How to Get Motivated to Go to Work Every Single Day
If you wake up every day and wonder "how do I get to work", here's the best advice for motivating yourself to go to work every day.
What Our Kids Think We Do at Work
In honor of ‘National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day’, we thought it would be fun to see if our kids know what we do at work. So we asked them. On camera. The answers are hilarious & so we thought we’d share with the people who make our jobs possible. We appreciate the support of YOU, our readers, viewers, students, and sponsors. Thank you guys! Enjoy! -- The Moms & Dads of Wells Media Group, Inc. (Insurance Journal, Carrier Management…
How to Deal with Rejection at Work: 9 Powerful Tactics
When it comes to dealing with rejection at work, I've learned why and how you can't let it get to your head too much. Here's how to deal with rejection the smart way.
101 Ways to Live, Work and Goof Off More Ambitiously
To go from a mere Type A to a Type A+, consider these inspiring suggestions. You’ll never vacation, ask for raises, ascend Mount Everest, eat pizza or blow bubbles the complacent way again.
10 Things I Love at Work (and Want at Home)
The workplace feels more like home these days and I find myself coveting things I’d love to bring home I’m in love. I’m not talking about royal fairy tales found in Buckingham Palace or romances made for the movies. I’m talking about where I spend a large part of my waking hours – my workplace. The office used to be a vast sea of uniformity. But, it’s gotten to know me better over the years. It’s learned what I like and what makes…
10 Tips to Energize Earth Month at Work
Sustainable businesses practices aren't just good for the planet - they're good for employees and the bottom line too. Here are 10 tips that will help your company make positive changes, during Earth Month and all year round Bike to work, car pool, use mass transit, or walk. Set goals and compete with friends by logging your hours into the National Bike Challenge or a local Commuter Challenge . Better yet, encourage your workplace to become a Bicycle Friendly Business . Get a…
How to Limit Distractions at Work
In a previous post, we discussed the numerous and negative impacts distractions have on our work. Distractions not only cause us to take longer to complete tasks but also decrease our quality of work once it’s completed. However, there are ways we can help mitigate and minimize these distractions, and The New York Times best-selling …
Return-to-Work Accommodations and Modifications: What Employers Should Know
A return-to-work (RTW) program helps an employee who has suffered an extended illness or injury return to work as efficiently and safely as possible
How to find meaningful work
Everyone wants to do work that is meaningful. But what does “meaningful work” mean Here’s one take from author Adam Smiley Poswolsky: “Meaningful work is about finding alignment between your unique gifts and the impact you want to have, in a way that supports your desired quality of life. That might mean starting your own business, or it may mean aligning your personal mission with an…
How does Fuel Injection Work
The electrically powered, computer-controlled syringe that injects more power into an engine. Fuel injection systems are the delivery agents that help a car move. They spray fuel into the combustion chamber, where it mixes with air before being ignited. Fuel injection is a totally computer-controlled process that is fully responsive – the very millisecond any …
How the Gospel Affects Our Work
Good morning! I suppose most of you know me, but for those that don’t, my name is Matt Heerema and I usually serve as one of the music leaders here at Stonebrook. I’m on staff here with the church help with that role as well as a few other things, and I also own a business here in Ames that provides graphic design and digital communications consulting. I have a couple employees there, and between these two roles I work A LOT of…
How did the Enigma machine work?
On the day The Imitation Game hits cinemas, a look at how Allied codebreakers untangled the Enigma
Tips for Returning to Work After Vacation
Coming back to work after vacation can be stressful. In our #SpinSucksQuestion, Whitney Danhauer dives into tips to make your return manageable.
How Does Alarm Monitoring Work?
Alarm monitoring, the most important part of a security system facilitates notification of the authorities when needed. Learn how it's done.
3 Tips for Improving Resilience at Work
Resilience is the ability to recover from a negative event that life throws at you, making it easier to enjoy life. Careerlink explores resilience at work.
How to Approach the Future of Work
The workers’ comp industry must meet the challenges of attracting and retaining top talent and responding to evolving work cultures.
Why Temporary Work Is Worth It
By Kerry Hanon Recently, the big online job site, CareerBuilder, released a Harris Interactive survey that showed that more than a third of American companies are operating with smaller staffs than before the recession. To keep business trucking along, 36 percent of companies will hire contract or temporary workers in 2012, up from 28 percent …
Work gloves: what you need to know
Whatever your trade or profession, if you carry out tasks that involve working with your hands, it is more than likely that you will wear work glov
How does land surveying work?
We use all kinds of smaller measuring tools in our everyday lives such as rulers, protractors, and tape measures. These tools work fine for home projects, but what if we need to layout something large like a road, bridge, dam, or pipeline? Surveying is the science of taking big measurem
Equity Work Should Start From the Top
Two leaders of one of the nation’s largest school districts encourage their fellow school and district leaders to work for equity in their schools and share their expertise and recommendations.