Are you already plotting and planning your workplace April Fool’s Day pranks? Or, are you the butt of the jokes â€“ the one always on the receiving end of every prankster with an idea? If you’re considering pulling a big prank at work, you may want to think twice. A national survey by a recruitment […]
How to get holiday time off
As the holiday season approaches, many people are starting to think about time off.Â Planning aheadÂ and being organized is always best, but sometimes, plans go awry or a friend decides to get married at the last minute, and you need to negotiate with your colleagues for some premium time off. What should you say to secure […]
Should you dress up for Halloween at work?
For children, Halloween is a fun time to be imaginative and become anyone you want to be. Adults have co-opted this holiday for their own purposes, and some even bring their fantasy selves to work in the form of a dress-up day. Is it a good idea to dress up at work for Halloween or […]
How to convince your boss to give you a chance
One of the most important things you can do to succeed at work and win new opportunities is learn how to sell your ideas to key stakeholders. In many cases, the first line of defense isÂ your own boss. If you can’t convince him or her your idea has merit, it’s unlikely your thoughts will see […]
How to get more done at work
So many choices, so little time! How can you get more done at work? If that is your mantra, it’s time to take a serious look at your life and try to pare things down so you’re not overwhelmed and you canÂ get more done.