Qualities to Look for in a Chat App for Your Business

Qualities to Look for in a Chat App for Your Business

There are many reasons why an increasing number of businesses are turning to chat apps for effective communication in the workplace.

In a recent internal experiment, Halton Housing Trust, a company that owns and manages 6,400 homes and employs 280 people, found that the employees typically spent 40% of their work weeks sending and responding to emails that added no value to the business.

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Unique Employee Benefits Offered by Companies Around the World

Unique Employee Benefits Offered by Companies Around the World

Paid sick days, flex time and free lunches have become rather cliché in the world of popular employee benefits. Forward-thinking employers have invented new ways to boost staff morale, productivity and happiness. Here are unique, sometimes wacky, employee perks from around the world.

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5 Technologies That Are Increasing Employee Happiness

5 Technologies That Are Increasing Employee Happiness

Technology has evolved in leaps and bounds over the past few years. While these advances make many areas of our lives better, one of the hallmarks of great innovations is that they make it easier to do business. Since studies have shown that happy employees are up to 20 percent more productive than their gloomy colleagues, it's obvious that increasing worker happiness could have financial benefits. Fortunately, many technologies are focusing on just that.

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There’s No Such Thing as Work-Life Balance: Let's Talk Work-Life Flow.

There’s No Such Thing as Work-Life Balance: Let's Talk Work-Life Flow.

Managing a staff of employees makes “work-life balance” seem even more like a myth.

How do you cope with challenges when launching new projects is stressful? Perhaps your employees begin to get on edge when the strain of deadlines takes its toll. Some may face exhaustion due to negative circumstances in their family or relationships.

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Unique Holidays Celebrated All Over the World

Unique Holidays Celebrated All Over the World

The things the world shares in common are what brings everyone together. One look at the holidays celebrated in countries around the globe shows that people have far more in common than some would think. From Earth Day to April Fool's Day, there are countless celebrations everyone recognizes. Of course, it's the unique holidays that really stand out, and these are some of the most interesting.

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