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 […]
Policy & Procedures
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.