Hybrid workplace basics: What to know, what to avoid, and what to look out for
Migrating an entire organization to a flexible work model comes with inevitable growing pains. The best hybrid models help maintain a welcoming office environment, and grant employees the flexibility to use it when they see fit.
How to get promoted during the pandemic
As we finally approach the end of 2020, many employees are turning their attention toward career aspirations for the coming year. If you count yourself among those looking to reach the next level, a quick web search will produce a slew of tips.
Remote engagement: The next great corporate challenge
Yon is a co-founder of HomployeeHub, the remote work experts that help teams re-connect through virtual hosted live events and remote-work gift bundles. Over the last six months, the corporate world has been forced to conduct a profound operational experiment. The Great Remote Work Experiment, as it’s been dubbed, forced a sudden and total shift to…
Back to the office: Keys for safely returning people to the unknown
If you’re tasked with coordinating, communicating, or deciding on any aspects of a return-to-office plan this year, we feel for you. Simply put, it’s an unenviable position to be in. Social distancing mandates vary from state to state, sometimes even town to town, and different businesses require different levels of in-person interaction to function efficiently….
4 digital transformations driven by the downturn
We know the COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the national and world economies into a deep recession. Social distancing’s impact on consumer activity, unemployment, and the virtual workplace has been well-documented. But there’s another side to COVID’s economic effects. Resilient companies and entire industries have adjusted out of sheer necessity. In trying to get lean, many…
4 keys to an efficient daily standup agenda
The daily standup meeting has taken on new significance in the socially distanced workplace. On some days, it’s the only human interaction remote team members get. More extraverted employees may find themselves chomping at the bit when these discussions start. They’re eager to share what they have going on, but that eagerness needs to be…
Building virtual leadership skills that last
Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re still figuring out what virtual leadership looks like. Maybe your business is familiar with this sort of experiment: Face-to-face meetings were replaced with video conferencing in an attempt to replicate the office environment, but Zoom or Skype fatigue eventually set in. You’ve started re-evaluating which meetings are truly essential….
Leading confidently through crisis: insights from Alyssa Dver
There’s no doubt confidence is a coveted attribute, especially for leaders and managers. However, it’s rarely clear what it is or how it’s obtained. Neurologically and definitionally, confidence is actually a decision anyone can proactively make in a given situation. We just don’t always realize that, and few people are trained in how to do…