Tag: employee morale

remote

Benefits to Employers of Remote Work

As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on and looks to continue well into 2021, employers and employees are getting used to remote work arrangements, at least in workplaces and industries where they’re feasible.

interruptions

The Problem of Interruptions at Work

When most of us were children, we probably didn’t dream about having a solid block of 8, 4, or even 2 hours to sit down and really focus on some work. But in today’s modern workplace, such uninterrupted work time truly is a luxury for many people.

What Causes Negative Employee Morale?

Negative or low morale among employees can be problematic for employers. Not only does it lead to an unhappy workplace, but it can also cause increased turnover and decreased productivity. And unfortunately, it can be difficult to fully recover from low morale once it sets in.

health

Managing Healthcare Benefits Cost Remains Top Priority for HR Professionals

Hub International Limited (Hub), a global insurance brokerage, released the results of its third annual employee benefits study, Employee Benefits Barometer 2018: New Research Reveals the Business Value of Strategic Benefits Planning, which examines the complexities of managing benefits and the value of multi-year planning to better position Human Resources as business strategists to the […]

Good Training Is Great, But Bad Training Can Be Devastating

Effective training can have significant, positive impacts on a company’s bottom line, and we encourage all organizations to implement training programs for their employees. However, it is not the case that some training is always better than no training. In fact, poor training can be extremely counterproductive. Here are just a few of the potential […]

Will & Grace: New Run, Same Naughty Karen

Back in March, I wrote about the revival of Will & Grace, though we all know it is really the Jack & Karen show.  Over the years, we have seen the softer side of Karen Walker, which lies far (really far) below the surface of her martini-swilling, insult-slinging, pill-popping, Botox veneer. In the series revival, […]

bias

Unconscious bias training helps fuel diversity efforts at industrial gas company

Despite a strategy to promote an inclusive culture in your organization, unconscious bias could be undermining your efforts. That is why some companies proactively address unconscious bias through training.  Take Praxair, Inc. This global industrial gas company worked with a third-party training vendor in Fall 2014 to create content for “Unconscious Bias to Conscious Inclusion,” […]