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How to Create a Stress-Free Work Environment
By Jennifer Post | January 28, 2022

Some workplace stress is inevitable, but you can help your team find ways to minimize the strain.

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20 Easy Ways to Boost Your Productivity
By Matt D'Angelo | January 14, 2022

It can be hard to improve your productivity. These easy tips can help you be more productive without a herculean effort.

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The 10 Happiest (and Unhappiest) Jobs for 2015
By Chad Brooks | December 21, 2021

While most people want a job that's going to make them happy, some positions give you a better chance of attaining happiness at work than others.

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How to Manage a Multigenerational Workforce
By Rebecka Green | December 21, 2021

Having a generationally diverse team is great for your business.

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Forced Arbitration Under Fire as Google Axes Policy
By Andrew Martins | December 21, 2021

After weeks of pressure, Google has put the kibosh on its mandatory arbitration agreement, clearing the way for employees to take the tech giant to court if their rights are violated.

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Workplace Harassment: How to Recognize and Report It
By Skye Schooley | December 21, 2021

Workplace harassment takes many forms. Here's how to identify some of the most common forms of harassment, as well as what you should do when you see it happening.

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How Much Does It Cost You to Go to Work?
By Chad Brooks | December 21, 2021

Employees spend more than $3,300 a year on costs related to going to work each day.

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Workplace Conflicts? 5 Tips to Improve Communication
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 21, 2021

Use these five communication strategies to effectively resolve workplace conflict.

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Music and Its Effect on Productivity
By Skye Schooley | December 21, 2021

Listening to music while working is very common, but does it affect productivity? Learn what the experts say music can do for your efficiency.

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Friends With Boundaries: Handling Friendships in the Workplace
By Business News Daily Editor | December 20, 2021

Don't let the line between work buddies and lifelong confidants get too blurry. Here's how to maintain professional friendships at work.

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20 Fun and Affordable Gifts for Your Boss
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 20, 2021

Finding a gift for your boss can be tough—use this guide to help you find the perfect present for any type of boss.

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Grasshopper Review
By Chad Brooks | December 20, 2021

Grasshopper is our favorite virtual business phone service for a mobile workforce because of its ease of use and flexibility.

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RingCentral Review
By Chad Brooks | December 20, 2021

RingCentral is our favorite phone service for businesses because of its wide array of features, reliability and multiple service plans.

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Dialpad Review
By Jeff Hale | December 20, 2021

Dialpad offers voice calling, video conferencing and text messaging. This flexibility helps small businesses connect with clients in ways that work best for both customers and businesses. This VoIP...

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Nextiva Review
By Jeff Hale | December 20, 2021

Nextiva is one of the best phone systems for businesses with multiple locations. It's a cloud-based VoIP system that can spread across several offices and stores yet still be managed from one central...

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Ooma Review
By Chad Brooks | December 20, 2021

Ooma Office is our favorite business phone system for very small businesses because of its easy installation and low cost.

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8x8 Review
By Chad Brooks | December 17, 2021

8x8 is our favorite phone system for small businesses because of its features, reliability and customer service.

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The Top 10 Most and Least Stressful Jobs
By Simone R. Johnson | December 16, 2021

Some jobs are more strenuous than others, and while stress is normal, it can lead to burnout. Check out the most and least stressful jobs.

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Americans Spend 23 Hours Per Week Online, Texting
By Business News Daily | December 16, 2021

A study finds that Americans spend almost a full day per week online or texting.

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5 Simple, Proven Ways to Be a Better Co-Worker
By Brittney Morgan | December 14, 2021

No one wants to feel like their co-workers dislike them, but if you're feeling left out and you're not taking steps to make yourself more available to your peers.

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How to Manage Workplace Relationships
By Adam Uzialko | December 13, 2021

When you work in close proximity, sometimes sparks fly. How can employees and managers ensure that nobody gets burned when it comes to the sometimes volatile nature of workplace romances?

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Unified Communications: Make Your Phone System Work Harder
By Chad Brooks | December 10, 2021

You might be surprised by the myriad features your business phone system offers.

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Disrespectful Employees? How to Fix a Toxic Workplace
By Sean Peek | December 10, 2021

Employees who are treated poorly by co-workers often start feeling entitled to treat others the same way. Here's how to stop it.

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6 Types of Office 'Politicians' and How to Handle Them
By Eduardo Vasconcellos | December 07, 2021

Many workers participate in some form of office politics, with most doing so as a way to get ahead.

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College Professors Reveal What They Love (and Hate) About Their Jobs
By Brittney Morgan | December 06, 2021

You may have gone to school for years, but have you ever stopped to think about what it's like to be on the other side of the lecture hall?

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What Mailing Equipment Does My SMB Need?
By Katharine Paljug | December 06, 2021

If you spend more than $50 on mail each month, your small business should invest in the right equipment.

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Destination Dream Job: Creating a Career Roadmap
By Nicole Fallon | December 01, 2021

Whether you want to run your own company or snag the corner office at your current job, you probably have an end-goal for your career.

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Texting Friends From Work Makes Employees More Productive
By Chad Brooks | December 01, 2021

Why smartphones can equal increased productivity.

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Caught on Video: Employees Behaving (Very) Badly
By Chad Brooks | November 24, 2021

Some companies create videos they hope will go viral. Others have video greatness thrust upon them. These five companies wish they could recall videos that made them look very, very bad.