Don’t Let Toxic Employees Contaminate Your Team

If you’re like many managers, you may be reluctant to get involved in employee disputes. While that’s fine for minor arguments over the coffeepot or the shared refrigerator, some employees are truly toxic. A toxic employee can destroy teams, tank productivity, and even send top workers fleeing for a new environment. Here’s how to recognize […]

Are You Reporting Misconduct in the Workplace?

If you’re like many employees, you might be reluctant to report misconduct to your employer. No one wants to be a snitch, and you might worry about retaliation. But the reality is that when it comes to safety violations, reporting them is essential. A workplace accident happens every seven seconds in the United States, leading to 104,000,000 […]

Enjoying Your Position and Want to Extend Your Contract?!

Contract or temp work can be a great way to gain experience, make connections, and shape your future career. But what happens when you land in a temporary position that you would like to keep long term? In many cases, it’s possible to turn a temp job into a permanent one. Here’s how to go […]

4 Budgeting Tips for a Tight Income

You’ve probably heard one of your friends remark that they don’t have a budget because they don’t have enough money to be bothered. Guess what! That’s precisely why they should have one!  The one ironclad rule of money management is that everyone needs to create a budget. And those with steady incomes stand to benefit the most from […]

Workplace Safety: Regulating Chemical Exposure

Chemical hazards and toxic substances pose not only health hazards such as irritation, sensitization, and carcinogenicity but also physical dangers that can include flammability, corrosion, and explosibility.   The Occupational and Health Administration (OSHA) works to ensure that information about chemical and toxic substance hazards in the workplace, and the use of protective measures is distributed […]

4 Habits Every Manager Should Develop

To be a good manager, you need to know the business and field in which you are managing. But that’s only the tip of the proverbial iceberg. While being an expert is essential when it comes to solving problems, creating processes and planning projects, there are other traits that, if you have them, transform you […]