Believe it or not, the winter season does affect your employees’ productivity and overall health. And research has discovered that workers are more productive when they’re warm compared to when they’re cold.
Category: HR Management
There are dozens of details to take care of in the day-to-day operation of your department and your company. We give you case studies, news updates, best practices and training tips that keep your organization fully in compliance with ever-changing employment law, and you fully aware of emerging HR trends.
The gig economy is becoming increasingly popular. It is a free market system in which workers are primarily engaged in temporary work on a freelance basis as opposed to full-time work on a permanent basis.
The dawning of a new year is the perfect time to make a fresh start, and chances are, many people in your office are using this opportunity to renew their commitment to fitness and a healthy lifestyle. They want to drop a few pounds, get stronger, or finally run the marathon they’ve been talking about. […]
Over the past decade, the stresses on the U.S. workforce have gradually grown. Stress among the workforce is currently at historically high levels, driven by a range of factors—from the pressure to learn new skills to demands for greater productivity.
In previous posts, we’ve discussed the importance of meeting minutes as well as the elements that should be included in meeting minutes. One item, in particular, we noted as important is action items. There are many ways to document action items, but we recommend using a consistent structure in a table format to make sure […]
It’s hard to believe another year is coming to a close, but here we are. As part of my personal year-end celebration, I have prepared an informal ranking of the top mistakes I’ve tried to help clients avoid, correct, or defend in the past 12 months. I figured this might be a good “to do” […]
How does work get done in organizations? By people; and, frequently, by people working with other people to achieve some mutual goal. In the process, these people need to communicate with each other. This can be done in a variety of ways, but one quintessential and seemingly green team communication tool is meetings.
While many workplaces have a come a long way in happier, healthier, more human designs, WELL is a new performance-based system gaining popularity for taking the guesswork out of healthier spaces and uncovering common design pitfalls that may be disrupting sleep, slashing productivity, stunting cognitive functioning, and leaving employees isolated. While WELL provides a robust […]
The best way to demonstrate the value of your performance management system is to link it to business impact. To do so, learn how to calculate the cost of employee turnover, engagement, and productivity, and use these key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the return on investment (ROI) of your new performance management system.
There’s a good chance you work from home occasionally, especially if you’re in tech. In fact, a recent study released by Zug found that 70% of the professional workforce is remote at least 1 day a week. And 53% of all professionals work remotely for at least half of the week.