5 Frequent Questions Employees Ask About Going Back to Work

As businesses start to reopen, some employees are asking if they must return to work. Many of these questions are being posed to employment attorneys. A group of them has decided to share some of the most common questions (and their answers) to help others who are being called back to their jobs. Here are… Read More »

Learn About a New Plan That Would Pay Americans a “Bonus” To Return to Work

The $600 weekly enhancement to unemployment benefits will probably stop after July 31. Still, there is a proposal from the Democrats that would reduce the benefit gradually (instead of in one fell swoop) as the unemployment rate falls. Another idea, this one from the Republicans, would pay Americans a bonus to return to work. The… Read More »

Learn What Could Happen to Your Unemployment Benefits If You Don’t Go Back to Work

An astounding 33 million Americans are unemployed because of the COVID-19 shutdown throughout the U.S. Still, as individual states begin to ease restrictions and the country heads back to work, quite a few workers are hesitant about returning to their jobs. Some of them have legitimate concerns for their health and safety, but there are… Read More »

5 Benefits of Volunteering You May Now Know About

Most of the countless individuals who do volunteer work already know one of the greatest benefits of serving others: it makes the volunteer feel every bit as good as the beneficiary. That alone explains why so many of us place as much emphasis on our volunteer work as we do on our regular jobs. Those… Read More »

Learn How Working a Temp-to-Hire Position Can Benefit Your Career

If you are looking for a job right now, you might not be in any particular hurry to find one, but it’s more than likely that you are—and the sooner, the better! If you’re already working in a toxic environment or you’re unemployed with rent and car payments coming due, you want to get hired… Read More »

Learn About the True Cost of an Unfilled Job

Employees leave a company for a variety of reasons: some of them want to change careers, bigger paychecks lure others, a few are just unhappy, and older workers eventually retire. Whatever the reason, you are faced with an unfilled job, and someone must take the time to replace the missing worker, or you’ll be working… Read More »

5 Important Skills Needed to Work in Customer Service

Whether you’re dealing with customers face-to-face, just a voice—or neither, you will have to display certain skills to be successful. Customer service work is important because you are the portal through which customers enter your employer’s business. If you frustrate or anger them, the company will suffer, and you run the risk of being replaced.… Read More »

How to Calm Your Nerves When Starting a New Job

Congratulations! You’re starting a new job, and you’re so excited you can hardly contain yourself. But you will need to calm your nerves (at least a bit!), so you aren’t overwhelmed by the emotions of that first day. It’s not surprising that you would be keyed up for your new adventure. There’s a lot to… Read More »

5 Ways to Build Trust with Your Staff

Trust is important in every facet of your life, both personal and professional. And building trust with your employees is something that you should label as a high priority. It takes time to build it, but you can lose it very quickly, which means it’s an ongoing process that requires you to be an excellent… Read More »

5 Tips for Effectively Giving Feedback to your Employees

By now, every manager knows the importance of feedback. What you might not know is that there is a proper way of providing it that can make it all the more effective. While a simple pat on the back can work wonders, there are several other things to consider if you’re hoping to get the… Read More »