Tag: workplace culture

Predictions for the HR Function in 2023

The continuously changing and increasingly important human element in the modern workplace illustrates the tremendous importance of the HR function, as well as the challenges and opportunities that function faces. HR Front and Center in Today’s Workforce As recent shake-ups to the HR function (like the COVID-19 pandemic) have demonstrated all too well, it’s impossible […]

5 HR Trends That Should Be on Your Radar in 2023

Although the labor market is tight and employees are becoming more selective about how and where they work, workers have had an extremely difficult few years. From the immediate transition to remote work (along with countless other disruptions caused by the pandemic) to a global economic crisis, employees have faced a series of shocks that […]

Faces of HR: Erin Dertouzos on the Value of Pivoting, Psychological Safety and Probity

Meet Erin Dertouzos, Chief People Officer at strongDM – a people-first access platform that gives technical staff access to the infrastructure they need to be productive. Erin believes that recruitment is about having the right people in the right roles at the right time and leaders are responsible for creating a North Star with clear […]

How to Improve Your Diversity Recruitment Strategy, Starting with the Hiring Team

Most recruiters and managers agree that a diverse team is critical for developing creativity, innovation, and growth toward a better bottom line. Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are vital pillars in talent and hiring, especially today. A diverse workforce consistently indicates happier and healthier employees working in an environment where they feel respected—not to mention the countless benefits […]

Addressing Microaggressions in the Workplace

The world of work is changing rapidly, with many companies abandoning outdated, inflexible approaches to strengthen their stances on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Minority communities have ridden the wave of these rapid changes, but many acknowledge there is still a long way to go before the community finds complete inclusion. According to recent studies, […]

The Importance of Finding the Right Fit

Elon Musk’s recent ultimatum to Twitter staff to be prepared to accept “long hours at high intensity” or leave the company illustrates the importance some organizations place on company culture. While “long hours at high intensity” may sound like simply telling staff to work harder, it also says something about culture. And while the mass […]

Achieving the Holy Grail: Work-Life Balance

Everyone, at some point, has experienced burnout and a lack of work-life balance. For the majority of today’s workforce, these feelings are stronger than ever given the everchanging climate, including the dynamics of how and when we work. While there is a myriad of reasons as to why we experience these things – overworking, lack […]

Helping Employees Navigate in Times of Uncertainty

As we move into more uncertain economic times, collective anxieties often manifest in the workplace. An organizational response must be one of empathy and understanding, backed by robust policies that focus on employee engagement and well-being. This, in turn, will put firms in a better position to navigate the coming economic headwinds because they will […]

Acknowledging Uncertainty to Encourage Prompt Action

There’s a strange phenomenon that afflicts countless people around the world, regardless of professional status, education, culture, etc., when they’re faced with uncertainty: They tend to panic, freeze, do nothing, or hesitate and avoid making tough decisions precisely at the point when prompt action is essential. It’s human nature to fall into this trap. Difficulty […]

11 Office Games to Connect Your Team

Your employees know they’ve made the right move in accepting a job with your company when they begin to see their colleagues as friends and look forward to work each day. But developing tightknit teams requires you to utilize innovative planning and transparency in earning and maintaining your staff’s trust. The trick? Making a plan […]