How the Remote Office Will Become More Like the Regular Office

February 27, 2018

Telecommuting has opened doors for hiring managers to more easily find qualified candidates without having to worry about their location. According to…


How to Organize Yourself for Tax Season

February 23, 2018

Whether you’re filing taxes for just yourself, or need to report taxes on behalf of your company, this time of year can be stressful. Here are a few ways…


4 Pie Recipes You’ll Love

February 22, 2018

Did you know that February is Great American Pie Month? Celebrate by making one of these delicious pie recipes below!


How to Freshen the Air at Work

February 20, 2018

Whether you are trying to remove an unpleasant smell, or need to get some air circulation to make your space less stagnant, here are a few ways to…


Preparing for Maternity & Paternity Leave

February 15, 2018

Preparing for a baby is a lot of work. You need to take time off from work so you can be ready. For mothers, this is a maternity leave, and for fathers…


Best Love Songs

February 13, 2018

Valentine’s Day is coming up, so there’s no better time to listen to some love songs. Writing a good love song is no easy task, but hundreds of artists…


What To Do If You Feel Overwhelmed at Work

February 9, 2018

Are you feeling overwhelmed at work? You’re not alone. According to The American Institute of Stress, 40 percent of employees report that their job is…


Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas That Aren’t Chocolate or Flowers

February 8, 2018

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Are you stuck on gift ideas for your significant other? While chocolate and flowers are usually the most…


Easy Jewelry Crafts You Can Create

February 6, 2018

There are many types of jewelry you can make on your own. Here are a few ideas that are easy to make and can save you money.


Are You Getting Storage Full Notifications?

February 2, 2018

You just took a great photo and it wouldn’t save to your phone because your storage is full. Sound familiar? If so, here’s what you can do.


What to Gift for Engagement Parties

January 30, 2018

One of your friends or family members just got engaged. It’s an exciting time for all, and you’re excited to attend their wedding. With engagement…


The Benefits of Coloring for Adults

January 25, 2018

Adult coloring books are some of the best-selling items on the market right now. Adults like to color because it’s an activity that provides a wide…


Keep Yourself Safe from Identity Theft

January 23, 2018

$16 billion was stolen from over 15 million U.S. citizens last year, according to research from the Insurance Information Institute. Identity theft…


How to Start an Office Yoga Club

January 19, 2018

Yoga can provide many benefits to our bodies. Approximately 9.5 percent of U.S. adults have tried yoga before, according to the National Center for…


5 Office Supplies You Should Have

January 18, 2018

Think about the office supplies you use every day. You might do a good job of ordering sticky notes, staples, and pens, but what are some other office…


How AI is Changing Meetings

January 16, 2018

As technology advances, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a key factor in the business world. Many companies have created AI assistants that can…


Best Songs to Play While Working

January 11, 2018

Sometimes, all you want to do at work is listen to some music you love. When it comes to listening at work, it’s important to consider who you work for…


Did Somebody Say Chowder?

January 9, 2018

For soup lovers, a tasty chowder can be enjoyed as a hearty lunch, or a starter at dinnertime. Below, we feature a few recipes for traditional clam…


4 Ways to Better Yourself Financially This Year

January 4, 2018

Now that the holidays are over, you’re probably thinking about how you can reduce your debt and pay off any outstanding bills you might have. According…


Start the New Year on the Right Track

January 2, 2018

The New Year is here. In regards to technology, there are a number of tasks you should complete to make sure that you’re organized. These are just a few…


What Millennials Are Really Looking for in an Office

December 28, 2017

As Millennials take on managerial roles and Generation Z starts to enter the workforce, the amenities that they want in an office differ from those who…


4 Ways to Easily Invest

December 27, 2017

You finally saved up the minimum funds to start making investments. Before you dive in, there are a few considerations that you will need to think about.


Must-Have Songs on Your New Year’s Eve Playlist

December 22, 2017

It’s hard to believe that 2017 is coming to a close. Planning the perfect playlist for a New Year’s Eve gathering can be tough when thinking about…


How to Keep Up When Working from Home

December 21, 2017

For those of you who work from home, you may find various distractions to prevent you from focusing on your tasks. Whether it’s a pile of dirty dishes or…


Great Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

December 19, 2017

Did you wait until the last minute to do holiday gift shopping? You’re not alone. Last year, last-minute spending led to a strong finish for the holiday…


How to Ask Your Boss for a Raise

December 14, 2017

Let’s face it, asking for a raise can be nerve-racking. At the end of the day, just remember the worst he or she can say is no. Here’s how to go in with…


You Received a New Gadget… Now What?

