5 Fun Autumn Activities for Your Office Team

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If you’re starting to notice a lack of interest and motivation in the office, then it may be time for fun activities for your team. They are a great way to strengthen the bond between employees and reduce workplace stress. In addition, they are also fun. As Autumn takes the spotlight maintaining focus during the last few months of the year may be tough. Team activities may help keep your team cohesive and focused through end of year distractions. Here are a few team activities to embrace Autumn and engage your team.

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Miller's Supplies at Work Gives Over 800 Students Back-to-School Donations

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There’s a buzz during your morning commute, a refreshed focus on new tasks and a chill in the air as summer slips away. Bright yellow buses return to highways and welcome back-to-school season. During this season, Miller’s Supplies at Work takes pride in supporting the local community by donating supplies to students in need. This blog post shares three opportunities we were grateful to be a part of to help our next generation of leaders.

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Understanding the True Financial Impact of Absenteeism

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It is difficult for most organizations to understand the financial impact of absences caused by employee illness. Healthcare claims and their affiliated costs may be more readily financially trackable, but absences also have far-reaching effects on productivity and operating expenses that are not as easy to quantify and control. This blog examines the true financial impact of unplanned absences caused by illness—and how to reduce both absenteeism and healthcare claims.

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Employee Wellness in the Open Office: How Layout Trends Affect the Spread of Germs

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Long gone are the Mad Men days when you could retire to a spacious, private office between meetings. The open office trend is here to stay, and for good reason: the layout can foster collaboration, a livelier interchange of ideas and a greater sense of belonging to the team. Surrounded by coworkers, even Don Draper might have spent less time moodily staring out the window.

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Myth: Promoting a Positive Company Image Can Be Expensive

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There's a widespread perception that promoting a positive company image has to be expensive. Organizations often think office amenities or wellness initiatives need to be dramatic to have a positive impact on employees. Companies become convinced they need to build a gym or do something dramatic so their employees will have to notice. It’s much more practical to do small, inexpensive things for your employees that make their everyday lives better and healthier.

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How to Overcome Common Challenges of Office Supplies Rebates

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Are you missing out on office supplies rebates? Several office supplies manufacturers are currently offering Target, Macy’s, Panera Bread, Visa gift card rebates and more with qualifying purchases. Orders you are currently placing may have a rebate offer you didn’t know you could claim. While investing time, organizing and interpreting rebate offers can be a challenge there are easy methods to overcome them. Here are a few tips to overcome challenges and receive the office supplies rebates you deserve.

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Meeting Seating 101: Why Where You Sit Makes a Difference

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On average, there are 11 million meetings per day in the U.S. Meetings are for planning, decision-making, collaboration and more . The first decision made when you walk into a meeting room is where to sit. It may be a decision that you make too  quickly . According to Psychology Today where you sit can help or hurt your chance of success in the meeting. Here are a few tips to help you decide where to sit at your next meeting.
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5 Interesting Facts About Office Chairs You Should Know

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Whether working at a traditional office or remotely the chairs we sit in are important. Next to computers, internet services and communication tools, an office chair is one of the most useful tools that supports us. Here are a few interesting facts about one of our most supportive tools; the office chair.

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7 Brain Foods to Help You Focus and Boost Productivity this Summer

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Summertime is for bar-b-cue’s, beach trips and ice cream. When daydreaming about your toes in the sand and enjoying warm weather is common. Did you know researchers found productivity drops 20 percent in the summer? Now is the best time to eat brain foods to help you focus and boost productivity. Here are seven brain foods to help you check off tasks on your to-do list until your next vacation.

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5 Tips to Help You Return Back to Work After Vacation

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You may be planning vacation with friends or family soon. While away you may spend time at clear water beaches, hiking or swimming with dolphins. The last thing on your mind is returning to work and the boatloads of tasks you’ll have waiting. Returning to piles of work is one of the reasons why Americans leave 577 million unused vacation days on the table every year. Here are a few tips to help you transition smoothly back to work after vacation.

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