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How to invest your first 90 days as the new manager.

Congrats on your hire or promotion! But before you take your new authority for a spin, let’s take your natural enthusiasm (or qualms) for leading a new team and slow it down, back it up, and set a course that’s really going to serve you well as the organization’s designated driver.
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Do you suffer from IDS – Irritable Desk Syndrome?

Researchers at NEC-Mitsubishi, questioned 2,000 office workers and found many to be suffering from "Irritable Desk Syndrome" (IDS). It was so named after the survey discovered that 40% said they were "infuriated by too much clutter and paper on their desks but could not be bothered to do anything about it."
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Need an empathy cushion for that manager’s chair?

Empathy, or the ability to embrace a true understanding of another’s feelings or sentiments, is often cited as a key trait for employees today. However, if that soft skill is to become a workplace expectation, leadership must embrace and exhibit the behavior first.
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Sweet ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day in the workplace

Who says, in these politically correct times, that we can’t celebrate traditional holidays and inject a little fun in the workplace without stepping on hearts? Here’s a list of sweet ideas to mark Valentine’s Day in a way that includes everyone, regardless of their current romantic status, and shows that your company has a caring heart.
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Too many divergent viewpoints? Create a company avatar

The early stages of a project can be frustrating and painstakingly difficult. If your team or company is struggling to get on the same page, try this.
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Three ways to get past feeling like an imposter

Do you ever feel like an imposter? It turns out that it's pretty common among business professionals. Check out these three tips for getting past it!
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Paid Family and Medical Leave: For whom and at what cost?

Jody Glynn Patrick breaks down the new findings on paid family and medical leave. How might these affect your business? Find out here.
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The job applicant/HR disconnect

The results of the 2016 Future Workplace Study are in, and the findings say HR professionals and job applicants have different mindsets and goals. Find out how they differ!
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Fair workweek? Five-hour workday? Longer leaves? Here’s What’s trending!

Multiple champions have stepped forward on behalf of under-employed service workers in their fight for a living minimum wage of $15/hour, so that’s almost old… more...
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