Dave Kosmayer September 2, 2021 Rejection is never easy to discuss and yet so many of us go through it. At work, rejection can lead to us feeling unmotivated, unproductive, and sometimes lose hope. Rejection at a workplace can look like anything, from not receiving an anticipated promotion, losing a client to a competitor, being … Continue reading How to Handle Rejection at Work
Caitlin Nobes September 1, 2021 The past two years has brought enormous challenges and changes — new ways of working, distance from coworkers, and opportunities to find new ways to drive success. None of us were prepared for this watershed experience and HR leaders have been on the frontline of this tsunami of change. Today, … Continue reading Activate the 5 Pillars of Belonging at Work
Susan Hunt July 14, 2021 The world’s largest study of a four day work week came out in June and researchers declared the change “an overwhelming success”. Iceland held two separate large scale trials over four years. They found, not surprisingly, that working fewer hours for the same pay improved wellbeing and happiness for workers. … Continue reading Is a 4 Day Work Week Headed Your Way?
Kristen Herhold June 23, 2021 As COVID-19 vaccinations continue to be rolled out nationwide, businesses are starting to reopen their doors and ask employees to return to the office. While this is great news for the economy, many people do not feel totally safe going back to work in-person yet. Although the CDC has announced … Continue reading 11 Tips for Returning to the Office Safely
Amy Stephens May 24, 2021 Twenty-three years ago this week, I got a phone call from my parents with the tragic news that my sister had died in a bus accident the night before in Bolivia. She had been volunteering with her husband and they were traveling from their village to the main city. She … Continue reading Facing Grief at Work
Caitlin Nobes May 20, 2021 What makes a company a great place to work? Is it the perks? The location? Maybe the compensation? Ultimately, the key to creating and sustaining a high-performing organization is establishing a healthy work environment. Businesses that prioritize long-term success must show that they care about their employees, whether their team … Continue reading 7 Great Ways to Create a Healthy Work Environment
Achim Nowak May 13, 2021 I watch my colleagues at work, says Dee, a Corporate Communications expert. Every day they walk up to the buffet, and they eat absolutely everything. Dee is on a 1-year temporary assignment at a fast-paced biotech firm. She describes the dynamic of coworkers getting involved in, well, seemingly everything. They … Continue reading Why Do You Work So Damn Hard?
Liz Kislik May 7, 2021 Many organizations are thinking about when and how to move their staffs back into their original premises or into other real estate — or if they should take a different approach to work altogether. As you think about shifting back into an office environment, it’s crucial to your long-term … Continue reading How to Prepare Your Team for a Successful Return to the Office
Rohia Munavar May 2, 2021 Imagine starting your workday, being bombarded with a ton of emails, pings and messages on various platforms that you use, all from the same person, asking you for updates on nineteen different things. And the most annoying part is that they aren’t even your manager/ boss and you aren’t really … Continue reading The Coworker Who Acts Like Your Boss: Signs To Recognize The Toxicity & Ways To Deal With It
Ertugrul Emre Ertekin February 17, 2021 Creating a paperless office is an aspirational goal of many businesses, but many organizations have yet to achieve this milestone. In reality, quite a few organizations are moving in the opposite direction and using more paper than in the past. The average office worker in the U.S. uses roughly … Continue reading A Farewell to Waste: 5 Ways to Reduce Paper Consumption in Your Office