The Holiday Liability

Some employees may dread the office holiday party, some may look forward to it, but it’s almost a given that the company’s HR department holds its collective breath every year until the next morning.

Is A Shorter Workday Better? Only Time Will Tell.

If you or a coworker is a “clock watcher” when it comes to that five o’clock rush out the door, you may rejoice in not having to watch the clock for as long during the workday.

Pawsome Pet Benefits

Any employer that offers pet benefits to its employees certainly gets a round of appaws from me.

Beware of Ransomware

Ransomware is malicious software that’s designed to encrypt data in order to block access to it, or even access to the computer system itself, until a payment of money is made.

Use It Or (Don’t) Lose It

When it comes to paid time off (PTO), it’s usually “use-it-or-lose-it,” but that practice may be ending with some employers.

Home Is Where The Office Is

I don’t mind working, but this eight hour wait to go home is killing me. If that sounds like you, then have you considered working from home?

Hold The Sugar, Sugar

The truth about all sugar is that people are getting too much of it, which leads to being overweight, diabetes, and heart disease.

Free Speech Can Have Consequences

The Internet never forgives, nor forgets, and most people are aware that posting something violent or sexually offensive, or if they are the perpetrators of cyberbullying, can easily get them in trouble with their family, their friends, and even their employer. But what about posting a seemingly harmless political comment? Same thing.

Are You Feeling (Financially) Well?

You may be physically healthy, but how is your financial well-being? Employers are discovering that they can save money by helping their employees reduce their stress regarding finances.

Time Off To Vote

Maybe you’re a civic-minded person. Maybe you have strong feelings toward a certain candidate. Maybe you’ve voted in every election since you were 18 and you don’t want to break the streak.

Bring Your Lunch To Work

We are living in a “grab-and-go” world. Whether we wait in line to get our coffee in the morning or sit in our cars at the drive-thru during lunch, very few of us actually take the time to prepare what we eat and drink.

Emails Never Sleep

For some employees, when they leave work, they don’t even think about it until they return the next morning. For others, while they may leave their place of employment, they’re never truly disconnected.