Alexandra Hicks

Alex enjoys creating engaging and informative pieces about a variety of HR topics that help small businesses succeed. She received her masters degree in journalism and previously worked as a reporter, mostly covering business and technology. In addition to writing, she (unashamedly) enjoys crime shows, craft beer, and pretending to go to the gym.

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Top 10 Ways to Improve Employee Efficiency

How can leaders improve employee productivity while still saving time? Here are the top 10 things you can do to increase employee efficiency at the office:

10 Creative Ideas for Your Office Thanksgiving Celebration

Put the “thanks” and “giving” into your office Thanksgiving celebration with this list of 10 creative ideas.

10 Ways to Prepare for an Employee’s First Day

With a little preparation, you can turn an employee's first day anxiety into genuine excitement. Here are 10 onboarding tips to ensure a smooth transition into your workforce.

How To Create An Inclusive Company Holiday Policy

You can’t give everyone time off for every single holiday, so here's a guide for how to develop a practical company holiday policy that remains inclusive.

Top 5 Ways to Prevent the Flu at Your Office

Roughly 5-20% of U.S. residents get the flu each year. Use these tips to prevent the flu from spreading at your office this season...

8 Impactful Ways to Avoid Employee Burnout

Rededicate yourself to your employees’ well-being and check out these eight ways you can help avoid employee burnout.

How To Plan a Company Holiday Party Your Employees Want to Attend

No more awkward silences and bad fruitcake: learn how to host a company holiday party your employees will actually enjoy attending with these tips. 

The Weekly HR Roundup: Leadership Lessons from Top HR Influencers

Get leadership lessons to help you and your team in your leadership learning journey.

10 Ways to Promote a Healthy Work-Life Balance

“Work-life balance” is a hot buzzword amongst corporations these days—but actually putting it into practice is a different story.