You put time and special care into creating the greatest work team ever. And now it’s on the verge of becoming a struggling virtual team. The move to remote work might be a disappointment for HR pros who love their thriving teams. But all is not lost. “With so much tragedy around the world at […]
Policy & Culture
A friend recently bemoaned to me, “Quitting time doesn’t seem to exist anymore.” She’s not alone. Most newly remote employees struggle with work/life balance. People working from home log nearly an hour more each day than when they worked in an office, a study by the National Bureau of Economic Research recently found. But HR […]
Some employees work from home. Some exist on-site. Others settled in-between. One thing they have in common: new expectations. Employees have different work experience expectations – ranging from where and when they work to how and why they communicate. And they all still hope for the best. But their ideas of what the best is […]
Remember when team huddles and on-site Ping-pong tables kept employees engaged and connected? Enter COVID-19, and the work-from-home lifestyle created a bizarre, new landscape for HR professionals. They aren’t physically connected anymore. And they’re likely mentally disconnected, too, with all the distractions at home. Is there something HR professionals can do now to make employees […]
With remote teams, a strong company culture attracts quality, passionate people and increases employee engagement and productivity.
Working from home may feel singular, but it can be a catapult for any company’s diversity and inclusion efforts. Many companies quickly shifted operations to work from home (WFH) when the pandemic hit. And they found the wheels still turned, perhaps even faster, more efficiently and with higher quality. So why not make WFH the […]
Improving diversity is not a compulsory one-time online course, but an ongoing effort companies make each step of the way.
The right cultural mindset, managerial approach and collaborative tools can support specific initiatives to maintain organizational purpose.
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 […]