Category : Career

Plated Meals, Food Bars, Global Flavors, and Bite-sized Treats— What’s Taking Center Stage at Corporate Events?

Whether the corporate event is a seminar or conference, a company retreat or an appreciation event, a teambuilding experience or a product launch, the food and drink are essential components to its overall success. No matter the event’s purpose or…

0 Comments / 29 View / August 31, 2017

Truly Together: Teambuilding Events for the 21st Century

Most co-workers are together eight hours a day. That’s 40 hours a week—sometimes more. Right? Or are we truly “together”? How much time do we really spend with each other, reaping the subtle communication benefits of face-to-face interaction? In 2017,…

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When Colleagues Collide: Improving Intergenerational Relations in the Workplace

As of May 2017, there were 153.5 million full-time and part-time workers in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And composing those current millions, three very different generations—baby boomers, Generation Xers, and millennials—collide. With communication gaps galore…

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Increasing Employee Engagement and Productivity through Effective Supervision

Many organizations today find themselves experiencing high turnover rates, and most managers and supervisors suggest the reason employees leave is for better pay. However, research suggests that most people are not leaving for more money, but rather because they are…

0 Comments / 54 View / July 28, 2017

The Employee New Wave: Generational Differences and Adjusting to Changing Needs in the Modern-Day Workplace

Keeping up with ever-changing employment issues can be a fulltime job for employers, and it is a task that now includes managing generational differences among employees and their work styles. As new generations enter the workforce, they bring with them…

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WEDnetPA – An Employee Skill-building and Training Program

In an effort to help more Pennsylvania companies effectively compete locally, nationally, and internationally, the Workforce and Economic Development Network of Pennsylvania (WEDnetPA), conceptualized in 1998 by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, provides skill-building and training to…

0 Comments / 13 View / June 30, 2017

Do You Qualify for a Lifetime Learning Credit?

The Lifetime Learning Credit is for qualified tuition and related expenses paid for eligible students enrolled in an eligible educational institution. This credit can help pay for undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree courses, including courses to acquire or improve job…

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There’s No Need to Suffer in Silence — Seek Treatment for Pelvic Floor Disorders

When it comes to pelvic floor disorders, the symptoms get old fast. For example, some women experience a heavy feeling or severe pressure in the pelvis or a bulging in the vaginal or rectal area, creating the sensation that their…

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Employee Termination: Best Practices, Common Pitfalls

On a sliding scale of workplace pleasantness, few—if any—professional circumstances manage to rank below employee termination. Having to fire or lay off an employee is generally not on a manager’s wish list, and rare is the employee who relishes being…

0 Comments / 124 View / May 31, 2017

Wonder Why You Hired A Dud?

“What happened?” you ask. HR screened the résumés and gave you the best of the stack. You checked for education, work experience, and skills, and they were all there. You interviewed her and she sounded bright and enthusiastic—a real go-getter….

0 Comments / 38 View / May 31, 2017