Today we're sharing a post from CNet on how to get - and keep - your keyboard clean. Spring cleaning time is here, and if you hadn't heard, your keyboard may be the germiest thing you touch, other than your phone. Getting it clean not only will improve the keyboard's life and function, it can help [...]
Now that your desk is nice and clean, it's time to get organizing! Apartment Therapy has 35 tips to organize your (home) office. So many of them are useful at work, too! Here's some of our favorite work/home crossovers: Anything can be a desk organizer. Repurpose a utensil organizer as a drawer divider. Store often-used [...]
"U ROCK" by Caro Wallis is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Whether you're a manager or a coworker, you can really make someone's day with a sincere compliment. Most of us love feeling valued and appreciated. It's an easy way to lift someone's mood, and your own, too. In honor of National Compliment [...]
In honor of Deaf Awareness Month, we're offering some ways that local government professionals can help their deaf residents and community. Ten Tips to Remember When Communicating With a Deaf Person (from the Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre) Face the person and make eye contact when speaking. Every individual has their preference. Be sure to ask the [...]
At ClerkBase, we love working with local government employees. We've built real friendships with our client contacts. img: Melinda Forrester We hope you'll join us in our LinkedIn Group discussion, "What do you love about your local government job?" Share the love!
In honor of Municipal Clerk's Week, we hope you'll share your best career tips and advice for clerks and municipal professionals. In the Team ClerkBase office, the most common answers centered on focus and work/life balance, which is by far our most popular Pin board. What are your best words of wisdom? image credit: Phil [...]
Do you sign off your emails? At least your initial contact in an email string should contain the courtesy. What do you end with? "Best," "Regards," or "Sincerely"? The Career Contessa offers 83 options if you want to change it up a little. The way we end an email can encapsulate the tone of what [...]