Tess Taylor

Tess Taylor is the Founder and CEO of HR Knows

Coping With Work-Related Stress: Stop Letting it Take its Toll

For millions of workers, it’s difficult to avoid bringing work-related stress home. The American Institute of Stress advises that work is the leading cause of adult stress, a factor that is spiraling out of control in many industries. A Harris Interactive poll indicated that 82 percent of workers experience stress on the job, and around […]

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Good News: Employees Still Like Each Other

It’s all about the love on Valentine’s Day. Massive amounts of flowers, candy, and cards are given out, to the tune of $19.6 billion (that’s $143 per person) spent by US consumers alone according to the National Retail Federation. The sounds of happy people sharing their heartfelt sentiments around the office are well underway. Even […]

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How to stay positive at work when everyone else is negative

There are two types of people: those who wake up each morning eager to start the day and those who absolutely dread what the day has in store. Which kind of person are you? Do you often find it difficult to find the positivity in your work day, or maintain a sunny outlook once you […]

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Corporate Wellness Ideas for the Workplace

As we head into the late autumn and winter months, more human resource managers are preparing for not only the usual cold and flu season, but also the annual employee benefits open enrollment (OE) period. This is an opportune time to create more awareness around employee wellness both in and out of the workplace. Fortunately, […]

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10 Things You May Not Know About Me

Ever get one of those social media paste-and-fill-out quizzes that asks you to share some personal and often random information about yourself? Sure, we’ve all seen these and while they can be hilarious, they can also be a fun way to learn more about our friends and colleagues. But, this got me thinking that this […]

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The Coaching and Leadership Development Connection

Recently, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and Human Capital Institute (HCI), two organizations that have set the standards of leadership development, released the findings of their joint study calledĀ Building a Coaching Culture with Millennial Leaders. This ground-breaking report highlights how coaching is directly connected to the success of new leaders in the workplace. Over 670 […]

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