How to Maximize Time at a Networking Event

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Hob nobbing with colleagues and professionals in your industry comes with a few rules. If you want to maximize your time at a networking event, remember it is a work function. After-party karaoke is fine. Keg stands are not. Here’s how to keep your next meeting classy and professional, with an emphasis on productivity. Practice Active Listening It’s easy to…

Calendar Tips for Staying Organized

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Calendar Tips for Staying Organized PaperDirect

It’s a hectic world out there, and it seems like the harder you work and the more success you achieve, the more hectic it becomes. If you want to be successful, it takes more than just hard work; it takes planning and organization. Of all the modern day apps and tools available, nothing has found a way to improve on…

Who Knew? Fun Facts About Paper of the Past

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Since the beginning of time, mankind has struggled to find the perfect way to express himself. Once spoken language was mastered, the struggle to put those words on something permanent began. Artisans throughout history used everything from clay and papyrus to wood and slate in the search for a permanent, but portable means of communicating through the written word. Then,…

Staying in Touch With Your Pen Pal over the Summer

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Just because the school year has ended doesn’t mean you have to lose touch with your buddies. You can stay in touch with your in-person friends by transforming them into penpal friends.  While pen pals aren’t as common as they once were, they remain a terrific way to maintain a strong and solid connection through the art of letter writing….

Enter to Win PaperDirect’s Summer Paper Giveaway

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It’s time to get stocked up on summer stationery with PaperDirect’s Summer Paper Giveaway! Whether you’re hosting a summer party or just looking to add to your collection, head over to our Facebook page and enter our Summer Paper Giveaway. One lucky winner will receive their choice of up to $100 worth of summer-themed paper products. Don’t miss your chance…

Things Only Stationery Lovers Will Understand

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Some people collect shoes. Others collect statues. And then there’s a special breed of folks who can’t help but collect stationery. We are the letter writers. The poets. The romantics. The people who preserve the art of hand-written correspondence. We are, indeed, the stationery lovers. If you happen to fall into the stationery lovers category, then you certainly know how…

The Ultimate Checklist for Classroom Paper Supplies

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The pen may be mightier than the sword, but it wouldn’t be all that mighty without something to write on. The same holds true with markers, crayons, pencils, or any other writing instrument you may have in your elementary classroom. These instruments are only mighty if they have the right paper to compliment their excellence. And this ultimate checklist for…

What are the Most Important Employee Benefits? [Poll]

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There are a whole slew of employee benefits these days. From ESOPs to nap rooms, we wanted to do some digging and see, out of the most-common benefits, which are most important to our readers. Cast your vote below for either: Healthcare plan contribution 401(k) Bonus Potential Flexible Scheduling Ability to work from home Plentiful paid time off Sabbaticals

Enter to Win PaperDirect’s Recognition Giveaway!

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Recognition Giveaway

It’s time to recognize your employees with PaperDirect’s Recognition Giveaway! Head over to our Facebook page where you can enter our most recent giveaway and earn $200 in product plus $25 in design services. It’s finally time to start a recognition program at your place of work. We’re making it easy! Enter here Giveaway Details Prizes– Two winners will receive one prize of…

Why You Need Office Snacks for Your Employees

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Why You Need Office Snacks for Your Employees

Businesses offer a wide range of benefits to make their employees feel appreciated. However, nothing quite wins workers over like free food. “Because when it comes to employee perks, few things are as simply satisfying as free food and drinks — which, it turns out, are also just good business,” Hadley Malcolm shared in USA Today. “According to a new…