Coming back from burnout

How HR can support an employee returning to work  Employee burnout is far from being a peripheral problem. Rather, it has reached record levels. 52% of respondents to a recent Indeed survey reported experiencing burnout in 2021, up from 43% pre-pandemic. Additionally, nearly 60% of leaders report feeling used up at the end of the day, a very strong indicator of burnout as well. The fact […]

How to Foster Work-Life Balance (For Yourself and Others)

work-life balance

Work-life balance is the equilibrium between the demands of your career and the demands of your personal life. While our increased ability to work remotely and flexibly is seen as a logical evolution in modern work, it’s also a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it can cater to unpredictable personal schedules, but on the other, it can result in never being fully unplugged from work. Here are some ways to foster work-life balance for yourself and your colleagues.

How to Thrive as an HR Department of One

HR department of one

Ask any employee what an HR department is responsible for and their answer is sure to mention a range of responsibilities. But, HR—quite literally a resource for humans—is there to support employees. To put it simply, an HR department is responsible for managing all stages of the employee life cycle (i.e., recruiting, interviewing, hiring, onboarding, training, and […]

4 Ways to Track Vacation (and other PTO)

“What is the best way to track vacation?” This is a question that’s often on the minds of those in charge of time off tracking. It’s one of those tasks that many wish they could defer to someone else. Why? Because it’s an intricate process that requires near-constant attention…for every single employee. We take a look at 4 common methods for tracking vacation and other PTO.