Human Resources

Zoom fatigue is just one of the new challenges workers are facing in 2020. Along with that, there are feelings of isolation at home, struggles to stay motivated during the workday, and balancing family schedules. Boosting employee morale is one way to keep your teams engaged, but when looking ahead, how can professionals prepare now for the future of work?

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Why transparency is important For the past 22 years Habanero has been on a quest to become more transparent with our employees. And for good reason—transparency is directly related to employee happiness. In fact, according to 7 Vital Trends Disrupting Today’s Workplace*, management transparency is the top factor when determining employee happiness. One tried and tested transparency strategy—Open Books So

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A new study released at the Engage16 annual workforce communications conference last week revealed that 2 out of 3 corporations are investing in employee communications technology. What took them so long? Every CIO and internal communications professional we speak with complain that getting employees to read internal communications has been extremely difficult for a number of years. Studies consistently report that over 50%

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  If you look back on your working life, what memories stand out? Chances are you’ll remember specific moments that have come to define how you feel about a particular role or organisation. We remember these moments so vividly because of what psychologists call the peak-end rule. When we review an experience after the event, we tend to focus on

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Written by Elizabeth Baskin, Tribe. It’s easy to forget about all those people out there in home offices. For those whose major interaction with colleagues in the corporate office is email and the occasional conference call, engagement may not be as high we’d like. By not being physically present, they miss out on a lot of relationship building that happens

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Here’s a thought experiment for you.  Imagine your manager gives you a piece of paper and says, ‘I’d like you to write down an honest opinion you hold of me. It can be anything you like. I’m going to put it in a hat with all your colleagues’ feedback, and pick them out at random, so what you say will

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Written by By Ted Sapountzis, VP Marketing, Simpplr Millennials are now the largest generation in the workforce, bringing with them an affinity for technology and very specific expectations for work/life balance. While some innovative companies have offered flexibility when, where, and how employees do their work for several years now, millennial-friendly workplaces weren’t mainstream until recently. The challenge of attracting

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Written by StaffConnect founder and CEO, Bulent Osman The recent article from Lord Price Employee happiness is the key to a fairer and more prosperous society refers to the “John Lewis happiness principle” and has got me thinking about the connection between employee happiness and the impact it has on the customer journey. We all know that job satisfaction and happiness

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Written by Elizabeth Cogswell Baskin, Tribe Inc. Giving visibility to leadership is important. People want to see the faces and know the humans behind the titles at the top of the org chart. But it can be even more powerful to give visibility to the people in the rest of the organization. Unwittingly, internal communications often focus on the folks

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Written by Mark Tarallo, Senior Editor, ASIS International. Each day, pollsters at the Gallup company monitor the upticks and downticks of America’s pulse. They track large-scale indicators like the country’s unemployment rate, the citizenry’s economic confidence, and the president’s approval rating. But among these tracked statistics at Gallup.com Daily lies a less publicized marker: what percentage of U.S. workers say

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