Remote Workplace Harassment: 4 ways to Prevent

Workplace harassment comes in all forms. As large companies like Salesforce commit to full-time work from home schedules, HR and Legal teams need to be vigilant of new forms of disrespectful conduct. It’s important to be aware that the transition to remote work might have been more difficult for some than others, which can have…

essential soft skills

3 Essential Soft Skills for Remote Work

Everyone is working from home a bit differently. Most of us have spent the last few months establishing work from home schedules, reminding each other to take breaks, daily/weekly check-ins with our managers, and merely staying sane. Some have even developed new skills and practices, such as managing our time between home life and work…

how to facilitate inclusive video calls

How to Facilitate Inclusive Video Calls

As of late, video calls take up a large portion of our day, and they are the closest we can get to in-person team meetings. Seeing as this is unlikely to change any time soon, it’s important to acknowledge some issues that can come with video conferencing, and equip ourselves with the tools to mitigate…

Employee Engagement Activities During a Pandemic

Employee Engagement Activities During a Pandemic

Maintaining a strong company culture and employee engagement already has its own obstacles. When you throw in a sudden virtual workplace, that creates another set of challenges that people leaders are still trying to figure out. With COVID-19, we don’t know when we’ll go back to the normal official life. People leaders from small to…

Be an Effective Remote Manager

Be an Effective Remote Manager

Under the new normal, managers are required to shift practices to place an emphasis on empathy and patience as their employees transition to remote working. Employers no longer insist that their teams adhere to rigid schedules and “flexwork” policies are on the rise. The “one size fits all” approach does not work when managing remote…

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Virtual Onboarding: How to make the transition

As we’ve settled into shelter-in-place, it has become apparent that some processes can’t be put on hold. It is unclear how long this ‘work from home’ period will last. As we continue to a virtual working environment, it is important to meticulously plan those stages of the employee lifecycle that are crucial to company culture.…