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9 Productivity Tips Your Work-From-Home Career Needs

Whether you are a full-time office worker, a freelancer, or entrepreneur, get ready to pile your bricks and really get stuff done! The population percentage of remote workers is on the rise. Several organizations are getting used to their employees working virtually from anywhere in the world. Working from home allows flexibility, reduces the ”office” work ...

How to Keep Your Office Polite Even When Your Opinions are Radically Different

These are tough times. A pandemic is upon us; social issues are dividing us; and partisan politics is inescapable. Chances are that opinions on some of these problems may differ, extensively, within your workplace. Does that mean you can never have a casual lunch with colleagues in the break room again? Must we always avoid ...

How Tech And Remote Work Will Turn The Economy Around

Necessity is the mother of invention as the old saying goes, and our inventiveness during this economic downturn has led to modernization of a lot of processes and industries. The Great Depression brought inventions like the chocolate chip cookie, electric razors, and car radios, so what great advancements will come out of the current economic ...

Hundreds of Amazon employees break company policy to call out its climate practices

01.27.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Amazon employees are making themselves heard.  On Sunday, Amazon employees spoke out about the company's climate policies through a post on Medium organized by the group Amazon Employees for Climate Justice. 357 employees individually shared the... ...

Effective ways to ensure your remote team feels like part of HQ

There are numerous benefits to building a team across varying offices and locations, but they come with substantial challenges. ...

There’s no ‘perfect time’ for giving employees feedback

You can’t put performance feedback on hold until you have everything ironed out. The pace of business today is too quick to wait for the perfect time, because the “perfect time” may be too late or worse, it may never come at all. ...

Facebook’s Workplace hits 3M paying users, launches Portal app in a wider push for video

The rapid rise of Slack — which has recently broken the 100,000 mark for paying businesses using its service — has ushered in a rush of competition from other companies across the worlds of social media and enterprise software, all aiming to become the go-to conversation layer for businesses. Today, Workplace, Facebook’s effort in that ...

The roles tools play in employee engagement

Employee engagement isn't just about the morale of individual workers—it also enables broader workforce productivity and leads to better business outcomes... ...

How much HR does a scale-up need?

Nora Jenkins Townson Contributor Share on Twitter Nora is an unconventional HR expert based in Toronto. After helping successful startups like FreshBooks and Wealthsimple grow, she founded Bright + Early, an HR consultancy focused on helping scaling companies build impactful people programs. There is a special chaos that happens when a startup reaches 30 employees. ...

When someone great is gone: How to address grief in the workplace with empathy

Birthday cakes, gift cards, free lunches, snacks, movie tickets, and other perks are generously bestowed on employees to celebrate life’s happy moments. This is an improvement from the industrial... ...