December 12, 2017

With the holidays approaching, there’s a good chance you are either giving or receiving a new phone, smartwatch, or tablet. But what should you do once…


Gifts You Can Make This Holiday Season

December 8, 2017

The rush is on. Have you missed buying a gift for someone? Don’t worry, you still have time to hand-make something! Here are a few ideas below.


Gingerbread Gems

December 7, 2017

Nothing says the holidays quite like gingerbread treats! Here are some traditional and unique recipes to share with your family and friends this holiday…


How to Make Time for Exercise

December 5, 2017

On extremely busy work days, you might forget to eat lunch or work through it. And, after back to back meetings all day, the last thing you want to do is…


Holiday Gifting: Who You Shouldn’t Forget

December 1, 2017

Let’s face it, the holidays are a hectic time for everyone. You know that you’re going to be buying gifts for your family and friends, but what about…


Holiday Office Party Do’s & Don’ts

November 29, 2017

Many companies throw holiday parties to thank their employees for their hard work. If your company is hosting a party, there are some things you should…


The Breakroom as a Social Hub

November 27, 2017

The breakroom is one of the few places in an office where everyone who works in an office meets. It’s where accounting meets developers. It’s where…


Easy-to-Make Holiday Decorations

November 22, 2017

Need something to spruce up your home this holiday season? Here are a few holiday crafts that are easy to make.


The Origins Behind Holiday Classics

November 20, 2017

Ever wonder how some holiday tunes were first created?  Ever wondered who exactly is Parson Brown? Here is how some of your favorite holiday tunes…


5 Things You Can Do with Your Spare Change

November 16, 2017

How much spare change do you accumulate in a day? Even though you may think that a bunch of pennies and dimes are useless, every little bit can help you…


How Your Current Office Design Could Be Distracting

November 14, 2017

Do you have trouble getting work done in your current office environment? You’re not alone. According to The Telegraph, employees waste approximately 759…


5 Unhealthy Foods with Surprising Health Benefits

November 10, 2017

There are many foods and beverages, like dark chocolate, coffee and avocados, about which multiple studies tend to contradict each other. One day it…


5 Ways to Speed Up a Slow Mac

November 9, 2017

Are you sick of seeing the spinning pinwheel on your screen? If every new application you open causes your Mac to freeze up, then it may be time to take…


Healthy Sides to Bring to the Thanksgiving Table

November 7, 2017

Were you asked to bring something for Thanksgiving, and have no idea what to make? Fortunately, there’s still time to learn something new. Here are a few…


Are We Better Working in Mornings or Afternoons?

October 31, 2017

Go around and ask everyone in your office this question: Are you more productive in the morning or in the afternoon? Chances are, you’ll get a…


How to Save Time While Shopping For Gifts

October 26, 2017

Shopping for someone else can be a hassle at times. Whether it’s a product you want that’s out of stock, or accidentally ordering the wrong item, there’s…


Does Listening to Music While Working Actually Make You More Productive?

October 24, 2017

Chances are, you’ve seen multiple answers regarding this question. Similar to other studies, there’s plenty of disagreement between scientists and…


How to Get the Best Finds at Craft Fairs

October 19, 2017

Craft fairs are great for looking for new home décor, or if you need a gift for someone. It’s also a great way to support the local economy. While they…


Extra Ways to Make Money Before the End of 2017

October 17, 2017

Looking to make some extra money before the end of the year? According to USA Today, approximately 7.8 million Americans hold a second job. Fortunately…


The Super Worker: Who is it?

October 12, 2017

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the way people work. We have tools and technology that allow us to work smarter, not harder. On the flip side…


How You Can Welcome Your New Hire

October 10, 2017

New research from Bersin by Deloitte shows that companies increased their spending on average by $4,000 from 2013 to 2014. How does your company…


How to Master a New Tool or App You Use at Work

October 6, 2017

Apps and tools can help save employees time on everyday tasks. According to Forbes, 79 percent of all teams work virtually. If you’re based in Boise, but…


Scrumptious Apple Recipes

October 5, 2017

Looking for something different to eat? Try to make one of these scrumptious apple recipes featured below!


