The Model Employee: 6 Tips to Pick a Gift for Your Boss

Finding the right gift for your boss is never an easy task, especially if you work in a stuffy, corporate environment. Gifts to your boss act as a gesture of appreciation and acknowledgment for your faithful team leader. Unfortunately, no matter how polite your boss is, the gesture just isn’t the same when you gift your boss a jar of stale nuts or a rotation of goofy ties.

Picking a gift for your boss can be intimidating, however, there are a few simple steps you can take to make the process easier. This blog post takes a look at six different tips to help you pick out the perfect gift for your boss.

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Settling Down: 4 Important Activities After You’ve Moved

Moving is always a stressful time with so many things to plan and do, even if you are moving locally. You could be moving to a nearby town but it still requires a lot of work. However, when you plan things properly and in an organized way, it can definitely reduce a lot of stress for everyone, especially if you have a family with children.

You want to make sure everything goes smoothly and that you don’t skip a beat the moment you get to the new place. Here are some things you really need to do so that you and your family get back into a normal routine as soon as possible.

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Classroom Hero: 4 Steps to Becoming a Full-Time Teacher

Becoming a teacher is an honourable profession but it can often be difficult to secure employment in Canada with many eligible applicants competing for open positions and retired teachers being still eligible to fill vacancies. It is crucial to do whatever possible to make yourself competitive and an attractive candidate to school administrators when pursuing a career in teaching.

Below are steps you can take while you are in teacher training or if you have recently graduated to put yourself in a great position to be offered full-time employment.

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5 Pet Peeves to Avoid With Mascot Costumes

Whenever you see a mascot, you don’t realize just how difficult the job really is.

Mascots are an essential part of a baseball game, children’s event, a brand’s new store opening and the list goes on. But the person behind the mascot needs to know how to handle the costume.

Everything from ensuring you are safe in the costume to ensuring that you’re not being too overbearing on the public, the role of a mascot requires plenty of different rules, techniques, measures and other elements that will enhance your effectiveness. As soon as you put on your mascot costume, you will be a completely different character.

Here are five mascot costume don’ts to improve your performance:

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4 Recycling Initiatives to Introduce to Your Company

As a company you want to be eco-friendly and recognized for taking initiative to do your part for the environment and one of the best and easiest ways to achieve this is by recycling. While you cannot force your staff to recycle all suitable materials, you can make it easier by purchasing recycling stations and setting them up throughout the workplace.

Recycling stations look like garbage bins but are divided into streams according to material that can be recycled. Below are benefits to using recycling stations and reasons why you should consider them for your company.

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Manage Your Contacts: 4 Productivity Perks of CRM Software

Customer Relationship Management systems often seem like an unnecessary investment if you’re a small business owner. When your capital is limited, you need to make intelligent investments that bring direct value to your company. Customer Relationship Management software actually can actually benefit multiple departments in your business. This blog post goes over four ways a CRM can help your company, even as a small business.

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Knock On Wood: 4 Shopping Tips for Wooden Watch Buyers

In the last few years, there have been an increase in wood products that you would normally never associate with wood. Not only that, it has increased in popularity as well. Sunglasses, wallets and bow ties are just some of these products. They are very fashionable and pretty cool and the fashion conscious seem to have taken to these items.

The good thing about these products is that they are also good for the environment. One product worth mentioning are wooden watches. These are reliable, sustainable and nature-friendly and you can get one that will suit your personality. Here’s why you may want to consider getting a wooden watch.

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5 Tips to Improve Gift Wrapping Your Packages

With Christmas right around the corner, I thought it would be a great idea to talk about gift wrapping. To some, it is a hobby, and to others it is an art. To most, however, it is a true challenge every year. Whether you are wrapping a birthday present, giving a cherished loved one a present just because, or fulfilling those pesky office obligations during special occasions, gift wrapping is a useful skill to have in your wheelhouse. Let’s take a look at some useful tips to use on your next wrapping project.

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