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.
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 […]
Employee onboarding is critical to helping new hires feel valued, better understand their role, and increase their productivity and performance, resulting in increased engagement and higher morale. We explore how to onboard effectively and why it matters.
With fewer in-person interactions, company culture is more important than ever. But just because remote work is more prevalent than ever doesn’t mean we need to sacrifice culture, engagement, and meaningful human connection—y’know, the bonds that hold it all together. Here are 8 ways to help foster remote company culture.
The flexible work arrangement has made its way to the mainstream in the past year. With so many changes to the ways we work in the last year, the question on the minds of organizations everywhere is “Is it time to make these changes permanent?” The response, in a lot of cases, is yes.
It’s that time again: each year on March 8th, International Women’s Day (IWD) presents an opportunity to honour women while also calling attention to the countless battles for women’s rights unfolding at any given moment around the world. While some treat the event as a celebration of womanhood, others harness its potential to stage protests—and […]
Burnout is a state of physical or emotional exhaustion and one which we most often encounter in our work lives. Burnout at work has many causes. Basically, if it can cause you to stress, it can lead to burnout. The current pandemic is no exception and in the last year, there has been a rise […]
One-on-one meetings are more important now than ever before for fostering connection between employees and managers as we head deeper into a hyper virtual era. We talk benefits and tips for getting the most out of your one-on-ones.
Whether you’re an HR manager, small business owner or multi-tasking employee, integrating the right tools into your business can be a real game-changer. This is where HR software for small business comes in! We explore what HR software is, what to consider when searching, and some of the benefits for small businesses.
To say that 2020 was a chaotic mass experiment in working remotely may seem dramatic, but it’s not far from the truth. We explore the trends to look out for when it comes to working remotely in 2021.
Amazing employees are a company’s most valuable asset. However, like so many truly valuable assets, it can feel like exceptional employees are hard to find – and even harder to keep. Increasingly, job seekers are holding out for more than just an exciting title and description. Top talent want and expect to be part […]
Top employers know that job flexibility, excellent benefits, and great company culture are key factors when it comes to attracting and retaining leading talent. But what does that mean when it comes to supporting employees during one of the most significant and challenging milestones of their lives? Transitioning into parenthood is understood to be an […]
Statistics show that a healthy company culture is more crucial than ever for thriving businesses. It’s also top-of-mind for leading talent in every industry, and an especially important consideration for millennials entering the professional workforce. Businesses increasingly recognize that top talent want to be part of an amazing company culture – and meeting that need […]