Remote and Work From Home Stipends
February 7th, 2023
Remote and work-from-home (WFH) stipends are financial assistance provided to employees to help cover the costs associated with working remotely. These stipends can be used to cover expenses such as internet service, office equipment and supplies, and home office expenses.
Collectivism vs Individualism at Work
January 31st, 2023
Collectivism and individualism are cultural values that influence how people interact with others in the workplace.
Podcasts You Need to Be Listening To
October 31st, 2022
While driving in the car, working from home, or making dinner for you or your family, podcasts can be a great resource for relaxation and self-help. Podcasts are informative, relatable, engaging, and you can always listen in whenever you have time. There are many genres of podcasts, so you can always find tips and tricks to help you in whatever stage of life you are in.
Onboarding Practices to Keep Employees Engaged and Happy
October 18th, 2022
It is no secret that employee happiness is the key to a successful business. Employee onboarding is an easy way to keep your employees engaged from their first day of work to years later and a good way to reduce turnover and improve performance. The tips provided below will help your employees feel more passionate about their work, as well as to help them better understand your company culture.
The Five Best Organizational Apps for Managing Work/Life Balance
October 4th, 2022
Some days it can be hard to balance the daily meetings, heavy workloads, important deadlines, while still juggling family and friends into the mix. The more organized you are within your career, the easier it’ll be for you to focus on work. All the while, giving you more time for everything else. Sometimes finding that groove of being organized can be hard to come by, but thanks to technology, there is an app for it!
Stay Connected While Working From Home
September 27th, 2022
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to reshape nearly every avenue of our lives in the United States and around the world, most employees are staying at home for good. According to ApolloTechnical, statistics on remote workers reveals that 4.7 million people work remotely half the time. And although there are many perks to working remotely, it is still important for employees to stay connected.
Empowering Your Employees to Find Flow
February 11th, 2022
Flow is a hyper-productive state of work that helps bring people the feeling of great passion, expertise and passion in their work. It is often described as the experience of 'being in the zone'. Anyone who has been in a state of flow knows that it is a very gratifying experience that can help employees find satisfaction in their work.
How to Hire for Culture Fit AND Culture Add
May 13th, 2021
A few years ago, research began to connect the dots between having a strong culture and business success. This created a brand new criteria to be added to the hiring manager’s checklist “Culture fit”. During interviews, companies would question; does this candidate align with our vision, mission, values and the personality of this team? Companies implemented this practice with the belief that it was the best way to promote the growth of their company and reduce employee turnover. Because ultimately, employees who fit in are likely to be productive at your company and are less likely to leave.
5 Positive Impacts of Creating ERGs at your Company
March 4th, 2021
Many companies have successfully implemented Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) within their organizations and seen great results! Here are 5 Positive impacts you can expect to see by creating ERGs at your company.
Combating Employee Loneliness
October 9th, 2020
Do you remember the feeling of walking through the cafeteria with your lunch tray nervously trying to find a place to sit amongst the other kids? Lunchroom anxiety extends well beyond high school. This social discomfort can be spotted in offices all around the world. Companies are regularly discussing how to help their employees feel more comfortable and less lonely at work.
Building Company Culture for a Remote Workforce
September 16th, 2020
Many companies have had to quickly transition to working from home. Most organizations are finding that it is going to be a long-term solution for their team. Leaders have begun to seriously consider allowing work from home as part of their normal policy. This article by Gallup found that 59% of employees say they would prefer to continue to work from home as much as possible once restrictions are lifted. There will be a new normal post-COVID and companies will need to quickly adapt to promoting company culture remotely. Here are some ideas to build a great remote culture for your employees:
Friendly Competition Brings Remote Teams Together
September 3rd, 2020
2020 has required us to find new ways to inspire and motivate our employees. We have been forced to get creative, the punishment if we cannot adapt? Employee burnout and dissatisfaction. This article is going to explore the benefits of using competitions to get your employees excited again and prevent reaching the point of burnout.
2020 Hit HR Departments the Hardest
August 12th, 2020
2020 will be a year for the history books, that’s for sure, and it is having huge impacts on our workload and career trajectory. Every department has had to adapt but none have been challenged the way that HR has this year.
12 Months of Culture Events
July 18th, 2020
Many times companies miss out on ways they could boost culture and engagement for their employees because they think it will be very expensive or time consuming to organize. The events below are meant to be simple and cost effective ideas that your People Team could implement to make your workplace a little more fun! I hope you find something to add to your event calendar this year!