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September 29, 2015

4 Tips for Engaging Teleworkers

A new infographic put together by the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s online MBA program takes an in-depth look at telework, and has uncovered some surprising stats about the ever-growing segment of remote workers. In 2015, nearly half (45 percent) of all employees telecommute or work remotely in some way shape or form, and they’re […]

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September 25, 2015

The Great Outdoor Employees

Getting away from the office and eating lunch outdoors increases employee well-being and makes them view their job more favorably, according to researchers in the UK. The University of Sussex study graded the overall happiness of employees when taking lunch in a variety of settings using a series of psychological tests, and discovered that being […]

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September 16, 2015

Tales of Great Bosses: Nevzat Aydin

Making it to the top doesn’t have to change you – that’s what we could all stand to learn from Nevzat Aydin, CEO and co-founder of Yemeksepeti (“food cart” in Turkish), one of the most successful tech brands and the biggest online food delivery firm in Turkey. Launch Party When Aydin launched his company 15 […]

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September 14, 2015

Want Engaged Employees? Be a Good Communicator

Harvard Business Review recently sponsored an Interact/Harris Poll of around 1,000 U.S. employees that asked them to rank their top complaints about leadership in their organizations. The results revealed a stunning lack of emotional intelligence among senior leaders and management, and show the importance of fundamental communication skills when it comes to engaging employees. The […]

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September 10, 2015

Using Smartphones the Smart Way at Work

When employees use their smartphone at work to play a quick game, browse the web, or check on personal email, it improves their well-being, according to a new study from Kansas State University. Researchers found that allowing workers short respites to play on their phones throughout the day actually creates a net benefit. “A smartphone […]

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September 2, 2015

The First Labor Day That Almost Wasn’t

Labor Day was borne out of the first nationwide labor movement in America at the turn of the 20th Century. As the Industrial Revolution opened the door to mass production and larger workforces, it also gave employees vast strength in numbers, allowing for organized labor. Around the time this was happening, the idea of having […]

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