5 Myths about Wage Garnishments (Infographic)

Garnishing an employee’s wages has become a part of American business and an unfortunate truth for some employees. But misconceptions about wage garnishments continue to percolate, leading to confusion about how to manage them to remain compliant with existing laws and regulations. ADP has compiled five myths surrounding wage garnishments—and the facts to debunk them—in […]

Survey Shows the Untapped Potential of Administrative Professionals

Administrative professionals are often a manager’s right hand, and new research shows these office superstars would love to help even more at work. Half (50%) of support staff surveyed said they have skills that are not being tapped. The findings are part of Office of the Future, a research project from staffing firm OfficeTeam and […]

6 Tips for Effective, Action-Oriented Meetings

One third of the more than 11 million meetings held in America each day are considered unproductive—a statistic that costs an estimated 37 billion dollars a year. While managing six different companies across several time zones, Taskworld CEO and Serial Entrepreneur, Fred Mouawad mastered executing efficient meetings. The infographic below shares his tips on how […]

Rewards and Recognition: Study Shows It’s Not All about the Money

According to a survey of more than 1,000 U.S.-based employees conducted by BambooHR, employees are often likely to prefer status or recognition above money. If you think that all employees would jump at the chance to take a monetary bonus over simple recognition of a job well done, you’d be wrong. Their infographic provides more insight into […]

Social Media’s Role in the Job Application Process (Infographic)

To gauge the role of social networks such as LinkedIn, Google+, and Facebook in the job application process, iCIMS has released a new report, Job Seekers Get Social, that presents data on the number of applications submitted through these social networks in each quarter of 2015. “Our data indicates that social media is making inroads […]

Corporate Culture is no Longer Just a ‘Nice to Have,’ says Deloitte

In Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends report, 87% of business leaders cited organizational culture and employee engagement as their top challenges in 2015. Why is this a challenge? Often, there is a disconnect between corporate culture and business strategy, which may have a bigger impact on bottom line than expected. Research shows that “mission-driven” companies […]

Infographic: How Can You Prevent Workplace Violence

Workplace violence is the second leading cause of occupational fatalities in the United States. Are you doing your part to keep your workers safe? Check out the infographic to learn who’s at risk for workplace violence and how to prevent incidents at your company. Read more.

4 Merger and Acquisition Communication Tips to Boost Shareholder Value

By Sherry Scott, Gagen MacDonald Surprisingly, many M&A deals fail to achieve their anticipated results—in fact, various studies indicate more than half of deals actually destroy shareholder value. Why? More than 60% of realized deal value comes from “soft factors” like strategic alignment, organizational integration, and low employee resistance. You heard that right: great M&As […]

Incentives Help Employees Improve Health, Save Money (Infographic)

Results of 3-year study by Cigna show that what workers don’t know about correctable health conditions—they have—may not only affect their lives, but their bank accounts as well. Higher weight, high cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood sugar raise both health costs and out-of-pocket health expenses, says the study. The solution? Health improvement programs and incentive strategies help […]

A Communication Framework for Change Agents: How to Win Hearts and Minds Faster

By Deidre Paknad, CEO and cofounder of Workboard While organizations thrive on change, people often don’t. We don’t all embrace change at the same rate or pace (and a few even reject it outright). How new ideas are communicated can hinder or accelerate adoption. If you’re an innovator, it’s tempting to think that conveying your […]