• Tips to Motivate Employees During the Summer Slump
    Sun, sand… sluggishness? While the summer months are perfect for beach parties and cookouts, they are notorious for plummeting productivity. How can you beat the odds and help keep your employees engaged, motivated and productive as temps around the country soar? Here are some ideas.
  • Jealousy in the Workplace: When Competition becomes Negative
    A degree of competition in the workplace keeps employees at the top of their game. But when the battle for a promotion, and the extra green that comes with it, leads to eyes green with envy, the result can be disruptive.
  • Five Things to Do Your First Week on a New Job
    Congratulations on your new job! These are 5 things to do your first week.
  • How to Manage Someone Older than You
    Managing someone older than you are? Today's workplace is more diverse than ever before with people from as many as four or five different generations working together in one office. Learn how to navigate this tricky relationship.
  • Why Deferential Treatment Matters
    Deference is such a loaded word. One of those things that we all want, but so often struggle to give. Deference as I see it is a sign that you’ve been thoughtful and wise. Read on to learn more!!
  • Your Boss Doesn’t Communicate with You—Now What?
    A good boss serves as a teacher, advocate, and wellspring of information. They don’t just tell you what to do; they help you grow and develop in your chosen career. Having a boss that doesn’t communicate with you isn’t just frustrating. It can be detrimental to your success. Do you have an unresp...
  • 5 Things You Should Never Discuss With Your Coworkers
    Most of us have been guilty of oversharing at the water cooler or confiding in the wrong person at the office—and we can all recount a war story or two about ways our mouths have gotten us into trouble at work. There are certain things you should never, ever discuss with your coworkers, no matter...
  • Star Nurse Spotlights: Compassion, helping those in need and more
    As a part of the recognition of the 2021 Star Nurses we will spotlight nurses through May 24th. Check back each week for more spotlights from our Star Nurses.
  • Can We Get Rid of the Word Settling?
    How often did you think about or hear someone mention an intent to settle? Settling sounds like you have given up the possibility of finding a new job that brings with it hope. Read on to see more!
  • Losing Control of the Vehicle: Your Negative Thoughts
    We have the tendency to create expectations of ourselves that can be unrealistic. We will ‘fail’ sometimes. Read on to learn what steps to take to get back on track!!!
  • 5 Industries that Will Let You Work from Home
    The reality is, working from home doesn’t have to be something you just dream about. There are more remote/telecommuting jobs now than ever before, and opportunities are available in just about every field of work you can think of. So, whether you’re searching for your first job or looking to cha...
  • Star Nurse Spotlights: Showing a little light, being transparent, holistically caring and more
    As a part of the recognition of the 2021 Star Nurses we will spotlight nurses through May 24th. Check back each week for more spotlights from our Star Nurses.
  • When You Think, or Others Say, You Are Not Brave Enough
    Sometimes, what we choose to do isn’t because we are letting fear win or aren’t sufficiently brave. It’s worth asking yourself about your fear, and lack of bravery, in the context of when these things arose.
  • Here's Who to Talk to When HR (and Your Boss) Won't Listen
    Companies truly benefit from having a strong Human Resources (HR) department. But alas, not all businesses have gotten the memo. When your boss doesn’t listen (or the problem you’re having is with your boss), HR is supposed to be the place you can turn to for help. But when an HR department under...
  • The Job Candidate’s Online Reputation is Horrible—Here’s what to do.
    What happens when you do a little digging on a job candidate and discover they have a horrible online reputation? Do you move on to someone else or keep them in the hiring process? Read our take.
  • Are You Driving Your Coworkers Crazy?
    In every workplace, there's an annoying individual that drives their coworkers crazy. You might think that person is someone else. But have you ever stopped to consider it might actually be you? A lack of self-awareness is often the culprit behind irritating behaviors. So if you want to find out ...
  • Your Step-by-Step Guide to Tackling Your Biggest Interview Fears
    You may be excited about the prospect of getting a new job, but chances are you're less excited about the interview that could land it for you. Here’s a step-by-step guide to tackling your greatest interview fears.
  • Surviving An Office Breakup
    Life happens, especially where you spend a third of your day. Learn 10 steps to take to ensure a messy personal life at the workplace will not overshadow your professional one.
  • The Value of Teaching My Team Everything I Know: Should I Fear I'm Training My Replacement?
    Dating back to ancient Rome, great thinkers have believed “while we teach, we learn.” Modern research has confirmed that. It’s easy to forget that when you find yourself leading a team of talented fire-breathers who could be gunning for your job one day. If you teach them everything you know, tha...
  • 2020 Star Nurses Weekly Spotlight - Chapter 3
    As a part of the recognition of the 2020 Star Nurses finalists we will spotlight nurses through the end of summer. Check back each week for more spotlights from our 92 Star Nurses.