Is There Something in the Water? How Companies Can Grow Even in Down Markets

If there was some magical top-secret recipe for business growth, how much would you pay to get your hands on it?  We’re not talking “staying…


White Collar Goes Green: What You Can Do to Implement Green Practices in the Workplace

Whether you live for recycling and bleed green, or you would rather have a root canal than watch another documentary on global warming, it is…


Corporate Social Media Policies: How Much Control is Too Much?

If you have been paying attention to recent marketing and communication trends in the business world, then you are already well aware of the…


To Hit Send or Not to Hit Send: The Pro’s and Con’s of Communicating Via Email

In an age where people would rather text someone a compliment than go to the next room and say it to the recipient’s face, or ask how someone is…


Swearing in the Workplace: What the H-E-Double-Hockey-Sticks is the Rule on Language Etiquette in the Office?

We all know better.  Many of us were putting coins in the Swear Jar or getting our mouths washed out with soap ever since we were old enough to…


What’s in a Name? The Importance (or lack thereof) of Job Titles

It’s not surprising that humans feel sensitivity around all things that define them: suffixes, prefixes, and names, especially.  (Just ask the Sarah…


Work-Life Balance: No, It’s not a Myth!

We’ve all heard the saying, “Work to live, not live to work.”  This may not ring true with each individual, depending on your personality and…


Out of the Dorm Room and into the Conference Room: Leveraging Facebook in the Workplace

The Medix Staffing Solutions’ Facebook Page The old saying not to “mix business with pleasure” has the Baby Boomers and Gen-X’ers of…


What Are the Ingredients for a Truly Excellent Work Environment?

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”  ~Confucius Confucius evidently was unaware how much easier said…


Long-Term Career Success for Women: How to Trump the Disadvantage. Wait, What Disadvantage?

When it comes to leveling the professional playing field between men and women, society has made significant strides in the right direction, but we…