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The Most Important Conversations to Have with Your Employees

As companies begin to reopen offices during the pandemic, the first leadership conversation with employees should be based in empathy and reinforcement of the message: “We care about our employees. Your health and safety is our top priority.”

Helping Parents During the Pandemic

Is your company finding ways to help multi-tasking parents, caregivers, and other employees during this stressful time?

Avoiding the “Parent Trap”

It’s important to offer schedule flexibility to both parents and non-parents in the workplace.

No Better Time for a Workplace Wellness Program

When Americans were told to “lock down” and to “stay home, stay safe” during COVID-19, many took it to mean cook and eat all day—while stretched out on the couch watching television. As a result, many are heavier and in worse physical (and maybe mental) shape than they were a year ago.

How Pivot Spaces Can Provide Pandemic Relief

Pivot spaces are open spaces with couches, chairs, and even desks, in casual arrangements reminiscent of lounge areas that can be reconfigured to encourage socially distanced groups.

Why You Should NOT Consider Culture Fit When Hiring

“Culture fit” often translates into a requirement that new employees have similar life experiences and a similar perspective as existing employees, thereby often eliminating women and minorities.

Can a Remote Workforce Be a Toxic Workforce?

Whereas many employers used to respect the regular working hours of employees, working from home means many no longer do. Micromanagement can be another toxic problem worsened by working virtually.

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