Most of us have probably run into a bad boss a time or two in our careers. And we're not just talking about a bit of friction or misunderstanding. A bad boss can completely alter that state of the work environment and make getting your job done nearly impossible.
Most of us remember the times when we felt accepted and included. Indeed, the need to belong is a fundamental human need that supports our survival as a species through the comfort and sense of self-assurance provided by our membership in groups.
The holidays are finally upon us, and sometimes we need a little bit of holiday cheer to get us through the day. Especially, the workday.
That’s why PeopleGuru has created the ultimate holiday playlist packed with 5 hours of classic and modern holiday songs to bring joy to the workplace. Let’s say maybe five hours of Holiday music just isn’t for you. We don’t get it, but we aren’t judging! We’ve also compiled a variety of Spotify playlists in all different genres to get you through the end of the year.
The most wonderful time of the year comes with its fair share of stressors, and much of the stress revolves around gift giving. For the typical employer, there is certainly no exception. 94% of individuals want a gift from their employer to make them feel valued.
Organizations these days are shifting from their standard approach for employee engagement that once was limited to annual feedback forms and meetings to an integrated employee experience. Several companies have already made “employee experience” an ongoing process, and have been elevating it at every touchpoint. With employees returning back to office after the pandemic, the HR team, management, and the team leaders are working together towards delivering a differentiated work experience to their employees. So, what are the key elements that the HR team in an organization should consider to create the best employee experience? Here, the article will further discuss some of the best practices that companies can adopt to retain their employees with utmost satisfaction.
The dreaded exit interview can be pretty daunting. Change is hard; work changes are even harder. Regardless, there is proper etiquette that should be followed upon an employee’s departure.
Don’t get me wrong, leaving a company can be tricky for both parties, and sometimes the situation is less than ideal. But, the good news is, procedures such as the exit interview can allow everyone to (hopefully) avoid bad blood and it certainly makes for a smoother transition.
I’m sure you’ve heard tons of talk flying around about The Great Resignation. Coined by Anthony Klotz, The Great Resignation is used to describe the relatively recent trend of employees voluntarily leaving their jobs in record numbers. In fact, just this August, a record 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs. Pretty incredible considering the pandemic has caused one of the worst recessions and job crises since the 1920s.
If you know anything about Human Resources, you know there are countless responsibilities for HR leaders to keep track of. Some are beautiful, some are daunting, and some are downright terrifying. At PeopleGuru, we don't take lightly how vital the role of an HR professional is and because it's such a crucial role, there are some sticky situations you want to steer clear of (and at all costs). That's why we've assembled five workplace nightmares to avoid just in time for the spooky season.
Let’s face it; everyone goes into the recruiting process seeking the best of the best. When was the last time you heard an interviewer say they’re looking for an average employee? Chances are never. And while it is hard enough to recruit exceptional employees, it is even more challenging to retain them.