Tag Archives: Employees

How to Get Your Rising Employees Ready for Leadership Roles

Liz Kislik March 10, 2021   A faithful reader asked me how to prepare employees for succession. This is a major issue in all kinds of organizations, but it’s particularly relevant for those with declared intentions to promote from within. Promoting from within gives you the advantage of drawing from people who know the current … Continue reading How to Get Your Rising Employees Ready for Leadership Roles

Don’t Give Your Employees Sick Days – Give Them Wellness Days and Disconnect Fridays

Sourov De March 5, 2021 It’s happening. Zoom fatigue, the dog days of winter, being inside all the time, day 1,258,739 of the pandemic. We might be feeling okay physically, but there is no shortage of reasons why we might be feeling drained mentally. If we’re not physically “sick” is it okay to take a … Continue reading Don’t Give Your Employees Sick Days – Give Them Wellness Days and Disconnect Fridays

6 Ways to Empower Employees in 2021

Joseph Freed February 16, 2021 At a high level, employee empowerment means giving employees a degree of autonomy and control over their daily tasks. This allows the organization to move some decision-making authority from management to individuals and teams. In practice, this includes: Allowing employees to make decisions with less oversight from management. Allowing employees … Continue reading 6 Ways to Empower Employees in 2021

3 Fun, Virtual Ways to Celebrate Your Employees on Employee Appreciation Day

Sammy Courtright February 15, 2021 What did your company do for Employee Appreciation day last year? For those of you who don’t remember, it was on March 6, 2020, and about 10 days before much of the country went into some sort of stay-in-place mode. Was it a happy hour? A company outing to a … Continue reading 3 Fun, Virtual Ways to Celebrate Your Employees on Employee Appreciation Day

This is How Ed Tech is Improving the Way Businesses Train Employees

Ashley Kimler February 8, 2021 COVID-19 impacted most of the globe. With little time for preparation, businesses across the world had to move out of their offices and adapt to working remotely. This includes continuing to provide employees with training, which has caused many with many unexpected challenges that needed to be resolved. Luckily, edTech … Continue reading This is How Ed Tech is Improving the Way Businesses Train Employees

How HR leaders Can Contain the Impact of COVID-19 on Employees’ Mental Health

Sumit Aneja January 22, 2021 Figuring out ways to survive and thrive in an unprecedented crisis, businesses across the globe are grappling with new norms of operationalizing their remote teams. As the increasing COVID-19 cases and economic fallout has taken a toll on employees’ mental health, many of them are experiencing challenges like anxiety and … Continue reading How HR leaders Can Contain the Impact of COVID-19 on Employees’ Mental Health

How to Address High Turnover With Retail Employees

Kellie Wong January 14, 2021 Here’s a not-so-fun fact: Retail employees leave their positions at a rate that’s over four times higher than the average turnover rate in all other industries. According to Human Resources Today, that translates to $ 19 billion in costs related to hiring and training new employees. The highest turnover rates … Continue reading How to Address High Turnover With Retail Employees

The New Second Shift: Study Shows Many Full-Time Employees Took on Freelance Work

Stefan Palios January 11, 2021 More full-time employees are taking a second shift. But it’s not necessarily to care for family. It’s to moonlight as a freelancer. As the pandemic has more people considering freelancing and as big business commit to hiring freelancers, there’s a lot of opportunity on the table. What’s interesting, though, is … Continue reading The New Second Shift: Study Shows Many Full-Time Employees Took on Freelance Work

How is COVID Impacting Employees’ Mental Wellbeing?

Sarah Deane December 29, 2020 Recent employee insights on stress, productivity, and wellbeing. It is an understatement to say that COVID has fundamentally changed the way we live, work, and play, now…and in the future. 2021 is likely to be a year of transformation, innovation, and a time for redefining the paradigms we have been … Continue reading How is COVID Impacting Employees’ Mental Wellbeing?