Food for thought



Benefits of internal recruitment
You’re the Office Manager and you’re in charge of initiating the recruitment process. The Head of Marketing runs off...Read more
Is your onboarding efficient ?
You think your onboarding process for new collaborators is great: everything is well-prepared, mentioned in...Read more
Does one need to be good looking to succeed ?
It’s well-known, one only lends to the rich. But is it true that only good-looking ones succeed? The halo effect You...Read more
Why is employee of the month one of the worst ideas to boost employees
Acknowledgement at work is a way too sensitive aspect of company life, to actually be “entrusted” in the old-fashioned...Read more
Find meaning in your work
May the one who has never experienced existential questions about the utility of his/her job in the company, throw the...Read more
Saying ciao to the imposter syndrome
The last time your boss congratulated you for your work, you said it was due to luck, an easy subject, your partner who...Read more
Is it really worth training collaborators?
« Huh », « there are other priorities », « we don’t have the required funding ». When you speak about the possibility...Read more
What is collaborator commitment about?
How can your company avoid seeing its collaborators make a run for another company and what can the firm do, to make...Read more
6 reasons why you should establish flexible working in your company
Let’s begin by defining what one expects from flexible work. Flexible working makes collaborators benefit from...Read more
When one has a hard time getting heard at work…
When one suggests new things at work and has a hard time getting heard, it’s frustrating, very frustrating. This is...Read more
What some startups have understood, about acknowledging collaborators
Perhaps you’ve already noticed: several companies try to imitate the “recognition culture”, which we seem to find in...Read more
Why having lunch at one’s desk is a shi*** idea
Office Managers, you’re swamped with work. We know that. So, it often happens that you have lunch at your desk to gain...Read more
A high staff turnover, symptom of a sick company?
If half of your collaborators end their contract on their own during the trial period in your company and if the people...Read more
These bad habits which mess up your career
Do you wreck your career at work, without knowing it? Some habits, at times subconsciously, prevent us from moving...Read more
9 signs which point out that it’s time to take off from your company
You know your company inside out. It’s been years since you’ve been working there. Though, for a while now, you’re fed...Read more
11 signs which show that you’re an Office Manager at a startup
Ohhh life at a startup! An entrepreneurial mind, solid little teams, repeated office parties: a whole world! An Office...Read more
Why should Office Managers be paid 10 times more than everyone else
Every company has a well-kept secret, to stay afloat on a daily basis: its office manager. Don’t believe your employer...Read more
5 signs which makes your CV pass you off for a dinosaur
Does your CV holler “old”? When we move forward with our career, we have the habit of taking things for granted and...Read more
The benefits of procrastination
Throughout the day, on a daily basis (including us, we plead guilty), we can’t stop repeating that it’s important to be...Read more
Add more value to your company when one is an Office Manager
Office Manager, you’re devoted to your collaborators on a daily basis, you bring joy and well-being within the company...Read more
4 Toltec agreements for the Office Manager
If you didn’t know, « The 4 agreements », is a great literature classic, in the personal development category. Written...Read more
Learn to say no as an Office Manager
When one is Office Manager, requests spring forth from everywhere: from bosses, colleagues, suppliers etc.…Saying yes...Read more
Test: Are you a caring Office Manager ?
When one is an Office Manager, one needs to be caring towards others. Everyone thinks of being more or less caring, but...Read more
Office Manager’s motivation in the long run
There are days it is present, and others no. “It” means motivation, an important element for professional fulfillment...Read more
How to confront lack of recognition at work ?
It’s true that ROI of actions can be tough to calculate at times, mainly through the variety of tasks, but this isn’t...Read more