Tag: work from home

For Gen X, Y, and Z – The Future of Work is Mobile

Labor Day has come and gone, and yet the subject of work and professional environments is still at the top of everyone’s mind. The “future of work” is the topic of many bestselling business books, a Gartner report, an HBS podcast, a PBS series, and management consulting giants like Deloitte and McKinsey. Why all the […]

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5 Ways Companies Can Support Mental Health, Beginning with Empathy

With much of the workforce still working from home, personal demands continue to spill into work demands and vice versa. Combined with raising children and maintaining relationships in a COVID world, it is easy to understand why self-reported mental health symptoms such as anxiety and depression have nearly doubled since before the pandemic.  These mounting […]

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How HR Teams Can Prepare for the Remote Work Boom

The way employees work continues to morph as a result of COVID-19, and it appears the remote workforce is here to stay. However, most HR departments haven’t adjusted to this uptick in remote work. With more and more employees working across state and international borders, this workforce trend is poised to set off a multitude […]

How Freedom and Accountability Drive the Modern Workplace

In today’s highly competitive market, companies of all sizes and industries have to rethink their approach to recruiting top talent and retaining them. At the same time, there is a pivotal shift happening within the workplace: the move toward a boundaryless and distributed workforce. Unless they’re making or providing products in a manufacturing or service […]

The Importance of Having a Remote Work Option

Perhaps the biggest silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic is that companies across the globe have been forced to adopt a remote work policy for staff who aren’t essential to performing work on-site. For millions of workers, this has meant the attainment of a long-standing goal to have the flexibility and freedom of working from […]

How to Recruit for Remote Work Jobs

Are remote jobs the future? It’s easy to think so. The COVID-19 pandemic has made our already-online world that much more plugged in. Employers are starting to see that investments in brick-and-mortar buildings aren’t always worth it, and employees are beginning to become just as productive at home as they are in the office. Zoom […]

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A Growing Debate: Pay Based on Where You Live or What You Do?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many companies to accept widespread remote work. With well over a year of experience with this staffing model, companies are finding their fears of reduced productivity are largely unfounded. At the same time, employees have developed a taste for working from home, and many would prefer to do so permanently […]

Accommodating Hearing and Visually Impaired Employees During Remote Work

Some of the often-hidden experiences in many offices even before the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a widespread shift to remote work have been the experiences of hearing and visually impaired employees. With a broad shift to remote work, these employees are often finding it more difficult than before to perform their basic job duties. Accommodating the […]

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The Challenge of the Hybrid Meeting

At one point, very early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, the assumption of many was that traditional work life would essentially return to normal once the pandemic had subsided. In other words, there would essentially be a blip in the persistent normal way of doing things: a pre-COVID “normal”; a temporary COVID-era remote period; and […]

Keep Conversation Going With Employees as They Return to In-Person Work

It was only a year ago that work-from-home became the norm in most of our households. Overnight, employers and employees were forced to adjust the way they live and work, while following COVID-19 guidelines. Just when it seemed routines were established, a new school year began. And it left employees with more questions than answers: […]