Posts Categorized: The Better Workplace

4 Signs You Might Be A Workaholic

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There’s nothing wrong with working hard; It keeps us competitive and successful. In fact, Americans are near the top of the list for working long hours. Full-time employees reported working an average of 47 hours a week — that’s almost 6 days a week! But there’s a fine line between being dedicated and being a… Read more »

Why Volunteering is Great for Company Culture

Giving back to the community always gives us that fuzzy feeling inside, whether it’s working at a soup kitchen or simply donating some of your old clothes. Companies have realized that bringing this generosity into their workplace culture does more than simply create a feel-good environment — there are real, monetary benefits. Many companies have… Read more »

5 Easy Workplace Wellness Tips

Most of us sit in front of a computer at work, typing away nonstop. When you add that to the time we spend sitting during our commute and meals, it turns out that the average American spends about 13 hours a day sitting. You might be thinking, what’s wrong with that? I love sitting! Well,… Read more »

4 Companies That Are #Winning With Food Perks

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Nowadays most jobs come with at least a few perks, and food-related ones are almost always an office staple. A 2014 study by Seamless reports that 63% of companies at least provide coffee or beverages all of the time, although only 11% regularly provide lunches. The numbers have already shot up since 2013, when only… Read more »

Tips to Being Productive When Working Remotely

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With so many new gadgets and coffee shops popping up everywhere, it’s no surprise that remote work is becoming more and more popular. At first glance, working remotely seems like the best thing since sliced bread. But it’s not all rainbows and butterflies. When working remotely, you are much more prone to distractions and procrastination…. Read more »

The 8 Co-Workers You’ve Definitely Had

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If you’ve been working in “the real world” for at least a few years, you’ve probably realized that you’re going to interact with all kinds of personalities in the office. And unfortunately, you may not always get along with everyone. I mean, spending 40 hours a week (at least!) with the same people can really… Read more »

Tips on Beating Monday Morning Blues

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Feeling the Monday blues again? You’re not alone — it’s always tough to have to go back to work after a nice, relaxing weekend. In fact, according to a study done by British researchers, the average worker can’t even crack a smile until 11:16 am on Mondays. That’s how demoralized some of us can feel… Read more »

It’s Time to Go Pro Puppy at Work

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It’s almost Take Your Dog to Work Day (June 24th, if you didn’t already know), but why can’t every day be Bring Your Pet to Work Day? Some companies already allow pets in the workplace as one of their cornerstone office perks, and see that the benefits go far beyond simply having a furry friend… Read more »