The transition to remote work amid COVID-19 was a daunting challenge for many companies, but the advantages of moving beyond the traditional office environment—from flexibility to cost-effectiveness—have become more and more obvious over the past year. Employees have been surprisingly productive from home, and companies have made it clear they’ll continue to rely on remote […]
Employee feedback, compliance, government forms, leave policies, recruiting: the list of tasks that an HR professional have to perform is nearly endless. Just as important as any one task is how professionals put them all together into a united front. Welcome to the Strategic HR topic.
Employee psychological safety, a vital factor in any organization’s productivity, is increasingly under threat. With a recent Boston University study showing that cases of depression and anxiety went up by 300% last year, employees have never been at greater risk of burnout. However, while much of this recent wave of adverse mental health is due […]
It might seem counterintuitive to think your employees have become more mobile in a time when most of us have been stuck at home for days on end. But in reality, the number and types of employees potentially crossing borders, both local and international, have increased exponentially. The shift to remote work brought on by […]
Have you heard the term “talent intelligence”? Talent intelligence, as the name implies, is the process of collecting, analyzing, and using information about your market’s talent pool, both at your organization and in competing organizations. This type of information helps a company better understand the available talent pool and make data-based decisions. Having good data […]
After a large portion of the workforce switched to working remotely over the last year, organizations and managers are still scrambling to keep up with the reverberations of a massive change.
Since 2013, the United Nations has recognized March 20 as the International Day of Happiness, recognizing happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations.
For working professionals, certain experiences like the first day of work, a promotion, awards, etc., always hold a special place in their life. These moments and experiences, in turn, become an integral part of their career.
Over the past year, Netflix has provided the world with hours of binge-worthy content—from the likes of Tiger King to Cobra Kai. So, who would have guessed one of the largest subscription streaming services in the world is now also providing us with a very useful employment tactic?
In this episode, I explore multiple generations in the workplace with returning guest and HR expert Ira Wolfe. We discuss the stereotypes and introduce a better segmentation to look at than generation: digital literacy. Such stereotypes are foolish because, for example, there are digitally literate boomers and millennials that don’t know how to set up […]
Empowered employees are a great asset to any organization. These workers feel they have the resources and ability to handle any situation that arises—and do so without involving upper management for every little issue. Empowering employees to be able to make effective decisions independently can not only help with employee satisfaction and retention but also […]