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Tips for Asking for a Raise

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Few things are more nerve-wracking than asking your employer for a raise, but there comes a time when it becomes necessary. If you truly believe you’re deserving of a pay raise, there are certain things you can do to increase your chances of actually getting one.    Here are a…

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Tips for Improving Email Communication

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Strong email communication is a vital skill for any modern professional, but it’s especially important for people who are working remotely. Since that includes just about everyone right now, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s a great time to brush up on your written communication skills.   A good email…

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Tips for Rewarding Remote Employees

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While working remotely has become increasingly popular over the last several years, in the last few weeks, it’s become absolutely necessary, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. This global event is forcing companies everywhere to figure out the best ways to get work done from home, even if that’s something they’ve…

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How to Hire Remote Workers (While Everyone is Working From Home)

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Working from home isn’t for everyone. Unfortunately, considering current world events (specifically, the COVID-19 pandemic), most people don’t have a choice.    With non-essential business locations closed around the globe, and millions of people ordered to stay home, more people than ever are setting up shop in home offices, bedrooms,…

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Getting Work Done in a Time of Social Distancing

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Right now, everything in the world looks a little different: restaurant dining rooms are closed, school is canceled, toilet paper (of all things) is nowhere to be found, and just about everyone is working from home.   We’re all adjusting as best we can, but it can be hard to…

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5 Bad Management Styles

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Whether you’re a manager yourself or just work under a manager, you’ve probably realized that every person in a management position has his or her own unique management style. Some are more authoritative, some are more friendly, some are more task-focused, and some are centered around efficiency.   To a…

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How to Find Temporary IT Jobs

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When you work in the IT industry, not having a full-time job has its pros and cons. On one hand, you have a flexible schedule and more control over what kinds of projects you take on. On the other hand, you’re constantly on the lookout for more work in order…

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Employee Retention Strategies that Actually Work

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They say good help is hard to find. Well, it’s also hard to keep.   Hiring can be a time-consuming (and therefore costly) process, but hopefully, your hard work in hiring lands you a great employee.    Now, how do you keep them around?   After all, as hard as…

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