People are asking for advice and ideas around the new work from home scenarios that employers and employees are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic. I have rounded up the following things you can expect to come across, if you haven’t already experienced it, with your virtual workforce. The most important takeaway: make time in your regular one-on-one meetings with remote staff to find out what’s going on behind the scenes of their new “home” office, find out their personal needs and monitor their overall health and well-being.Read More
It looks like COVID-19, aka the novel coronavirus, will be with us for the next few months. Many companies have rolled out mandatory work from home policies in response to the World Health Organization announcement of the pandemic. This has created a new way of working for many employees that are normally accustomed to corporate office life.Read More
Online learning is making its way into many organizations' recognition strategies. It has potential to help increase employee engagement, but in order to do so, it needs to be approached in the right way. Roy Saunderson, Chief Learning Officer at our sister company, Rideau, offered tips to help employees maximize their online learning experience by removing outside distractions. Here, we share his blog "Breaking Free From Multitasking with Online Learning."
As we enter a new year, your organization may also be implementing a new recognition strategy. We all know what it takes to make a recognition program successful - employee participation. Last January, Roy Saunderson, Chief Learning Officer at our sister company, Rideau, shared strategies for getting employee buy-in on your programs and hitting the ground running. Here, we offer his blog "How To Get Employees to Use Your Recognition Programs."