The novel coronavirus has turned the world of business upside down, and while fertility treatments may have been postponed, access and use of employee benefits have not. Your employees have been affected in many ways, including working from home and, in some cases, layoffs and furloughs.
For managers and employees, the thought of conducting performance reviews during a global pandemic might be a source of high stress. As the future of work transforms, the need to redefine learning and performance conversations is more apparent than ever.
Understanding the position your employees are in can go a long way toward understanding how to maintain a strong and healthy culture, even as the forces of the pandemic and economy create chaos and uncertainty.
Millennials are no longer “taking over”; the majority of this generation is already in the workplace, and they’re here to stay. As Millennials get older, having meaningful learning opportunities to help improve their careers will make or break any employer trying to retain this talent pool.
In a world that is increasingly powered by data, the ability to access, interpret, and glean insights from those data is critical. Unfortunately, that ability is scarce among workers around the world, and the data gap is widening, according to research from Accenture and Qlik.
It’s no secret that work is stressful. Employers, however, have the ability to proactively try to help manage stress levels for employees. One option employers have been turning to in recent years is promoting and encouraging mindfulness and meditation as a form of stress relief and a way to improve employee well-being.
On a scale of 1–10, how confident are you with your company’s return-to-workplace (RTW) plan?
The pressures of this pandemic have clearly led to an increase in mental health concerns. The magnitude of that increase, however, has been quite large. A recent poll of 2,000 respondents in the United Kingdom found that an incredible 74% report their mental health has been negatively impacted because of the pandemic.
With many Americans still working from home during self-isolation, our everyday habits have drastically changed in order to accommodate our new daily routines. For some, this may mean waking up a few minutes later or perhaps juggling work and homeschooling the children, but others are using this newfound freedom as reason to have an alcoholic […]
In the busy, performance-driven workplaces of today, it is easy for employees to find themselves under constant stress. Stress found in the workplace can affect not only employees’ work product but also their mental and physical health. While workplace stress is common, companies can do more to reduce employees’ stress and create a healthier environment.