Articles Tagged With covid-19
The great teacher resignation
Current and former teachers weigh in on the state of teaching today, as well as retention strategies for both the public and private sectors.
A robust response to what COVID-19 revealed: a path to resilience and inclusion
Build the capabilities that will make your organization resilient and inclusive by challenging the structures, systems and processes that carry bad assumptions forward.
The stress-productivity shortfall
Stress, one of the most palpable byproducts of the COVID-19 pandemic, could have severe long-term ramifications on our minds, bodies and, ultimately, the economy.
Video: How can we better support a workforce consumed by stress?
Based on the results of Grokker Innovation Labs' “2021 Working Americans’ State of Stress Report,” Lorna Borenstein, Grokker's founder and CEO, shares what organizations can be doing to better care for their employees in these difficult times.
5 tips to help employees burn bright instead of burning out
With intention and attention, we can create the conditions for ourselves and our employees to thrive, even in these difficult and stressful times.
5 ways to improve remote performance evaluations
As more time goes on between “what used to be” and “the new normal,” the need to establish updated procedures for employee performance conversations becomes imperative.
How the pandemic economy will shape business in 2021
COVID will likely continue to negatively impact businesses in the early part of 2021, and most businesses will continue to amplify their reliance on technology, particularly in work-from-home environments, schools, entertainment and manufacturing. Here’s a handful of technologies that are poised to become even more important this year.
Child care isn’t the only caregiving crisis causing women to leave the workforce
For employees in the sandwich generation — those taking care of younger children and aging parents — the stress and worry amid the COVID-19 pandemic can be tremendous. There is no one-size-fits-all solution, but resetting norms, adjusting policies and investing in innovative caregiving benefits programs will yield better outcomes for all of us.
Skills in demand, skills in decline
As a new normal emerges, it is apparent that ruling out the strategies that don't work is just as important as identifying the ones that succeed. Taking a similar approach to skills data — by looking at skills in decline as well as those on the rise — will better prepare all of us for the future of work.
Progressive Insurance gives interns an entry-level lesson in the new reality of office work
Rather than eliminate its internship program, Progressive retained it as its interns joined the pandemic-riddled remote workforce.
Communication in the time of COVID: tips for effectively engaging with employees
Whether teams are on the front lines or sitting at a laptop in a makeshift home office, everyone is vital to making it through this challenging time. Now is the time for leaders to beef up their communications skills and look to colleagues to share what they need.
Why businesses need an internal career marketplace for skills, ASAP
Think of it as the ultimate database to discover not only who in your organization has what skills, but also who is developing what skills — and how far along they’ve come in their development.
Mentors: Keeping talented women career-focused in uncertain times
Developing agility and adaptability in leaders is the name of the game for both individual and corporate growth.
Work, culture and COVID-19
The need to address the technological requirements of online work is immediate, but finding IT solutions without addressing the cultural and emotional impact of COVID-19 on your employees is, at best, a half-baked quick fix.
Re-entry in a recession
This time is an opportunity to focus on outreach, inclusion and training.