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10 Greeting Cards to Show Your Employees You Lurve Them

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Just to dispel any potential disagreements: Employee engagement matters.

A 2013 Gallup poll found that 70% of American employees dislike their jobs, and this causes them to disengage from the company. Disengagement causes lack of productivity, lack of teamwork, and lack of… well… everything that makes the office work well. The funny thing is that it doesn’t take much … [ Read More ]

22 Signs You’re a Startup Office Manager

Being a startup office manager is … well, an adventure to say the least. Somedays you feel like you rule the roost, and are the HBIC, while other times you feel like you’re herding cats in an insane asylum, and you find yourself looking around thinking, “how is this real life?” Sound familiar?… [ Read More ]

5 Free (and Way Better) PowerPoint Alternatives

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We, along with our bosses and our co-workers, have been seeing the same slides, text effects, and animations from MS Office PowerPoint for the past 10 to 15 years. A phrase has even been coined as a result of PowerPoint ennui:

DEATH BY POWERPOINT.

If you are not in the business of assassinating your organization via boring slides (we know … [ Read More ]

5 Tips for a Killer Halloween Office Party

5 Tips for a Killer Halloween Office Party

That’s right everyone, it’s Halloween time again, and that means costumes, pumpkin-spice everything, and that we’re on the fast track to the holiday season! This year the holiday beloved by children, anyone with a “costume box,” and the Sanderson Sisters, falls on a Friday – and that means Office Party! We’ve got you covered on the office scare front … [ Read More ]

How To Create Amazing Presentation in 15 Minutes with Emaze

rsz_1emaze_1 If only there was a way to create a PowerPoint presentation that was fun, interactive, and attractive. Is having an easy presentation tool (for your boss’s last minute PowerPoint orders) simply too much to ask? Like a genie, OfficeNinjas delivers a solution: try emaze for your next presentation. If you’ve never seen an emaze presentation before, check out this simple slider I created for the OfficeNinjas Marketplace.… [ Read More ]

Brace Yourself – National Boss’s Day

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It’s that time of year again: National Boss’s Day (October 16th). Deciding what gift to give your boss can be tricky. Spend too much money, and you look like you’re trying too hard. Get something weirdly personal, and things will get awkward quickly. Luckily, we’re here to help you find something your boss will love that’s within your budget. Below … [ Read More ]

A Planner to Have and to Hold

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Staying organized is one of the more important aspects of #NinjaLife. Let’s face it, when you’re lost and bumbling around, everyone else is too. Earlier this summer, we talked about 4 Calendar Apps That Will Blow Your Mind (did they?). Now, let’s talk about a planner that you can hold in your hands. It may seem silly to use such … [ Read More ]

I Wish I Could Quit You: 5 Steps to Gracefully Switch Vendors

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You know that moment when you’re once again telling your food vendor that you “only want the Kombucha with the chia seeds?” It’s probably the 9th time you’ve said it. You’ve called them, you’ve emailed them, you’ve stood in the kitchen waving your hands in frustration at them... You might even be invoiced for them. But alas, you’ve never gotten them.… [ Read More ]

15 Best Moments at #OfficeNinjasSV

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Wow. Thinking back over my very first OfficeNinjas Tech Event, that’s all I can say – WOW! I had an amazing time getting to meet so many of you, talking shop, laughing, and just soaking in the amazing energy that you all brought to the event. My experience working as Community Manager here at OfficeNinjas has been an exceptional one; … [ Read More ]

6 Google Docs Add-ons for Rockstars in the Office

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Collaboration and easy sharing are undeniably some of the most essential skills to being an office ninja. Earlier this summer, we shared with you 6 Google Sheets Add-Ons to Make You Feel Like a Real Superhero. Now we share  with you how 6 Google Docs Add-ons can help you stay sane, kick your tech savvy skills up a few … [ Read More ]