When problems arise in the workplace, managers need to understand how to deal with difficult employees and what to avoid. How to[…]

6 Important Job Skills at Work (And How to Learn Them)

The most ambitious and successful people have a growth mindset and consistently look for opportunities to develop their job skills. Many people learn various skills through education and taking certification classes, but there are several skills that you can earn on the job. Depending on your learning style, working on skills at work can help you[…]

How to Stay Focused at Work During the Holidays

Staying focused at work during the holidays can get difficu— look, jingle bells!   Office parties, shopping for relatives, hosting events at home, planning travel arrangements — the holidays bring about an abundance of activities and keeping track of everything can be difficult. Staying focused at work while you’re juggling all of these responsibilities? You’d[…]

Disrespectful Employees? How to Fix a Toxic Workplace?

Employee behavior plays a significant role in shaping company culture. When employees are considerate and respectful toward co-workers, it fosters a positive work environment. On the flip side, disrespectful employees can poison a healthy workplace culture.  Looking down on colleagues and undermining their efforts destroys trust. When employees can’t depend on each other, they become[…]