Remote work offers increased freedom and flexibility, but it poses a few challenges, too. As a manager in a hybrid workplace environment, you may face difficulties in delivering effective performance reviews to your remote employees. If so, you’re not alone. In a recent survey, more than a third of hybrid workers agree that getting feedback […]
The combined forces of a tight labor market and high inflation have really pinched a great deal of American businesses trying to recruit and retain top-tier talent. Of course, companies can’t simply keep throwing money at the problem and trying to outbid the competition. It’s simply unaffordable. Instead, evidence suggests that employers need to reshape […]
While “quiet quitting” may mean different things, the phenomenon is generally understood to refer to employees who feel disengaged at work and no longer believe they are a meaningful part of the company or its mission. Those who quiet quit report they have made a decision not to go “above and beyond” at work and […]
HR is a complex and ever-changing field. Professionals constantly need to ensure their organizations are following local and national laws and regulations. Especially during a pandemic, businesses regularly find themselves having to adapt to change.
In early 2020, more companies than ever had switched to remote work to prioritize the health of their employees and community. We are still seeing the effects of that, as many businesses decided not to return to pre-pandemic work strategies. The swift transition to telework without knowing how long it would last forced everyone to […]
Acronyms are quick and useful abbreviations that allow us to recall lists, speeches, important facts, or procedures through the use of one word or short phrase. Such shortcuts are common in the world of employment, too, and just as useful. TIPS and tricks Acronyms are one of the oldest tricks in the book when it […]
It’s official. The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has successfully expanded to television. While Marvel has had previous forays into this medium (including Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and various shows on Netflix), WandaVision was Marvel’s first television show explicitly interconnected with the happenings of the MCU, which previously was only portrayed in feature films. And while the […]
The pandemic is causing leaders to navigate a broad range of interconnected issues that span from keeping their employees and customer safe, shoring up cash and liquidity, reorienting operations, and navigating complicated government support programs. Add to this the effects of fluctuating global financial markets, increased competition across multiple sectors, and recent unrest caused by […]
Even the biggest fans of the annual performance review admit it has its flaws—such as assessing work and behavior months later through a rigid format that doesn’t always reflect true accomplishments and has a lack of nuance.
In part 1 of this article, we explored what design thinking is and how it can be valuable. Here, we will explore how to implement design thinking at your workplace.