If you’re planning a corporate holiday party, do it like a pro by following these proven rules for staging an unforgettable company event.
Everyone works differently than they did before the coronavirus. In these new conditions, many old work rules look and feel outdated. Formal or informal, they don’t work because they fit circumstances that don’t exist anymore. “It’s critical to take a hard look at how things used to be, what’s changed since then, and most important, how […]
When employees moved home to work, everything changed. But now some remote practices belong in the office, too. Most adjustments to our work habits were necessary. Some were more practical. And others were genius! While the year of remote work was challenging for many reasons, it gave employees and companies opportunities to evolve. So we […]
The irony looms large for HR pros: Employees need to disconnect from work more than ever. Yet they need to connect with colleagues like never before. The pandemic caused employees to work longer hours and become burned out. It also forced them to be separated from co-workers – who are often the relief they need […]
Employees still struggle with stress – despite the supposed return to normal. In fact, some mental health experts say it’s staggering. According to Mental Health America’s Mind in the Workplace report: 83% of employees experience early signs of burnout 25% of employees experience the most severe signs of burnout, which include poorer performance, cynicism toward […]
Is your hybrid work model set up to fail? It’s a question most HR leaders haven’t considered. In a rush to transition to work from home – and then to a hybrid model – many organizations didn’t have the time to consider what could go wrong. Part of the problem is a hybrid work model […]
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 […]
Two-thirds of full-time workers experience job burnout. If it feel like the harder you push, the less you get done, here’s help.
Don’t believe a return-to-office means a return-to-normal. Employees are still stressed, and burnout isn’t going away. “While many employees have been inoculated against COVID-19, they are not protected from exhaustion, burnout and the additional stress of returning to the office,” says Dr. Andrew Shatté, chief knowledge officer and co-founder at meQuilibrium. Sure, some employees are glad […]
The “Pandemic Wall” is real, and more of your employees hit it every day. How can leaders help? Employees have worked nonstop, educated children, cared for loved ones, soaked in daily bad news and lived in near isolation for a year now. They aren’t just burned out. They’re nearly paralyzed. What’s worse, it’s still difficult […]
Many employees can’t escape the pressures of work by going home. They’re already home. All the time. And now … they might suffer burnout. Some are stressed about work. Some are sick of their homes. Most are overwhelmed by everything that’s happened in the last several months. It’s serious, too: About 90% of employees said […]
By better maintaining their health through self-care strategies, and by building support, HR leaders can more effectively develop the overall wellness that they are striving for.
Remember when a stocked fridge and pool table in the break room were the coolest perks for employees? Now it’s a different game when it comes to motivating, incentivizing and rewarding employees. What kind of perks and benefits can excite employees – who either work remotely or socially distanced? “High fives and kudos around the […]
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 […]
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