If your job allows you to work remotely, you may see more of your furry, feathery, or scaley friends during the day. So, how do you cope when your coworker is now your pet? Working remotely with your pets requires a lot of patience, but it could also help you achieve the right work-life balance. Here are some tips for juggling work and pets. (more…)
Music is considered a universal language and serves as the soundtrack to many of our lives. A good tune could also help you stay on top of your game at work. Here are some career lessons you can learn from various music genres. We’ve also compiled a list of songs to add to your work playlist. (more…)
Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy and having to manage your grief and your job at the same time can be challenging.
It’s perfectly normal to not be mentally present at work after taking a couple of days off to grieve. Here are some suggestions to help you cope with the loss of a loved one when you return to work: (more…)
With remote work available for many employees, this flexible option may add a new dynamic to your relationship with your significant other.
Whether you’ve been working remotely since the COVID-19 pandemic began or have just recently been offered the option, we want to help you successfully navigate your relationship and reduce stress while working from home with your partner. (more…)
Let’s face it: emails are a big part of work. It’s how businesses communicate workflows, schedule important meetings, and make announcements. How much time do you spend a day managing your inbox? Did you know that the average office worker sends or receives 121 emails per day? As communication evolves, proper email etiquette as a professional can go a long way. Here are five email management tips to help you communicate more effectively at work. (more…)
We’re wrapping up the last week of safety month with manual material handling safety.
There are several risks posed by manual material handling. The most common reported injuries involve strains and sprains, while the most frequent injuries occur to the back, hips, neck, shoulders, and knees.
The first thing to consider with manual material handling is where the object is initially picked up and then set down. The ideal safe height to lift an object is between a person’s waistline and shoulders, within one foot of their body. If you are required to do a lot of bending down to lift or lift above your head, that could cause serious strain to the body and potentially cause injury. (more…)
For the fourth week of safety month, we’re highlighting slips, trips, and falls. These incidents are some of the leading causes of workplace-related injuries and fatalities. Slips, trips, and falls are technically three distinct things, although they are often categorized together. Let’s define each term to differentiate each incident. (more…)