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Should You Really Unplug During the Holidays?

November 15, 2017 | 368 views

Should You Really Unplug During the Holidays?

Should You Really Unplug During the Holidays?

It’s tempting isn’t it? To turn your phone to airplane mode during your holiday feast and keep it that way while you clean up, unwind, and relax with the people you love? Absolutely it is. And if you look to a few experts, this time away from work is also healthy.

 

But there’s a different point of view that might not be considered. In fact, it might make you more stressed out and overwhelmed the more you unplug from your work during the holidays.

 

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Handling the Influx of Time Off Requests During the Holidays

October 11, 2017 | 374 views

Handling the Influx of Time Off Requests During the Holidays

Handling the Influx of Time Off Requests During the Holidays

It’s October, which means football, the flu, and family obligations are in full swing. Although you might have thought the summer months were overwhelming in terms of time off requests, the Fall is the start of the season when more people call in sick (many times, even when they aren’t physically ill).

 

As an employer, the influx of time off requests during the holidays can leave you short handed. And this can happen at a moment’s notice, forcing you to face unexpected holes in your schedule with limited time to fill them. Here are a few tips to help you cope.

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How to Master Customer Service During the Holiday Rush

December 9, 2015 | 832 views

How to Master Customer Service During the Holiday Rush

How to Master Customer Service During the Holiday Rush

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s also the most hectic. Crowds form, confusions arise, and customer tensions are at an all-time high.

 

Customer service is one of the biggest challenges in business. Toss in the holiday rush and you have a recipe for negative reviews, poor customer experiences, and lost sales. Before you lose your top customer service ranking (and potentially your best employees), here are a few tips to help you master customer service during the craziest time of year.

 

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How to Show Your Employees They’re Appreciated

November 18, 2015 | 955 views

How to Show Your Employees They’re Appreciated

How to Show Your Employees They’re Appreciated

‘Tis the season to be grateful. As you’re counting your blessings for your family, friends, and health consider your employees too.

 

Your employees are the people who keep your business running smoothly when you’re not around. They answer customer demands and put out small fires on a daily basis. It’s easy to miss saying “thanks” for all their hard work on a daily basis. This time of year gives you the perfect opportunity.

 

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