What seemed to many like a temporary shift to remote work in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has stretched out for almost a year, with no end in sight. As companies look deep into 2021 when considering when and even if to bring staff back to the office, it’s important for companies to be […]
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By now, many employees have been working from home since March 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. With no signs of slowing and the rollout of a vaccine to the general public not likely to occur until well into 2021, teleworking looks like it’s here to stay for the foreseeable future.
As COVID-19 still abounds and a large cohort of employees are working from home whenever possible, employers and employees alike are seeing the advantages and disadvantages of this setup. It’s clear there are a lot of positives, like decreased costs for everyone and great productivity levels. Technology has enabled remote work to continue nearly seamlessly […]
It is an understatement, and a cliché, to say that we are all living in very challenging and uncertain times. Of course, it is also abundantly clear. We are.
Many experts and HR practitioners lauded the value of flexible and remote work situations for their employees, based on years of research. The primary argument against implementing these measures from leadership was “but what about their productivity?” Now the largest remote work experiment has been forced upon us, and the results are in. Take a […]
It’s safe to say our nation is in uncharted territory when contemplating how to establish a work/life balance while homeschooling and caring for children, keeping up with the demands of “work from home,” and facing an unknown future.
The world of remote work has brought with it all kinds of new models and approaches, as well as allowing opportunities to refine older strategies. We thought we would share with you an infographic that can help leaders understand how to operate high performing teams that work remotely.
The recent PwC survey Future of Recruiting found that candidates today want more than just a job. They seek an employee experience that provides them with a sense of purpose and pride in their work and the organization they work for.
Ask your CEO how successful his or her company culture is. Now ask your employees what they think of their company culture. Odds are you’ll find very different results. The truth is, the employer perspective rarely aligns with the employee perspective. The closer those two are together, the healthier an organization will be. But the […]
It’s not hard to imagine how challenging things were for those that didn’t have a plan in place. Either way, HR had a lot of evolving and problem-solving to do. I recently spoke to one HR individual whose organization actually had a specific pandemic crisis plan in place.