Sometimes, even the most well-intentioned teams end up a little lopsided demographically. One of the biggest challenges with a lack of diversity is retaining the diverse employees who remain. The experience of “onlyness”- being the only person like you in the room – is deeply isolating for employees and tends to lead to higher turnover. […]
“I love our weekly, hour-long status meetings,” said no one. Ever. In the history of meetings. Most people – employees and managers – see meetings as more of an inconvenience than an effective work gathering. Why? Because, let’s be honest here … most meetings aren’t effective gatherings! “No matter what kind of … meeting you […]
With more offices open, it’s important to help employees focus again. But it’s tough because they still feel overwhelmed, stressed, distracted and even unappreciated. A major culprit: All the increased “noise” in their work and lives: Beeps, buzzes and alerts have become the norm in and out of work. They get an avalanche of email, […]
Businesses cannot celebrate the holidays the old-fashioned way, but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t invest in their employees this season.
employer found a way to get back to socializing
The feds have relaxed the employment verification requirement.
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are popular savings programs designed to help employees with high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) pay for out-of-pocket medical expenses. But they offer a number of benefits for all employees, especially millennials. Pairing an HSA with an HDHP gives employees of all ages greater flexibility and control over their healthcare spending. But the […]
As employers grapple with how to screen employees for the coronavirus upon returning to the workplace, several federal agencies have issued new testing rules and guidance. In June, there were two big coronavirus testing developments: • The EEOC issued a new ruling on June 17 that said employers are prohibited from requiring mandatory antibody testing. […]
While most employers are in various stages of return-to-work plans, OSHA has just issued a 24-page guide for employers that includes recommendations on workplace accommodations, as well as social distancing and face masks. 3-phase approach OSHA’s Guidance on Returning to Work recommends a three-phase approach: • Phase 1: Make remote work available if possible. To […]