Workplace Issues

6 Signs You Are Dealing with Excessive Stress at Work

Early Symptoms of workplace stress overload Between 2015 and 2016, stress at work accounted for 37% of all work-related ill health cases. It was also responsible for 45% of all working days lost due to ill health. The ironic side of work stress is that you might be experiencing a lot of mental and physical

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Bad Habits at Work That Hurt Your Productivity

Ugly workplace habits that make you unproductive As an employee, you want to ensure that you stay productive and one of the ways to achieve this is to work smarter with as little distraction as possible. However, one of the biggest obstacles that lie on your journey is bad habits that kill your productivity. Bad

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Unhappy Employees Should Not be Taken For Granted

Disgruntled employees are ticking time bombs As an employer, the capacity of unhappy employees to hurt your organisation should never be taken for granted or handled with levity. The reason is simple. Disgruntled employees are unhappy, unproductive, lack motivation, less likely to channel their energy towards achieving the goals of the organisation, and risk spreading

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How To Motivate Employees to Perform Better

Tips to make employees productive When workers are happy, they are more productive. The question then becomes – how do you motivate your workforce to perform better and to help the business grow? Interestingly, keeping your employees inspired and driven to do more does not require budgeting millions. Rather, with a little planning, you can

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Employee Retention Strategies and Ideas That Work

Cost-effective ways to attract and retain the Best talents One of the toughest challenges that employers are faced with is being able to retain good employees. Finding them is one thing but keeping them within the organisation is not as easy as it seems. We should add here that while some employers work under the

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Gifts and Valentine’s Day Ideas for Coworkers in Nigeria

The perfect gift for that special colleague at work Valentine’s Day offers the opportunity to show and remind your coworkers how much you appreciate and value them. For those who have that special colleague, February 14 could be the perfect day to get him or her a special gift. It is, however, important that you

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Ways Poor Personal Hygiene at Work Can Stunt Your Career

Don’t hurt your career with dirty habits Can an employee possibly have a stunted career because he/she has a poor personal hygiene? According to a study, 23% of employers affirmed that bad breath and certain aspects of a worker’s physical appearance would make them less likely to promote that person. This means that as an

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New Year Ambition: How to Get a Promotion in Nigeria

Will you get a promotion in 2017? Were you promoted at your place of work last year? If the answer is yes, then congratulations. If however, you were not promoted, we will show you smart ways to get a promotion this year in this article. When we refer to ways to get you a promotion,

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14 Signs You Might Lose Your Job in the Next 6 Months

Hey! You Are About to Lose Your Job? Is it possible that you can lose your job and not see it coming? Of course, this is possible as made manifest by reports and incidents. Take for instance, did you know that as an employee, you could lose your job for misusing the internet? In some

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6 Office Culture Tips Entrepreneurs Must Follow to Succeed

Impact of Office Culture on Employee Performance The presence or absence of a positive office culture within an organisation can determine how productive employees would be or if they would merely spend their time unproductively and still get paid at the end of the month. At this point in time, their skill does not matter.

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