How to Make the Lunch Break Workout a Reality

October 3, 2017

The lunch break… do you actually take one? According to a recent NPR story, only one in five employees actually takes a lunch break. If you eat at your…


Must Have Items for Fall Gift Baskets

September 28, 2017

Need to create a gift basket, but are you stumped on what to include? It can be tough sometimes to figure out what to include in a gift basket for a…


4 Crafts to Make at Home this Fall

September 26, 2017

If there’s any time of year to get into crafts, it’s fall. There are plenty of great options for you to choose from, no matter where you live. All of the…


How You Can Move Your Workouts Indoors This Fall

September 22, 2017

As summer comes to a close, you still have time to enjoy outdoor workouts. If you live in an area where leaves fall and temperatures take a nosedive, it…


How to Improve Your Relationship with Your Boss

September 21, 2017

Sometimes, it’s tough to know how your boss really feels about your work. There may be some days where you feel like you’re at the top of the world…


Pretty Pumpkin Dishes

September 19, 2017

With the start of fall, comes plenty of opportunities to savor pumpkin flavored dishes and beverages. Each of the recipes below are perfect to try from…


Tasks You Didn’t Know You Could Automate

September 14, 2017

How much time per day do you think you could save by automating some of your daily tasks? Automation can allow you to save money, reduce time spent on…


How Journaling Can Make You a Better Employee

September 12, 2017

Journaling for 20 minutes a day can help you unlock many health benefits. It can be a great way to improve writing skills and help you find your…


The Biggest Money Mistakes You Can Make in Your 30s

September 8, 2017

In your 30s, many major life moments happen. You may get married to the person of your dreams, or have a child. This is also a very important time to…


Mobile Technology’s Influence on Day-To-Day Communications

September 7, 2017

Think about how much progress has been made in phone technology in the past 10 years. While the iPhone was just launched, you may have owned a phone…


What Music is Best to Listen to While Driving

September 5, 2017

When you’re behind the wheel, there’s a lot around you to pay attention to. Between other drivers, pedestrians, and weather conditions, it can be…


4 Simple Steps to Improving Your Photography Skills

August 29, 2017

Have you always wanted to pursue photography as a hobby, but aren’t sure what to do? Thanks to improved cameras in phones, anyone can take a great picture.


5 Things You Should Do Every Friday

August 25, 2017

You’ve finally made it to the end of the week! You’ve been through a lot of meetings and are ready for some time away from the office (or maybe working…


What To Expect Running Your First 5K

August 24, 2017

More than 7 million people participated in a 5K in 2015, according to runningusa.org. If you’ve officially signed up for your first 5K, you might not be…


Pros & Cons of Joint Bank Accounts

August 22, 2017

Whether you’re a newlywed or have been married for 20 years, thinking about combining bank accounts can be a difficult decision. Recent studies from…


Which Internet Browser is Best?

August 17, 2017

Chances are, you already have your trusted Internet browser that you use every day. Sometimes, it might be good to look and see if there are other…


Make Vegetables Less Boring

August 15, 2017

Vegetables are an important component of any diet. Sometimes, you may get tired of just boiling them in a pot and serving them steamed. Fear not, because…


How Can You Find New Music?

August 11, 2017

You know what music you like and don’t like. While you may love listening to Arcade Fire or Stevie Wonder on repeat, you’re always looking to listen to…


The Craziest Office Perks

August 10, 2017

When you’re looking for employment, benefits can make or break your job offer. While most employees are looking at health care, retirement savings, and…


Gift Ideas for Retirement

August 8, 2017

After working for many years, an employee decides it’s time to retire. Usually, most retirement ceremonies will include a gift from an employer for that…


Downtown Revitalizations: Austin, TX

August 3, 2017

Austin, Texas is one of the fastest growing cities in the entire U.S., according to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. With Austin being home to…


Stay Cool During Your Workout

July 27, 2017

During the summer, it’s tough to stay cool even when you just go for a walk outside. When working out, it’s important that your body stays cool and that…


Save Time Before Your Next Business Trip

July 25, 2017

Business trips can feel like a hurricane-force gust of wind is ready to knock you down. Combining the stress of your normal workday, along with hassles…


How Effective is a Team-Building Day?

July 21, 2017

One of the latest trends within the office is for employees to take a day outside the office to do team-building activities. The question many employers…


5 Unique Subscription Boxes

July 20, 2017

No matter how old you are, there always seems to be a sense of excitement when a package arrives in the mail. Thanks to subscription boxes, you can now…


Signs You Might Have Perfect Pitch

July 18, 2017

Know someone who’s able to memorize a song in an instant and sing in perfect key? Chances are, they may have perfect pitch. Also known as absolute pitch…


Savory Desserts A La Mode

July 14, 2017

With warmer weather here, nothing says summer like cooling down at the end of the night with a bowl of ice cream. Rather than indulging in your usual cup…


How Can I Avoid Credit or Debit Card Fraud?

