Many employees thought working from home would be the greatest thing ever. Now remote employees are burned out. Almost 70% of remote employees experienced burnout symptoms while working from home during COVID-19, a recent Monster.com survey found. That’s a 35% increase since early May! Working from home was once thought to be the ultimate perk. Now it’s a pain for […]
Open enrollment this year will be unlike any other. How do employers prepare for engaging workforce?
The office party is so last year! In 2020, we need new ways to celebrate holidays with remote employees. Socially distanced. Remote. Virtual. Masked. Separated. Whatever your work circumstances are, HR leaders and front-line managers will need to rethink and redo holiday celebrations this year. And it could be more important than ever: More than […]
Women tend to “lean back” in their careers after becoming mothers, with 43% of highly qualified mothers either taking a break from work or not pursuing promotions after having kids.
employer found a way to get back to socializing
Nearly one in three millennials suffers from mental health conditions, and COVID-19 is only making it worse, says a new study. Over a five-year period, there’s been a downward trend in the health of millennials (aged 22-37), says the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association study. Researchers found among millennials, there’s been a: 43% increase in […]
Consider employee morale as well as health and safety when deciding COVID-19 vaccine policies
Microsoft Teams to launch a well-being offering
An investigation into how an employee contracted COVID-19 in the workplace has caused the CDC to change its definition of “close contact.” This impacts contact tracing and renews emphasis on workplace controls. Previously, the CDC defined “close contact” as someone who spent at least 15 consecutive minutes within six feet of a confirmed coronavirus case. […]