Because remote work is our new reality, companies now have virtual teams spread across the globe. The shift to working remotely has resulted in major changes to the way companies work, hire, and communicate. Tools like Slack have made it easier for coworkers to keep in touch with one another and collaborate, and being able […]
If you want your staff to give you their very best, you need to instill a sense of camaraderie among them. In order to create that coveted team spirit, staff engagement games and other activity ideas could be used to encourage your employees to bond with each other and, thus, work well together.
Mindy was recently a guest on HR Works 5-Minute Friday. Have a listen here. Companies change at a breakneck pace. Concepts like failing fast and being agile are being espoused by more organizations than ever, and for good reason. That type of thinking is how organizations can grapple with the ever-changing landscape of their industry. […]
Karen was an HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday guest, listen to that here. One thing the pandemic has taught us is how resilient employees are across nearly all industries. Organizations and employees alike needed to trade on that resiliency to make it to today. But such resiliency is not without costs. Today’s “Faces of HR” […]
Employee retention is always important, but when hiring is difficult, it’s even more so in the spotlight. After all, when it’s tough to replace employees who leave, it’s critical that as few employees leave as possible.
Learn how to keep team members engaged and energized on conference calls!
For the last 6 months, organizational leaders and Human Resources practitioners have been deeply committed to reactive practices to figure out how to keep businesses running. The hope (often the assumption) has been that these practices would be short term, just to help us get through the next few months before we return to normal. […]
Learn how to gain alignment on immediate and long-term goals.
Times are tough for businesses. Rapid shifts in operations have left little time to plan or organize change management, and many leaders are now scrambling to keep teams engaged, motivated, and proactively tackling what needs to get done. This is no small feat in normal times, as only 34% of employees consider themselves engaged in the workplace. […]
Employee morale and engagement are difficult to measure, but they can be a huge boost to an organization’s productivity, not to mention retention. Fostering strong relationships among teams is a great way to boost morale and engagement, which includes the boss and peer-level team members. But can bosses be too friendly with their staff? Research suggests they […]