Tag: covid-19 pandemic

Leading From Home: How to Set Up Remote-First Work for Success

The COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed how people work. In October 2020, 71% of Americans who could work from home did so at least some of the time, according to Pew research. Since then, many organizations have adopted a remote or hybrid work model, allowing employees flexibility in their physical work location. While many employers are […]

Occupancy Monitoring: Understanding Office Space in Hybrid Working

With hybrid work becoming the new normal, businesses are under pressure to reevaluate the efficiency of their office spaces. While this may appear to be a mammoth task for many, effective occupancy monitoring can help create a seamless transition to a hybrid workspace. In addition, technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) boost these […]

Frontline Workers Are Still Quitting En Masse—Here Are the Reasons Why

During the COVID-19 pandemic, desk-bound workers switched to remote work, continuing their work lives despite the global crisis unfolding around them. Whether they were happy, how long they could work from home, and when they would have to go back to the office became topics of general interest to the public and conversation in the […]

The Right Way to Approach Digital Transformation in the Digital Era

Recent years have shown that digital transformation is not just a luxury but also a necessity. What was once something cutting-edge companies did to keep up with modern trends has now become the truth of how most companies operate, due in no small part to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, while many companies think a digital […]

Has Remote Work Contributed to Work Creep?

When millions of Americans shifted indefinitely to remote work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, nights spent working late at the office became a thing of the past. No more staying late at work because workers never went to work—physically at least. But that, of course, didn’t mean workers weren’t putting in long hours. […]

Faces of HR: Marci Haabestad on Creating Strong HR Functions, Staying Curious & the Skills Revolution

For our latest Faces of HR profile, we connected with Marci Haabestad, Interim CHRO of HireVue – a talent experience platform designed to automate workflows and make scaling hiring easy – to discuss how she got her start in the industry, her biggest influences, best mistake,  as well as the value of workplace flexibility. “While […]

The New Role of HR in a Remote World

In the past, HR had the role of seeking candidates, being there for employees, developing company culture, and building a comprehensive onboarding program and employee guidelines. But how has that job evolved in the last few years, and what has impacted the changes? From COVID to increasing attention about bias, inequity, lack of diversity, and […]

Rituals: The Missing Link in the Hybrid Workplace

Remote. Hybrid. No matter how your team is working, there’s something missing: connection. As humans, we thrive on interactions. At work, even more so. COVID forced us apart, and now, workers are craving connection, meaning, and purpose more than ever. Without those, staff become disengaged, unmotivated, and ultimately leave to find them elsewhere.  Given that […]

Faces of HR: Candace Smith on Reimagining HR, Strategic Partnerships & More

Candace Smith has been involved in the field of human resources (HR) for more than a decade. For our latest Faces of HR profile, we sat down with Candace to discuss how she got her start in the industry, her biggest influences, as well as what it takes to cultivate a successful employee experience. “I […]

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Key Employee Concerns Post-Pandemic

For over 2 years, employees, employers, and just about everyone else across the globe have been eagerly awaiting the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic caused widespread disruption in work, community, and family life and created tremendous stress among workers. As the pandemic recedes in many parts of the world, however, new challenges and […]