Podcasts are a great alternative to music if you’re looking for something to listen to at work or during your commute that is interesting, inspiring or simply entertaining.
If you’re unfamiliar or have never listened to one before, podcasts are digital audio files made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or mobile device, and typically available as a series. You can subscribe to them and receive updates when a new episode is available. There are thousands of podcasts out there about a wide variety of topics, and when you find one you love, it can become just as addictive as your favorite TV series.
Continue reading Listen while you work: Podcasts for long days at the desk
It’s a condition that affects 1 in 68 children in the United States. That’s 1 in 42 boys, and 1 in 189 girls.
One-third of these children are nonverbal.
One-third have an intellectual disability.
And an estimated 50,000 teens with this condition become adults each year, losing important school-based services that help them thrive.
Continue reading Shining a light on autism
A key element in having a more productive work day is your workspace. Are you comfortable? Are you inspired? If you’re sitting at a cubicle with nothing but your computer to look at, then those eight hours a day probably move by pretty slow. Likewise, if your desk is not positioned appropriately, then any discomfort you’re feeling in your back, neck or shoulders could keep you from being able to focus.
If you have flexibility to spruce up your workspace, here are some ideas for making it a place where you feel efficient, focused and comfortable.
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One of the most popular New Year’s resolutions people make is to improve wellness in some way, whether it’s exercising more, eating healthier, or losing 10 pounds. In early 2017, Google searches for “get healthy” increased nearly 14 percent, while the number of specific searches for “gym” during that time went up 315 percent over the previous year.
Continue reading Help employees meet their goals with workplace wellness
An essential part of a company’s business strategy is determining how it will give back to the community. Corporate philanthropy helps foster employee engagement, builds trust with consumers and generates value for the business.
But how do you choose the cause your business should support? It is not a decision to be taken lightly. Take the time to assess what causes make the most sense for your business through an informed discovery process.
Continue reading Find the cause that’s right for your business
Ready to trade in your high heels and sport coats for something a little more comfy? If the last two years are any indication, it’s likely you’ll get to. More employers are embracing casual workplace attire, and that’s expected to continue in 2018. Continue reading Trending: The casual workplace
You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, we’re tellin’ you why — because it’s no fun being an office Christmas party pooper! So listen up: If you haven’t planned something fun or inspirational for your employees or coworkers to celebrate the holiday season, now’s the time.
Continue reading It’s that time again: Office Christmas party time
Today, and every day, we have an attitude of gratitude.
There are so many things to be grateful for, aren’t there? Family, friends, health, fellowship. We’d be remiss, though, if we let Thanksgiving go by without expressing how thankful we are at WorkPlacePro for you, our customers.
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One of the things we value most at WorkPlacePro is our ability to create group unity and a supportive workplace.
Providing your staff with apparel that communicates a common message can help foster a pleasant work environment and an office culture of having fun and giving back.
Continue reading Supporting employees creates a supportive workplace
A cause that your business supports has a recognition day that’s approaching quickly, and you want to order shirts for your office staff to show support. It’s a month away. You remember that you saw a shirt design on WorkPlacePro that your coworkers will love, but when you go online to order, it’s no longer there.
Our customers tell us this is a common problem — when they are trying to promote an occupation or cause, they’re often too late in ordering the design they want. Let’s remedy that! At WorkPlacePro, we have processes and schedules in place to make sure we can produce the order you need in the time you need it. Because we are a print-to-order company, we only offer designs for a limited time.
Continue reading Can’t find the design? Tips for ordering with WorkPlacePro