While highly skilled and high-performing employees are certainly the goal for any organization, becoming overly focused on developing skills that are too high can actually be problematic. Perfectionism isn’t necessarily a good thing for your employees—or your organization.
Have you seen the news articles lately touting the success of a 4-day work week for a New Zealand company? They took a test group of employees and allowed them to work four standard work days, without increasing the length of the work day and without decreasing total compensation. They found that not only were […]
There are as many variations of flexible workplaces as there are workplaces. Some places allow working from home once a week, or all the time, or when earned, or not at all—for example.
An increasingly competitive job market for employers and improvements in telecommunications technology have meant that working remotely has become an increasingly available and technologically feasible option for employers and employees.
In part one of this article we looked at part of our recent interview with Ari Bixhorn, Vice President of Marketing, at Panopto concerning the loss of company knowledge when employees leave an organization. Today we’ll look at how not being able to access information creates frustration among employees.
The HR Daily Advisor recently sat down with Ari Bixhorn, Vice President of Marketing, at Panopto to discuss the loss of company knowledge when employees leave an organization.
Many companies institute various policies to promote employee safety. Some of these are for legal or regulatory reasons. For example, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has many rules and regulations companies must follow to avoid fines and other penalties.
In a previous post, we discussed the importance of employee productivity for businesses across all industries. Labor is a significant input into so many businesses, it’s crucial to make sure you’re getting the most out of that input.
When employers consider allowing remote work or hiring freelance contractors, they often have the fear that productivity may drop as a result. They fear that allowing someone to work from home will result in more distractions. After all, the TV is there, the laundry needs to be done, the dog needs a walk, etc. They […]
Running a company is not as simple as it seems even if there is a streamlined process in place. You have a huge responsibility to cover all bases to steer it in the right direction. One of the most important factors to consider here is employee productivity, which involves a number of aspects that have […]