Human Resources

Quick Tips on Reducing & Coping with Stress at Work

Quick Tips on Reducing & Coping with Stress at Work

If you have a job, chances are you have dealt with a stressful situation at some point. Even if you love what you do, the truth is that no matter what industry you work in there are different factors that can trigger stress for some people. Some of the most common sources are low salaries, excessive workloads, few or no opportunities for growth or advancement, unclear performance expectations - the list goes on. Why should employers try to reduce the causes of stress at work? Firstly, reducing work-related stress can be hugely beneficial to an employer:

Recreational Marijuana in Michigan: Now What?

Recreational Marijuana in Michigan: Now What?

In November of 2018 Michigan became the first Midwest state to pass legal recreational marijuana use. Adults 21 and older may grow up to 12 plants in their homes or locked in a secured outdoor location on their own property. As of this writing purchasing and selling marijuana for recreational use is still illegal due to federal law, but Michigan is expected to allow sales in 2019 for independent retailers.

3 New Years Resolutions for Success in the Workplace in 2019

3 New Years Resolutions for Success in the Workplace in 2019

2018 is coming to a close, and if you’re like me you’re probably making some resolutions to better yourself come the new year. Of course, there are the usual vows to exercise, call your mother more often, and maybe do something about that half-finished project you started last spring. However, what about when it comes to your professional life? Everyone develops bad habits over the years, and what better time to start fixing them than the new year? Here is a list of the 3 resolutions you should make in the workplace this year, and what you can do to follow through with them.

7 Topics to Cover in Year-End Performance Reviews

7 Topics to Cover in Year-End Performance Reviews

Year-end is fast approaching. As companies get all their ducks in a row, many organizations review employee performance before the calendar year ends. If you’re scheduled to meet with your manager, it’s a good idea to go into the review with a game plan. Let’s explore seven topics you’ll want to discuss in your year-end performance review.