July 13, 2017

46 percent of Americans were victims of credit card fraud last year, according to creditdonkey.com. Chances are, you may know someone in the past year…


Downtown Revitalizations: Savannah, GA

July 11, 2017

Located just a few miles east of I-95, Savannah, Georgia was America’s first planned city and has become a popular stopover point for those heading south…


Help! My Computer is Running Slow!

July 7, 2017

Imagine you’re on a tight deadline and you’re working diligently on your computer. You’re typing away and doing some research, when all of a sudden you see…


How to Find a New Hobby

July 5, 2017

Tired of doing the same thing every day after you get home from work? Have some spare time you’d like to fill finding a new hobby? It’s never too late to…


What to Do Before Getting a New Phone

June 29, 2017

Looking to get a new phone, but not sure what to do beforehand? Even if it’s because of an incident, it’s important to do your homework to find the phone…


Abandoned Malls as Office Spaces?

June 27, 2017

You might have heard that there are numerous malls throughout the U.S. that are in danger of closing. According to research from Time Magazine…


Feel Good Songs for Summer

June 23, 2017

Whether it’s Friday and you’re ready for the weekend, or it’s only Tuesday, there’s always a good time to listen to some feel-good music. The summer…


Downtown Revitalizations: Pittsburgh, PA

June 22, 2017

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania: A center for steel and manufacturing turned into a world-class city with established universities and a great arts scene. For…


What Flowers Are the Best to Gift?

June 20, 2017

Flower bouquets can be a beautiful gift to give. Whether it’s to recognize a performance of a play, or a simple thank-you gift, there are many options…


Elevate Your Next Summer BBQ

June 15, 2017

Have you started planning your BBQ yet? Looking for some new games or decorations for this summer? Here are a couple of suggestions to elevate your…


Re-evaluate Your Finances This Summer

June 13, 2017

Do you find that you’re spending more than you should? Summer marks the halfway point of the year, and is also a great time to evaluate your spending…


Wellness Challenges to Try in Your Office

June 9, 2017

Office wellness programs not only help employees team build, but can also help reduce absenteeism. According to a CDC study, companies that have a…


How to Make Tracking Billable Hours Easier

June 8, 2017

Time is money. You probably can’t count the number of times you’ve heard that saying throughout your career. Time estimates are vital for ensuring that a…


4 Salads to Try This Summer

June 6, 2017

Summer is a great time to try a new recipe. Salads don’t take long to make, allowing you to enjoy great weather. They’re also a great option for those…


4 Practical Ways to Reduce Student Debt

May 30, 2017

$28,400 is the average amount of debt racked up by college graduates, according to a study from lendedu.com. Student debt is a major burden for young…


Connected Conference Rooms: What To Expect in the Future

May 25, 2017

If you work in an office, think of your current conference room. If you’ve been working at the same company for decades, how has your conference room…


Prevent Summer Brain Drain

May 23, 2017

If you have kids, then you know the inevitable “I’m bored” that might echo through your home throughout the summer. According to Oxford Learning…


Downtown Revitalizations: Milwaukee, WI

May 18, 2017

Milwaukee, Wisconsin consists of many historic neighborhoods, including the Historic Third Ward and South Milwaukee, and was settled by many immigrants…


Using Facebook Live For Business

May 16, 2017

Over the past year, Facebook Live has become a great way for businesses to connect with their customers in real time. According to Facebook, users watch…


Best Tasks To Do On Mondays

May 11, 2017

Mondays bring a fresh start to the week. They allow you to set a path for the four days that proceed. According to Hubspot, Mondays are the second most…


Most Common Themes in Songs

May 9, 2017

Every song has a story to tell. Even if a song doesn’t have lyrics, the instruments used, along with the key signature and the way each note is played…


Unique Gifts for Mothers & Fathers Day

May 5, 2017

Are you looking for a gift that will make your parents or spouse say “wow”? Sometimes, it may feel like you give the same things for every holiday.


Make Your BBQ Great

May 4, 2017

With summer approaching, have you thought about what you’ll cook up for the next BBQ you attend? Whether you’re responsible for serving the main dish, or…


Is It Better to Exercise in the Morning or Evening?

May 2, 2017

Are you an early bird or a night owl? This is a tough thing for many new and veteran exercisers to determine. Both times have pros and cons, and while a…