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  • How To Create An Inclusive Company Holiday Party


    Recently on the WorkBright blog, we talked about how to host a company holiday party. While hosting a holiday party is fun, it can be isolating, depending on what your team celebrates. Today, we wanted to cover how to have a genuinely inclusive holiday party so everyone can celebrate their culture at work. Understand How Your Employees Celebrate The Holidays First things first, you should understand how your employees celebrate or do not celebrate the holidays.

  • 7 Tips to Onboard the Maximum Number of Thanksgiving Calories


    As you know, we have quite a lot experience with onboarding. On most days, the term onboarding refers to the process of integrating a new employee to your organization, but on Thanksgiving, onboarding takes on a different meaning for us. As a thank you for your loyal support, we wanted to share a special list of techniques for maximizing the number of foods you can onboard into your body before you have to take a nap on your aunt Ruth’s couch.

  • How To Host A Company Holiday Party


    Hosting a company holiday party can have a fantastic impact on your workers. Holiday parties can bring more fun into the workplace, boost morale, and help your employees kick off the holiday season. Are you planning your first company holiday party? Here are some tips on making it successful. 1) Get Clear On Your Budget Hosting any party can quickly get out of hand and become a budgeting nightmare. Before you plan a party, get clear on the budget so you can stick to it.

  • The Best Practices For Celebrating Thanksgiving In The Workplace


    In a few short weeks, many people in the United States will be celebrating Thanksgiving at work and with their families. We wanted to take some time and chat about the best practices for celebrating Thanksgiving at work. If it’s your first time deciding how to celebrate, here are some tips you can follow to create the best Thanksgiving celebration at work. 1) Have An Appropriate Amount Of Time Off For Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is one of those travel holidays, just like Christmas.

  • 7 Ways To Uplevel Office Productivity During The Holidays


    As the end of the year approaches, we are all going into overdrive to finish the year off on a high note. Going into overdrive at work can cause a lot of tension and trouble for your employees. Today, we wanted to share seven ways to uplevel office productivity during the holidays. With our tips, you can get more done while preventing employee burnout and missed deadlines. While it’s impossible to have it all, we think these tips will get you close.

  • 5 Ways To Show Appreciation For Your Employees During The Holiday Season


    As we wrap up the last few months of the year, it’s important to remember the employees who do so much for our company. There are many ways to show appreciation for your employees during the holiday season. We wanted to share five ways you could show your appreciation as we wrap up the year. Have An Appropriate Amount Of Paid Days Off Your employees want to enjoy time with their families.

  • How To Celebrate Halloween At Work Without The Hassle


    In less than two weeks, Halloween will be in full-effect for companies everywhere. Halloween can be a controversial and challenging holiday at the office. There is so much to consider when celebrating Halloween or having a Halloween party at work. Here are some suggestions so that you can celebrate Halloween at work without the hassle. Clearly Define And Share Your Halloween Policies First and foremost, you must walk through and define all of your Halloween policies.

  • How To Prepare For The Holiday Season At Work


    October is here, which means that the holidays are quickly approaching. The last three months of the year can be an incredibly busy and trying time for employees. As you are gearing up for the last few months of the year, we wanted to share a few ways to prepare for the holiday season at work. Share Your End Of The Year Priorities With Your Team It’s time to get down to business if you want to end the year on a strong note.

  • 4 Financial Challenges Facing HR In 2020


    For the last few weeks on the WorkBright blog, we’ve talked about all things finances. We shared advice on saving money in your 2020 budget, advocating for your HR budget, and personal finance lessons you can apply to your HR budget. We wanted to end the month by discussing a few unique financial challenges facing HR in 2020. Are you ready to learn about these challenges? Keeping Up With The Joneses You’ve probably heard of the statement Keeping Up With The Joneses as it relates to personal finance, but this can be even more apparent in HR.

  • 5 Personal Finance Lessons You Can Apply To Your HR Budget


    Creating a budget for your HR department can be challenging. You want to make sure you maximize your budget so you can hire the best people, have benefits people love, and tackle the legal side of HR. Budgeting doesn’t have to be as restrictive as we make it out to be, though. We understand that we can make a small budget work in our daily lives, why can’t we do the same in HR?