Tag: Flexible Work

The Link Between Employee Happiness and Company Technology

Today’s employees demand more from their employers than ever before. Many employees expect things from business tech to improve their work process and create a more effective supply chain. Those companies that lack investments in business tech will see a higher turnover rate and often a loss of their company’s top talent. What Employees Expect […]

5 Considerations for Fostering a Collaborative Global Culture

In an increasingly interconnected world, fostering a collaborative global culture is imperative for leaders. At Astellas, a Tokyo-based global pharmaceutical company with 14,000+ people across the globe, we recognize the importance of embracing diversity and nurturing a collaborative global culture, so our people feel empowered to pursue brave ideas and ambitious outcomes. We have focused […]

The Great Greenification: Integrating Sustainability into HR Practices

Sustainability has evolved from a box to check to a competitive advantage for savvy companies. HR now has the opportunity to spearhead an eco-conscious cultural shift that future-proofs its workforce and boosts recruitment, retention, and reputation. By championing green initiatives such as renewable energy, paperless systems, sustainability education, and flexible remote work policies, forward-thinking HR […]

Insights on Parent-Friendly Workplaces

The obligations of parenting and one’s day job are often in conflict. Both require considerable time, dedication, and commitment. For working parents, a job is essential to keep food on the table. For employers, the reality that a significant proportion of the working population is also responsible for caring for children means helping those workers […]

HR Query: Applying Unorthodox Methods to Recruit Gen Z

The future of work has much to do with Gen Z as the generation will comprise about 27 percent of the workforce by 2025.  Despite knowing the vital role this generation will play in the years to come, many HR leaders and organizations are unsure about how to recruit and retain Gen Z workers. So, […]

HR Query: How AI Fits into the People Experience

In today’s digital world, digital transformation has grown from just an IT strategy and now is increasingly tied to people strategy. According to recent research, remote working, collaboration and productivity are the top priorities for business leaders’ enterprise technology strategy. Lisa-Moné Lamontagne, PsyD, SHRM-CP, People Experience Leader at Unit4, believes HR leaders can help their […]

HR Query: Is Leavism the Latest Toxic Workplace Trend?

As layoffs in various industries continue, employees are feeling the impact of thinning teams on their workload. To stay on top of their tasks, many employees are turning to leavism, where they use PTO time to catch up on outstanding assignments. Although this gives employees the chance to cross things off their list, it also […]

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 […]

The Employee Happiness Index and What it Means to You

In recent years, the corporate world has witnessed myriad changes, from the rise of remote work to the Great Resignation. However, a new trend, termed “The Great Gloom,” is emerging, painting a concerning picture of the global workforce’s well-being. According to the first-ever Employee Happiness Index by BambooHR, a cloud-hosted software for HR, employees are […]

Gen X Not Ready to Leave the Workplace

It’s hard to believe we’re at a point when we’re discussing Generation X’s departure from the workforce! Just a few short decades ago, this cohort represented the newest entrants into the labor force. But the reality is, the oldest members of Gen X—born in 1965—are closing in on 60 years old. Demand for Work/Life Balance […]