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October 25, 2018

How to Handle Criticism at the Office

We have all received some form a criticism at work. But how we handle it is what shows our character. Sometimes is can be hard to handle criticism but here are some tips to make it just a bit easier. Our Business Community would be a great resource should you face criticism. Handle Criticism It will improve you Remember that criticism will help to improve you. whether it comes from a boss or fellow employee, it’s not meant as a slight to your character, but a way to help you improve professionally. Your boss probably experienced similar critique during his or her own career. Don’t Get Defensive Criticism is not an attack on you. It’s ultimately a way to help. By getting defensive it shows that you cannot handle a professional environment. Your boss is not there to coddle you or to be your best friend, they are trying to improve […]
October 18, 2018
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Office Fitness: More Important Than You Know

Everyone wants to be fit and healthy, but how many of us actually accomplish this? Not many and those with an office job know the struggle of staying fit. Checkout our top tips for staying fit in the office. Fit in the office Ball Chair This may not be feasible where you work, but if it is, give it a go. Replace your office chair with a fitness ball. At around $15-$20 its well worth the investment, and you don’t have to use it every day. Using this ball will keep your core engaged. Water Always have water close to you. Keep the sodas and juices far far away. Drinking throughout the day flushes your body of toxins and keeps you feeling fresh and energized. Water also helps you feel fuller, cutting down on your need to snack. Move Set a timer for every 45 minutes. Get up and move […]
October 11, 2018
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Office Health Hazards

Yes, really there are hazards in the office. But they aren’t what you would expect them to be. They are hiding in plain sight and can have lasting devastating effects. Office Health Hazards to look out for: Keyboard Yup, that’s right, the things you are resting your hands on right now is a major hazard in the office. Improper and prolonged keyboard use can result in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. What is Carpal Tunnel? The Carpal Tunnel is a narrow passageway on the palm side of your wrist made up of nerves and ligaments. The median nerve that runs through this is the culprit, when compressed or pinches it causes severe paint in the wrist. Chair Bad posture resulting from the wrong chair can lead to lower back pain. We sit all day in our offices and it puts a major strain on your back. It’s not always slouching, sitting up […]
October 5, 2018
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Virtual Office Benefits

Not everyone needs to rent an Office. Here at DataTech we take care of businesses not looking for physical space. Rent a virtual office with us, and read below for why you should. Virtual Office Benefits You Can’t Live Without Work From Home. If you work from home, a virtual office can give you an address separate from your home office. It also helps your employees work from home, cutting down or eliminating the costs of renting space. Eco-Friendly. No more commuting to work, no more filling the air with pollution, unless you walk or bike to work of course. This also extends to your employees, allowing for a much smaller footprint for your entire business. Stress Reducing. For some, the office can be a stressful place. The commute alone can place stress on employees due to the costs involved. Being able to work wherever you want allows you to […]
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