Monthly Archives: April 2016

Ways to Show Appreciation on Administrative Professionals Day

Held the last week in April, Administrative Professionals Week is celebrated by corporations in several countries. It began during World War II when skilled administrative professionals were in high demand, and its purpose was to recognize the skills, efficiency and loyalty of administrative professionals and entice more people to join the profession. You, too, can… Read more »

Whistleblower Protection in the Workplace

Whistleblowers are employees who report safety violations or illegal activity that occurs where they work. Several federal and state laws protect individuals who “blow the whistle”, so learn more about whistleblower protection in the workplace in case you face a situation that requires you to decide whether or not to stand up for what is… Read more »

Devices You Didn’t Know Were At Risk

A general rule of thumb worth following: Any device that you can plug into the internet or a USB stick is going to be vulnerable, and the same goes for anything you might punch a password into. You know that you should keep your laptops, desktop computers and tablets safe, but you’re also going to… Read more »

Getting Software Safely

Getting new software for the office can be a trying process. Top quality programs like Photoshop can be prohibitively expensive for a small business when you need to outfit your whole office, and the free stuff is a bit of a crap shoot. Obviously, we have to recommend against pirating. Individuals using Sony Vegas or Adobe… Read more »

Uninstalling Everything

Your security software can do a lot, but it isn’t psychic. It doesn’t always know if you meant to install something, or if it piggybacked along with some freeware you picked up. Every now and then, it’s a good idea to just browse your uninstaller and see if there’s anything in there you don’t recognize. For Windows For… Read more »

8 Ways to Impress Your Boss as a New Employee

Congratulations on your new job! It’s now time to make a good impression on your boss. Here are eight steps you can take to start your new job on the right foot. Arrive on time. Every boss appreciates an employee who arrives on time and is ready to work. Plus, clocking in on time or… Read more »

Facebook at Work Catches On

You already probably use Facebook to connect with family and friends. Now, Facebook at Work gives you the benefits of social media and improves communication, collaboration and productivity. It’s catching on and might become the next big thing at your workplace. What is Facebook at Work? Facebook at Work looks and feels like Facebook.com. Both… Read more »

Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Workers’ Compensation pays for your medical treatments and care when you’re injured or become ill because of you work. It also provides additional benefits if you’re disabled or killed while on the job. Learn about several types of Workers” Compensation as you understand your benefits package. Medical Care When you’re injured at work, you need… Read more »

What Not To Say In Your Help Wanted Ad

Writing a help wanted ad can be a daunting task. It needs to be concise and to-the-point and descriptive. It also has to be completely free of any language that’s considered discriminatory. Use these tips about what you should avoid as you write an attractive and engaging help wanted ad for your company. Protected Status… Read more »