Entries by Anastasia Warren

6 Steps to a Smooth Re-Entry from Vacation

By Anastasia Warren   You just spent the last few days soaking up the sun with your toes in the sand. Or maybe, you took a week to relax at home and get caught up around the house. Whatever you did, it was vacation – time off while your workplace continued to do business. Getting […]

Good Ol' Suggestion Box

By Anastasia Warren, Marketing Manager   Sometimes, the best solution is something simple, old-fashioned, and proven to work. The issue of employees feeling comfortable enough to bring light to issues in the workplace is apparent at most companies. No matter how open your management team or leadership is, some employees will always find it difficult […]

The Details: How to Handle Employee Turnover

By Anastasia Warren, Marketing Manager   Warning: This blog contains important information regarding payroll, your employees and your business. As a business owner, employee turnover and termination is inevitable. It is important for you to be informed on the procedures involved, so, should the circumstance arrive, you are prepared. Important things to note: Employees that […]

The new out-of-office email

By Anastasia Warren   Automatic reply: I am currently out of the office, I will get back to you as soon as possible. Or some version of that. Though necessary, there’s nothing more discouraging then receiving an automatic reply. Will they ever see the email? How long will it take them to catch up? Should […]

Desserts and decorations… and something else

By Funmi Sheddy   It’s only October… yet you’ve probably already seen holiday décor at the local store, and if you haven’t – it’s coming soon. So, is it too early to start preparing for the fall and winter holidays? In my opinion, no. Now, I don’t mean preparation in the traditional sense – wish […]

Connection in the Workplace

By Anastasia Warren   The sad desk lunch. If you haven’t seen the video, watch it here. Although the video is a bit extreme and comical, it has a point. You spend at minimum, around 40 hours a week at work. The rest you spend sleeping, cleaning, exercising, practicing hobbies, and spending time with your […]

3 ways to kick-off fall season right

By Anastasia Warren   It’s officially fall. We’re seeing pumpkin spice lattes, a few yellow leaves and experiencing an overall feeling of the new season. As we enter into the season of football, deadlines and colder weather, it’s important to remain motivated and inspired in our work. How do we do this? Here are three easy […]