8 Ways To Be More Mindful At Work – Infographic

We all live such busy lives, constantly juggling work, family, and social commitments, as well as trying to find time to eat right, exercise, and indulge in some self-care. Eventually something has to give, and often it is self-care that is the first thing to take a backseat in life, with many people pushing work and family to the top of their list of priorities.

Whilst it is important to do a good job at work, raise your family well, and keep up with friends and acquaintances, it’s also vitally important that you look after yourself too. Continue reading

How to cope with the office air con wars

Summer is just around the corner and the weather is already starting to heat up. Rising temperatures and sunny weather mean that offices and workplaces up and down the country will begin to make good use of their air conditioning systems to keep employees cool. However, you could walk into any office in the country and you’d be guaranteed to find several people, typically women, wrapped up in scarves and coats to combat the icy cold air that fills their workspace. Continue reading

The five most common fire hazards in the office

When we think about dangerous working environments, images of construction sites, heavy plant machinery, and hazardous substances spring to mind. But it isn’t just these types of working environments that are dangerous. Offices, on the surface, look like safe havens without risk but that isn’t always the case. There are a lot of things that pose a risk in an office, from trip and slips, to fire hazards. Continue reading

Killer skills to nail it as a receptionist

Receptionists are the first point of contact for companies. This is an important role. Not everyone is suited to this position, it takes a special skill set and you need a particular type of personality to nail it as front of house staff.

Strong customer service skills will certainly help if you are considering a role as a receptionist. You need to be on your game throughout the working day, utilising a host of talents to perform effectively in this role, create a great first impression by strengthening in these areas.        Continue reading

Five brilliant desk based exercises you can do every day

It’s hard to stay in shape if you are seated at a desk all day. Most days your body is fairly immobile as you sit there, tapping various buttons on a keyboard whilst staring silently at the screen placed on your desk.

Keeping fit whilst at work isn’t easy, but even the most gym-phobic person can do a little exercise in the office, even if they are stuck behind a desk from nine ‘til five.  Here are some steps you can take to become healthier at work, try these exercises when you get a spare minute or two.         Continue reading