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3 Ways to Master Your Time Management Skills

A few weeks ago, I attended training with Employers Association of the Northeast on Time Management and Time Mastery. Many of us struggle to manage our time throughout the work day, but we often don’t know how to solve that problem. Tasks get left uncompleted, unfavorable work gets pushed into the next day, we become […]

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A Food Drive: Internal Competition and Helping the Community

We’re a competitive bunch in our office. We try to gamify a lot of what we do. DAVIS has high-achievers and people that grew up playing sports…the “win” is important! So, in order to guarantee that our internal events will be successful, we make it a competition. This goes for our community service programs, too.

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DAVIS Donates 200 Backpacks to Kids in Need

2017 will mark the 11th year of the The DAVIS Companies Backpack Giveback! This program allows the DAVIS staff to connect with local families by providing kids, in grades K-5, with backpacks filled with much needed school supplies. The DAVIS Companies purchase the backpacks and the employees buy the supplies, and sort and fill the […]

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Make Eye Contact, Smile, and Say Hello

Have you ever walked to a meeting or the restroom and passed a coworker who literally avoided eye contact? This is very common in today’s world of looking at cell phones and being passive to human interaction. But it still confuses me why this is the new norm.

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Why the Fall is My Favorite Time to Work

Why the Fall is My Favorite Time to Work

I woke up feeling chilly this morning, left early to beat the school buses on my route to work and even had time to stop for a coffee. I stood in line at Starbucks behind a fellow patron who ordered a venti pumpkin spice chai latte with soy milk. That’s when it hit me, “Yeah…fall […]

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