It’s becoming increasingly apparent that traditional, formal ways of working are not as efficient as once thought. New trends are developing that involve a more relaxed and fun way of working that is not only more enjoyable for staff but also more profitable for their employers. And when morale and engagement increase, employees are more enthusiastic about their work, and productivity increases.
It is undeniable that our surroundings can significantly affect the way we feel. That is precisely why it is of the utmost importance that businesses start investing more effort into making their offices more pleasant to spend time in. While it is true that modern-day office designs are miles away from the once-popular cubicles, there still is a lot of room for improvement.
That being said, here are some of the ways you can change your office design, and thus improve the overall atmosphere and mood of your employees.
If you think that just because your organization is small in size, it is not generating a considerable amount of payroll data every year, then get your basics right! Every organization's goals, regardless of its size, is to increase productivity and revenue. To achieve these goals, you need to take some burden off your employees to allow them to invest their attention in the creative fields of your business by entrusting a Payroll Management System to manage cumbersome payroll administrative and compliance tasks.
Working remotely used to be an option for companies that wanted to onboard diverse talent. Now, the practice is mainstream, and nearly everyone is familiar with logging into their company’s system via a virtual private network.
This new virtual work environment has impacted training. Currently, all team members must be trained online regardless of whether they are down the street or across the country.
Developing a training program that satisfies your company’s productivity goals helps employees to grow professionally and maintains organizational culture is a challenge.
Here are four key points to consider when developing effective training programs for teams that are in different locations.
Running a business isn’t easy. From figuring out how to get your idea off the ground, to remaining competitive in your market and continuing to push your company to the next level, you may be feeling a strain on your resources. Many businesses that are just starting out or are only a few years old strive to handle nearly every business-management responsibility in house with a small, but dedicated team; however, this can prove to be a detriment to your company.
Holiday gatherings are a great way for employees to connect, relax, and celebrate a year’s accomplishments. However, holiday celebrations are very likely to look a bit different this year.
2020 has tested our ability to adapt, and shown us that innovation is our greatest strength. So as 45% of organizations remain unsure, yet hopeful, on holiday celebrations, HR leaders are channeling their inner creativity on ways to keep the holiday spirit alive, build comradery, and reward their people while adhering to social distancing and other safety protocols.
Hiring new employees is no easy feat. You have to take into account a candidate’s background, from their work experiences to their soft and hard skills. However, there’s one part of a resume that’s often up for debate: whether or not an applicant has a college degree.
Is this something that you should require when you are looking at someone’s credentials? With that in mind, this article aims to shed some light on the discussion.
Keeping your skills sharp for the future of work requires knowledge of where that future is headed. The recent pandemic has accelerated a change that was slowly occurring throughout the whole workforce. As a whole, technology has been disrupting industries around the world with advances such as artificial intelligence and machine learning. However, remote work has been a new change brought on due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a change that has caused the loss of many traditional jobs.
Every year, companies invest billions in branding and marketing strategies to attract more external attention to their companies. Every business needs a robust external branding campaign to ensure that their business and products resonate with customers.
Employee wellness is your top priority when it comes to creating a healthy workplace. It is also important to consider that health doesn’t just involve the physical aspect, but also keeping your employees’ mental wellness in shape.
Maybe you have taken a positive stride in protecting your employees’ wellness by allowing them to take an extended leave for drug or alcohol addiction rehab. That’s a great thing--but have you considered your employees who will take on the responsibility of those on rehab or extended leave?