WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: Talking to Your Children about Conravirus

Talking to children about conravirus Children may worry about themselves, their family, and friends getting ill with COVID-19. Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear. Tips for […]

THROWBACK THURSDAY: What did you want to be when you grew up?

Today, that question might be answered thousands of ways: a doctor, a lawyer, a writer, a programmer, a musician, an actor, a pet groomer, circus performer, home builder, doctor, accountant, chef, postman, bio-medical engineer, detective, teacher, government official, corn farmer, truck mechanic…. the possibilities are endless in the 21st century! However, your list probably didn’t […]

Wednesday Workfact: Return to Workplace Guide

Building Confidence. Together.These are unprecedented times ” our communities, families, employees and organizations as a whole have all been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision and process for returning to the workplace can be complex and encompasses a variety of key aspects ” starting with a safe, clean and secure workplace. Fostering the wellbeing […]

Throwback Thursday: Rolls-Royce Trademark Registered in 1935

The Rolls-Royce trademark was registered on this day, June 18,   in 1935. The working partnership of Charles Stewart Rolls and Henry Frederick Royce began in 1904, was incorporated in 1906, and blossomed in 1908 when the partners moved their factory from Manchester to Derby (in England) and focused solely in producing the Silver Ghost […]

Wednesday Workfact: Coronavirus resources from the Dept. of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor has resources to help workers and employers prepare for the COVID-19 virus (also known as novel coronavirus). Workplace Safety The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has resources to help employers and workers prepare for and respond to coronavirus in the workplace. OSHA Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 “ […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: Easy Ways to Keep Your Workspace Cleaner and Safer

(excerpted from the Health story in the March 2 issue of the Washington Post) Offices Need To Prepare Themselves Beyond Coronavirus The spread of COVID-19 is affecting offices around the world. The virus is zoonotic, meaning   it is transmitted between animals and people. Standard recommendations to prevent infection spread include regular hand washing, covering […]

WORKFACT WEDNESDAY: Office & Work Facts

Random fun facts about the workplace — which one is your favorite? Tuesday is the most productive day of the week. Listening to the right music while working helps people get things done faster. Adults who regularly get 7.5 to 9 hours of sleep per night are up to 20% more productive. Drinking sufficient amount […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACT:

 Catch some Zzzzz’s.Adults who regularly get 7.5 to 9 hours of sleep per night are up to 20% more productive Quench that thirst. Drinking sufficient amount of water/liquid can increase your daily productivity by 14%. You’ve got mail. Workers spend more than 25% of their day in reading and answering emails. If they check emails […]

THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Birth of the Shopping Cart

One of the first shopping carts was introduced on June 4, 1937, the invention of Sylvan Goldman, owner of the Humpty Dumpty supermarket chain in Oklahoma. One night, in 1936, Goldman sat in his office wondering how customers might move more groceries.[3] He found a wooden folding chair and put a basket on the seat […]

TIP TUESDAY: Gambling in the Office

Are your employees gambling at work? With the Super Bowl and NCAA basketball tournaments coming up, it’s almost a sure bet that at least some employees are gambling on sports during company time, using company equipment. Sometimes, employees don’t wait for major sporting event to gamble, instead betting on the Oscars, American Idol, and coworkers’ […]