Tag: workplace culture

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Dealing with Disagreements Between Remote Employees

HR professionals must handle employee disagreements every day. Meanwhile, many businesses let their employees work remotely, and as a result, today’s HR pros must explore ways to manage disagreements among remote staff. You want remote workers to feel empowered, and they must communicate and collaborate with one another. If disagreements arise among remote staff, you […]

The Long-Term Impacts of Workplace Sexual Harassment

Unfortunately, sexual harassment is a reality in workplaces around the world, including advanced Western economies that one might expect to be more progressive. Workplace sexual harassment is also notoriously underreported, due in large part to the stigma that is sometimes felt by the victim, the fear of retribution, and the belief that nothing will be […]

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Navigating the Holiday Party Experience in a COVID World

Holiday parties have long been a staple of company culture. They’re a time to mark the end of a year of accomplishments and struggles and to look back on fun memories with colleagues and teammates. Obviously, holiday parties haven’t been nearly the same since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of workers haven’t even […]

Fast Food and Future-Proofed Careers

Unlike most countries, where employers have to provide reasons and just cause for termination of employment, in the United States, at-will employment, which dictates that you can be fired for any reason at all, is the norm. But that came to an end this past summer as New York City implemented new laws prohibiting fast-food […]

3 Common Misconceptions About Hybrid Workplaces

There’s no question that the pandemic changed both how and where we work. And with technology, businesses found ways to accomplish their goals even during a time of constant change. For many industries, those changes included a move to remote work. Now, as employers consider a move back to the office, leaders are contemplating the […]

The Introvert Advantage to Remote Work

The ability to work remotely was a coveted fantasy of millions of workers for years before the COVID-19 pandemic forced the hands of employers around the world and made it a reality. Previously in-office workers often dreamed of working from bed in their pajamas or possibly even an Italian villa or tropical beach and without […]

How to Keep Humor and Culture Alive During a Pandemic While Doubling in Size

“JOIN A CULTURE OF ROCKSTAR NINJAS WHO LIKE TO WORK HARD, PLAY HARD!“ We’ve all seen multiple versions of this and it makes you wonder whether it’s thrown in there just to check a box. Describing company culture as “rockstar ninjas” has become a cliché, like ripped acid-washed-jeans and golden locks on rockstars, cue any […]

Recognizing Mental Health’s Importance

The pandemic has disrupted lives, communities, and businesses around the world. It has also laid bare some severe economic and social issues, including mental health. Research shows that the pandemic increased adverse mental health conditions for many. In fact, a new Conference Board survey shows that 57% of workers say their mental health has declined […]

Examining the Critical Factors Employers Must Understand About Candidate Expectations

As the United States navigates a historic labor shortage, it’s critical for employers to adapt to the changing employee benefits landscape and compensation demands. Employers must understand that today’s jobseekers are evaluating companies differently, and the kinds of benefits and wages that will attract them are changing, as well. According to beqom’s 2021 Employee Expectations […]

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Favorite Faces of HR: Reimagining HR Corporate Culture

When we started “Faces of HR” back in August 2019, we envisioned it as a profile series in which we could chat with professionals who are on the front lines of human resource work. It was our goal to get many perspectives on the breadth and scope of what HR professionals are doing and learn […]