Posts Tagged "work"

What Makes a Great Place to Work? Here’s What Thousands of Employees Said

Posted on July 12th, 2018 by The Learning Factor

Employee engagement measures the strength of the mental and emotional connection workers feel toward their places of occupation. Those measurements have reached new highs this year. Among participating companies, 74.2 percent of workers are highly engaged, compared with 72.1 percent in last year’s data set.

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Flexible hours, gym time, and unlimited vacation days: these are the perks that drive the best workplaces.

Five Work Habits To Kick Before The End Of The Year

Posted on September 13th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Sometimes you have to ditch certain plans, routines, and habits in order to make good on your big-ticket goals before the clock runs out.

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Sometimes you have to ditch certain plans, routines, and habits in order to make good on your big-ticket goals before the clock runs out.

5 Difficult and Uncomfortable Things You Should Never, Ever Put in Your Emails

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Email is taking a lot of flak lately. And why not? We’re inundated with it. It’s cold and impersonal. People abuse it passive-aggressively for their own political agendas. And it can be –to be frank — addictive.

Yet, no matter how much we gripe about it, and whatever options may be out there like Slack, email is here to stay. For now, at least.

But we can all do email better. Much better. I’ve been witness to –and often the victim of –a range of email offenses in my working life. And yet, even today, I see people continue to commit the same email offenses that I thought would have become forgotten or even outlawed by now.

So in the interest of raising awareness around these offenses, and with the hope that we can see them committed far less frequently, here are five difficult and uncomfortable things that you should never, ever put into your emails at work. Especially if want to build –and keep — the relationships that matter to you most.

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People say the darnedest things in their emails.