Christina Pavlou September 13, 2020 Let’s have a quiz: if you had just one skill to equip your employees with, what would that be? If your response was something like: “I want my employees to master X software,” you might want to reconsider. Because a new, more shiny app could replace that software tool in … Continue reading Upskilling Your Employees: Top 10 Benefits
Austin Iuliano September 9, 2020 Peggy_Marco / Pixabay Some business owners want to extract every single waking hour from their employees. They feel that if an employee has a side business it is taking away from their 9-5. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. By supporting your employees’ side businesses you gain tons … Continue reading Why Supporting Your Employees Side Business Is Highly Beneficial To You
Laura Spawn September 4, 2020 Remote work naturally requires a baseline degree of independence among those who undertake it. Disciplined professionals, who are easily self-motivated, tend to perform best in telework settings. But are there ways to encourage remote employees to become more independent; and, if so, how does increased self-sufficiency benefit businesses? The answer … Continue reading How to Encourage Remote Employees to Be More Independent
Angshuman Dev Talukdar August 25, 2020 The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will always be remembered as one of the crucial turning points in human history. Like who thought that a microscopic virus could bring the whole world to a standstill just as we were marking the beginning of a new decade. It caused many businesses to … Continue reading 5 Virtual Workplace Challenges Setting Back Your Employees Productivity
Steve DiGioia August 17, 2020 Great employees are the heart and soul of any business, especially a successful one. Their efforts cannot be understated enough. But there are always one or two poor performers or “deadwood employees” – those who contribute little to the company’s success and at times undermine it. And they hang on … Continue reading What Do You Do With Deadwood Employees?
Laura Spawn July 28, 2020 Employees want to be more than proverbial cogs in the machine. While they expect fair wages and benefits in exchange for their output, talents, and services, they also desire to be regarded as more than functionally required. One way businesses can acknowledge the value and contributions of their employees is … Continue reading How to Show Appreciation and Give Recognition to Employees in a Virtual Work Environment
Ashley Kimler July 22, 2020 The world has changed a lot in 2020, and many businesses have realized that not only is it possible for their employees to work from home but that it may also be beneficial. Indeed, 75% of remote workers say they’re more productive when they get to work from home because … Continue reading The Types of Tools Your Employees Need to Work From Home Permanently
Meredith Wholley July 14, 2020 Before the outbreak of COVID-19, employees’ basic needs were simple to understand and universally true. Now that we’re in the throws of a pandemic, those needs have changed drastically, and they may differ from business to business and may change in relatively short time spans based on external factors across … Continue reading How Have Employees’ Needs Changed Since the COVID-19 Outbreak?
Stefan Palios July 6, 2020 Upward management – the concept of “managing” your boss – is most often talked about in an office context. Advice will range from how to crush your 1-on-1’s to looking productive when your boss walks by. But what about upward management for remote employees? When you don’t have the physical … Continue reading Upward Management Strategies for Remote Employees
Jessica Thiefels July 5, 2020 Now that more of the United States is opening up, millions of Americans are returning to work. However, after the COVID-19 shutdowns, “back to the office” doesn’t necessarily mean “back to normal.” To help employees adjust to office life post-quarantine, you’ll need to be ready to communicate important changes and … Continue reading 5 Topics to Communicate to Employees Before Going Back to the Office