Articles Tagged With pandemic
Is it burning out or burning up?
In the same way that flight versus fight is easily discernible, managers need to be adept at recognizing and properly addressing whether their employees are burning out or burning up.
The art of the pivot
Try these four tactics the next time you have to change direction.
The future of leadership: Skills to look for in business leaders post-COVID-19
Just as we have reexamined the way we work in response to the events of 2020, so too should we reevaluate what a strong leader looks like.
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.
Making remote working a win-win proposition: the experiment and its aftermath
For many employees, the shift to full-time remote work as a result of COVID-19 was chaotic, confusing and disorganized, as there was little preparation for the transition. But what is the case for remote work post-pandemic?
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.
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.
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.