Category: home working

Jump starting employee engagement

Jump Start Employee Engagement

According to a¬†study by the Quantum Work Place “Employee Engagement” has decline to the lowest point it has been in eight years. Despite the improving economy, employee engagement declined in 2014 across organisations of all sizes and in more than 75 percent of the markets measured through the Best Places to Work program. Employee engagement…

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How COVID-19 Shone a Spotlight on Empathy in the Workplace

Historically, empathy has not been a driving force in most workplace cultures. While plenty of organisations have placed value on creating positive, collaborative work environments, they have often considered employees’ personal lives to be separate. This could explain why a recent Businessolver study found that only one in four employees¬†feel their companies are sufficiently empathetic.…

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Navigating the Next Normal: A Guide to Hiring Remote Employees

The pandemic and rapid shift to remote work upturned many industries, but companies across the globe are adjusting. Because times have changed, human resource leaders will need to reassess how they handle the recruitment process. In particular, companies that hire remote workers must become more intentional about talent selection. According to a survey by Enterprise…

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Embracing the Non-traditional: How to Identify Transferable Job Skills

Before the pandemic, people experienced work in a completely different way. Specifically, remote and hybrid work models were much rarer, and the stigma of unemployment kept people hopping from job to job to avoid resumes employment gaps. Unfortunately, the systems supporting work (e.g., talent strategy, tools, work design, etc.) failed to keep pace. Companies still…

The Benefits of Transitioning to a Hybrid Workplace

The Benefits of Transitioning to a Hybrid Workplace

The pandemic changed the way the business world operated overnight. Before COVID-19, most organisations had not developed virtual approaches to employee management and engagement. When they were forced to go online, they soon realised that they didn’t have the technology or processes in place to maintain employee productivity remotely. Whether they liked it or not,…