Tag: mental health and wellbeing

Resilient Companies Start with Proactive Leader Mental Wellness

Business leaders, especially in high-stress, high-test industries, are under immense pressure. In recent years, organizations have navigated complex issues from civil unrest to the pandemic and, inexplicably, worker shortages juxtaposed with devastating mass layoffs. Every day, leaders face important work decisions, competing responsibilities, growing workloads, and workplace conflict. They also have additional responsibilities, challenges, and […]

Improve Company Culture and Create an Engaged Workforce

Global Company Culture Day is here! Observed on September 18 every year, this day provides a unique opportunity for company leaders to take a step back from their business and evaluate their company’s culture. The answer to improving your company’s culture could be as simple as reviewing, and perhaps tweaking, the benefits your organization provides […]

DEI and Mental Health: Keys to Improving Intertwined Workforce Initiatives

Back in 2019, before Black Lives Matter and George Floyd put an overdue spotlight on companies’ role in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), we at DMi realized our usual approach of self-reliance on overcoming challenges wasn’t cutting it. We began a search for a consultant who could advise us on the best path forward […]

Faces of HR: Kim Rohrer on Centering the Human Experience in HR

Before Kim Rohrer got her start in the HR industry, she focused on literary management and dramaturgy at Geffen Playhouse and then Berkeley Repertory Theater. She would go on to serve at Google and Pixar Animation Studios before a stint as a writer and blogger. It wasn’t until 2009, when she joined software development company […]

Leading On-Screen Talent: Effectively Managing Remote Workforces

Gartner recently estimated that by the end of 2023, fully remote and hybrid workers are expected to account for 71% of the workforce in the United States. We know that companies that embrace these trends will be able to attract and retain top talent while increasing productivity and employee satisfaction. Key trends of remote and […]

How to Build a Highly Engaged Workforce

Employee engagement is a crucial aspect of organizational success, and HR plays a vital role in fostering a highly engaged workforce. Employee engagement is a term used to describe how emotionally invested and devoted people are to their jobs and the company. It includes elements like motivation, zeal, and alignment with corporate ideals and goes […]

Strategies to Prevent HR Burnout

HR professionals play a critical role in supporting and managing employees’ well-being within organizations. However, a recent study highlighted in Forbes has revealed a distressing reality: An overwhelming 98% of HR professionals are currently grappling with burnout and chronic fatigue. This alarming statistic sheds light on the significant toll the demanding nature of their work […]

How to Lead During an Economic Downturn

Have you ever woken up and just didn’t feel like working? We’ve all been there. Work motivation is always challenging when most people have a million things going on in their lives. Add on the additional stress of a post-COVID world, including a looming recession, and it’s harder now than ever to find motivation. The […]

Survey Illustrates Toxic Workplace Culture in Tech

When many Americans think about a tech career, the first thing that comes to mind is often the potential for jaw-dropping salaries and bonuses. Perhaps a bit farther down on the list is the reputation the tech industry has for toxic or even hostile workplace cultures and high levels of stress. Perhaps it’s that impressive […]

Why Workplace Mindfulness Is Crucial for Young Professionals

In a post-pandemic workplace, young professionals face unique challenges their predecessors may not have experienced. The impact of rapid social and technological changes has made navigating, entering, and thriving in the workforce a new type of challenge, so it’s essential to acknowledge the issues at hand and implement mindful daily best practices to cope with […]