Posts tagged with 'holidays'
Happy First Night of HanukkahRead the rest of this entry »
Tonight is the first of the 8 days of Hanukkah (or, if you prefer, Chanukah, both are correct). It is known as the Festival of Lights in recognition of the flame that continued to burn for 8 days on only enough sacred oil to last a single day.
Hanukkah commemorates a great victory by the Maccabees, the Jewish rebel army, over the Seleucid dynasty, a Hellenistic empire that two millennia ...
Companies More Cautious About Holiday Parties This YearRead the rest of this entry »
It could be a sign of the times, but companies are being especially cautious and more frugal about their holiday parties this year.
After a record number of companies (62%) last year said they planned to serve alcohol at their party, this year the percentage has dropped to just under 48%. At the same time, a third are holding the party on company premises, up from the 28% that did ...
Happy Thanksgiving From Green Key Resources
You Can Carry-On a Turkey, But Leave the Gravy BehindRead the rest of this entry »
One of the joys of sharing Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends, is sharing the leftovers. For some reason, stuffing and gravy always seem to be better the next day, especially alongside turkey sandwiches.
But if you plan on flying home with leftovers -- or you're bringing part of the feast with you -- the spoil sports at the Transportation Security Administration caution that you better check the list of what ...
Bread and Some Filling and You're Celebrating!Read the rest of this entry »
Did you brown bag it today? If you did, heck, even if you didn't, chances are good that you or the person next to you will have a sandwich for lunch. On any given day of the year, 47% of American adults will eat a sandwich.
We tell you this so you can celebrate National Sandwich Day -- that's right, it's today -- knowing you are in good company ...
What the Smart Employee Won't Be Wearing On HalloweenRead the rest of this entry »
If you're planning to dress-up for work on Halloween, give your costume a sensitivity check. Wearing a costume that sends the wrong message can get you into hot water with HR or even kill a career.
A few years ago, Ebola costumes became trendy, until the backlash started. This year, retailers felt pressured to pull an Anne Frank costume after a social media storm ignited. People even came up ...
Celebrating National Physician Assistant Week
Have a Great Labor Day Weekend!Read the rest of this entry »
Green Key Resources wishes our clients and our employees a safe and fun Labor Day weekend. Enjoy this traditional last weekend of summer.
Have a Happy and Safe 4th of July!Read the rest of this entry »
From everyone at Green Key
Resources, we wish you a wonderful
Independence Day holiday!
Today Is Not the Longest Day of the YearToday is the first day of summer, but contrary to what you heard on TV or saw online, it is not the longest day of the year.Read the rest of this entry »
What, you say? Well, to be completely upfront, the prediction is that today will be a smidge longer than Sunday's 24 hours, 0 minutes, 0.0007712 seconds. And shorter than yesterday's predicted 24 hours, 0 minutes, 0.0008998 seconds (Monday wasn ...