There is now great demand from modern consumers for brands to champion inclusivity. Some brands go above and beyond to ensure that both their staff and their customers feel supported.
For many people working from home right now, anxiety is throwing up an additional hurdle to overcome, on top of trying to get tasks completed as professionally as possible while juggling childcare and homeschooling.
Culture affects every aspect of your company, from the public’s perception of your brand to your employees’ job satisfaction to your bottom line. Because there’s so much at stake, it’s important that your corporate culture is adaptable and open to improvement – which starts with being able to articulate just what kind of culture your company has.
Emails have become part of how we work and most of us probably have more than one inbox to manage. These inboxes also come with a constant inflow of new emails that require our attention. Even though it’s an important communication instrument, we often overuse it or don’t manage it effectively.
Work can be an intense place. From pulling together as a team to complete a big order to setting up virtual numbers in new markets, the fast-paced, chaotic, and often trying workplace can lead us to tear our hair out.
A new survey of professional working mothers across South Africa is showing that the majority want flexible and online work lives, and are ready to transition to a new remote working setup, but many are still hampered by external factors such as loadshedding and lacking provision of remote working technology by their employers.
As the coronavirus pandemic threatens public health and the U.S. economy, more people are working from home on a regular basis. The move follows social distancing guidelines as an attempt to slow the outbreak, but keeping scattered workforces connected and productive can be challenging for managers and employees.
Thanks to advancements in technology like artificial intelligence (AI), the HR industry continues to improve and innovate.
For some people working from home is a regular practice but for most of us it’s a new way of working and presents new challenges – especially if you are with family who are now at home too.
As companies across the globe adapt to the current environment – particularly in a time where social distancing and work from home is encouraged, and in many places mandated as a result of the coronavirus pandemic – addressing the need for productive remote teams is no longer optional.