Six Gifts for Administrative Professionals Day/Week
They say no one is indispensable, but every business has that one person who comes as close to it as possible. The one you look at and ask yourself: Where would I…or the business… be without her (or him)? Well, next week is Administrative Professionals Day on Wednesday, April 27th. Some celebrate all week long. […]
Is that a Stress Ball in Your Pocket…or Are You Just Unhappy to See Me?
April is Stress Awareness Month, and it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that long hours at work, a difficult or unappreciative supervisor, a long commute…or all of the above… could add up to some serious stress. So now is the perfect time to take a deep breath, step back, and evaluate whether […]
April Fool’s Day Office Pranks
Who hasn’t occasionally daydreamed at their desk of the perfect office prank? How many times have you caught yourself thinking “If only I could do this to Mr. Big” or “Wouldn’t it be hysterical if I did that to Ms. Crabapple?” Admit it. You’ve probably imagined everything from innocent funny pranks to, well, elaborate sinister […]
Planning an Office Egg Hunt
Remember the thrill of Easter egg hunting? Well, who says egg hunts are just for kids? You can be the most awesome office manager, the coolest boss, or the cleverest co-worker by organizing the First Annual Office Egg Hunt! Doesn’t that sound egg-citing! Just picture everyone’s face when you announce it. What a great way […]
Are You Living a Happy Life?
It’s the #International Day of Happiness this Sunday…a day where people worldwide pledge to take action to create a happier life for themselves and others. The day’s sponsor, ActionforHappiness.org, even offers a free downloadable Happiness Guidebook. So… what makes YOU happy? Is it time or money? Possessions or people? Experiences or something else? Give it […]
Fun Time Management Tips for Daylight Savings Time
Hey Long Islanders, it’s Daylight Savings Time this weekend. Time to “spring forward” on Sunday and gain an extra hour of daylight (yeah!)…and lose an extra hour of sleep (#$&%*!). Seriously, one hour of time lost is a small price to pay for longer sunny days, right? Besides, with a bit of time management, you […]
Would Your Mom Approve of That Tweet?
Given the rising popularity of social media, it’s rather easy for an individual to state their true feelings and emotions. While this very well may be the point of social media in general, the fact that employers and hiring managers are now using social media to perform their own background checks on potential recruits may […]
Show Your Job Candidates Some Love
It’s no secret that job seekers sometimes experience anxiety, stress and even fear when applying to a new job. Even after the interview process concludes, and one enters the initial orientation process, some amount of underlying anxiety can still linger. As such, it’s important you take every step possible to ensure your new recruits feel […]
Quicker, Cheaper and Better? Staffing Firms Aren’t Too Good to Be True
The idea of a third-party staffing agency can seem too good to be true. Indeed, many are taken aback when first learning about the benefits of using this kind of service. Despite the reluctance of some employers, staffing agencies such as Long Island Temps, have proved their worth time and time again. With that in […]
Be a Part of the Movement with an Updated Vacation Policy
Given the growing emphasis on freedom and flexibility within the workplace, more employers are seeing an increasing number of vacation requests from their staff. While the satisfaction and happiness of your workforce is important, it’s equally important that you maintain some amount of versatility as their employer while preserving acceptable levels of productivity. Although it […]