Tag: Collaboration Tools

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace: How Managers Can Use Tools to Understand How to Address It

Conflict. How does that word make you feel? In particular, how does conflict in the workplace make you feel? When we asked that question as part of a research project, many said that conflict made them feel anxious or stressed, others that they found it awkward or uncomfortable, or angry or frustrated, or demotivated or […]

Leveraging Collaboration Software for Remote and Hybrid Work

Our world has turned decidedly digital, and in this environment, the way we work and communicate has experienced a seismic shift, driven largely by pandemic experiences. No longer confined by physical workspaces, interactions have expanded beyond four walls, creating new teams that are increasingly remote, flexible, and global. In this new environment, collaboration software has […]

Data Illustrates Extent of Time Spent on Communication Apps

An office cliché from the pre-COVID years is the concept of “watercooler talk,” the idea that employees gather informally around the office in places like the watercooler, coffee machine, or breakroom and make small talk, exchange gossip, or just socialize. With the widespread shift to remote work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, you […]

3 Ways Effective Collaboration Tools Can Help Mitigate Hiring Pain Points

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause once-in-a-generation struggles with devastating global impact, especially to the world’s economies. In this environment, the labor market has seen a dramatic shift from “Depression-era” unemployment levels to currently over 10 million open jobs in the United States (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics). Compounding this tumultuous hiring economy […]


Social Learning in the Workplace

If you’re a learning and development professional, the term “social learning” is probably one you’ve been using for so long that you can’t remember the first time you heard it. But for the rest of us, it’s an idea we’ve only more recently come around to. While the idea of social learning—learning from what other […]