Tag: Work

Combating Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace

Pregnancy discrimination is a real threat, even in first world countries such as the United States. While it may seem contradictory, pregnancy discrimination is one of the most blatant ways employers abuse their employees. While there are laws in place to combat discrimination, employers often don’t abide by those laws. […]

Why Allowing Employees to Work Remotely Facilitates Growth

.Technology offers the benefit of allowing your employees to work remotely, either on a regular basis or whenever the need arises. But did you know that working remotely can actually make your employees happier and more productive? To remain competitive, your company must stay ahead of the curve. Giving employees […]

Receiving a Promotion? Avoid These 4 Classical Traps

Congratulations! A promotion is not just a great feeling, it brings with it a world of responsibilities and a feeling of stepping higher on the success ladder. Take the weekend off and spend it with family and friends.  After all, you deserve it — for committing long hours into the […]

Tips for Identifying a Toxic Culture Before You Take the Job

When companies look at creating a great culture, they’ll often look at other successful companies to see how it should be done. That’s how we get stocked break rooms and similar perks as the definition of how great the culture must be. While dangling free food and foosball tables might […]

Three Compelling Questions to Ask in Any Sales Campaign

One thing that the most proficient salespeople instinctively and intuitively do on a consistent basis is to focus on the right deals. They seem to have their own built‐in or hard‐wired qualification system for accurately and effectively assessing their sales opportunities. They clearly don’t chase every deal that’s placed in […]

Lead a Killer Meeting, Not A Mind-Killing One Full of Meeting Boredom

Death by Meeting Silvia was dying of meeting boredom. Her manager, Tom, was nice guy, but his bi-weekly Leadership Team meeting drained her energy and wasted her time. Too many speeches, no conclusions, nothing accomplished. What was the point? Sighing, she remembered how her previous boss, Melissa, had done this. […]

Five Ways to Fight the Workplace Divide And Gender Discrimination

Whether you’re reading about the countless stories of sexual harassment in Hollywood, researching the wage gap or simply talking to your favourite female, it’s obvious women still suffer in the workplace. According to The Telegraph 1 in 5 women have been sexually harassed in the workplace. The Guardian say there’s still a 9.1% gap […]