We all have days when it seems like we’re getting nothing done, no matter how hard we try. Instead of getting frazzled and taking that stress home with you, try out these time management tips. By taking control of your time, you’ll accomplish more so you can head home happy at the end of each day.
It only takes 2-4 hours for the germs from one infected surface to spread to 40 to 60 percent of office surfaces. One sick person touches the door on the way in and their germs have spread through most of the office before lunch time. What do you do to stop the spread? Keep hands and shared surfaces clean. And educate your staff about the spread of germs and how to stop it. This list of the 10 germiest places in your office, and suggestions for keeping them germ free, are a good place to start.
When most people think about what would be lost in a fire, flood, or other disaster, they think of the obvious losses – buildings, furniture, computers, inventory – and assume that they’re safe because insurance will pay to replace those items. But what about the things that can’t be replaced? What about the documents that are vital to the operation of your business? Losing those files can be catastrophic. According to the National Fire Protection Association, 90% of firms whose records are destroyed are no longer in business a year later. Have you taken the steps to protect these vital records?
Most people have at least some emergency supplies at home, but with as many hours as we spend at work, it’s just as likely that an emergency could occur there. So what can smart businesses do to prepare? These are just a few tips and ideas to consider, but this is certainly not an exhaustive list.
Not only are sustainable cleaning products and methods environmentally sound solutions, they also offer benefits to employees, including better indoor air quality and reduced exposure to toxins. Making the switch to more environmentally-friendly cleaning supplies can seem confusing at first. There are a lot of buzz words out there. How do you know what to look for? We’re here to help with a breakdown of some of the most common label claims and what they mean.
It’s not uncommon for an employer to enforce a no dating policy for coworkers. After all, who wants to deal with the potential loss in productivity and office drama? But just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’re introducing three office couples that will actually help your office. Read on to find out why you’ll want to make sure that these office romances turn into long term relationships.