What’s the best way to ensure a better remote work experience and maintain a positive company culture? Survey remote employees. Early. Often. Consistently. Then respond to what they say, feel and request. “Getting the voice of the employee is not just a check in on them,” says Jeff Cates, CEO of Achievers. “It needs to […]
The global pandemic has sent most employees home, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t working hard. Business has kept carrying on, and employees are toughing it out. But working through a pandemic is extremely draining, and your staff needs a supportive work culture now more than ever. The right direction If employers want to boost […]
Nine months in – and we still need better ways to work from home. Most companies and HR leaders thought working from home would be temporary – a few weeks, a month or two. Now we’re closing in on a year and many people accept that work from home (WFH) as the new normal. Leaders […]
Smart HR pros know the importance of continually questioning conventional wisdom. So here are a couple of intriguing arguments: Hiring only the brightest people is a bad idea. And firing your most successful performer is a good one.
“Work from home” isn’t just a perk anymore. It’s the future of work. And HR leaders will want to create or adapt remote work policies that fit the new reality. Nearly 60% of CFOs say they’re ready to make – or already have made – remote work a permanent option for employees, a recent PwC […]
The dust has barely settled after the move from office to home. And the complaints are already piling up! Welcome to the new challenges of managing a remote workforce. Some issues are related to HR policy and procedure. Many are an extension of the personal conflicts and office dynamics that already existed. But all of […]
Performance management theory and practice is among the fastest-evolving areas of human resources. New research from corporate performance think tanks reflects recent psychological insights into the power – and drawbacks – of how we provide performance feedback to employees. Fight or flee? Most of us are familiar with the concept of the “flight or fight” […]
As we move into 2019, organizations of all sizes are once again reviewing employee performance management strategies. In a field as dynamic and fast-changing as HR, the new year is seeing HR teams trying new approaches that include recent scientific insights, productivity research and technology developments. The traditional annual review is on its way out […]
While developing a diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiative might already be part of your company policies, it’s now front and center for many firms. This is due to recent news events that have sparked a conversation on racial injustice. Developing a diversity plan What makes for an effective D&I plan? Here’s how an employer can […]
Does your incentive program bolster company culture or diminish it? Guest poster Catherine Spence explores how companies can design incentives that strengthen engagement and reinforce organizational values.
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