81: Rethinking Work, Productivity, and Engagement in the Modern Workplace

“People don’t want flexibility. they want complete control over their time.” Today, we keep hearing that flexible work is the way to go. People want it. They crave it.  Yet in today’s episode of We’re Only Human, Ben talks with Jodi Thompson, creator of the ROWE movement. ROWE stands for “results only work environment,” and

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How to Get Your Employees Used to Working Remotely in a Time of Quarantine

At least one aspect of the current COVID-19 pandemic may be viewed as a silver lining: Many people who could not previously work from home now can. For years now, remote work options have been something of a key perk for workers across industries and age groups. In fact, according to a 2019 Zapier poll, more than a quarter

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Virtual Onboarding (in the Era of COVID-19)

I recently got to experience virtual onboarding due to the Coronavirus pandemic and wanted to share my experience as well as best practices since many companies are onboarding virtually right now. Beginning a new job is a stressful venture for the employee even under the best of circumstances. Onboarding a remote employee could feel daunting

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The Science of Well-Being: How to Stay Happy While Working From Home

Mere months ago, nobody would have predicted that today, there would be millions of people around the world sheltering in place and working from home amid a global pandemic. But humans are masters of adaptation, so  it’s no surprise that people have adjusted their routines in response to the challenges COVID-19 has created in daily

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Coronavirus: 10 Essential Tips For Working at Home & Being Productive as an HR Pro

Along with staying healthy, tips #2 and #6 are essential. by Alan Collins With growing concerns about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, more companies are telling employees to work from home to prevent possible infections from spreading in the workplace. Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft are among the hundreds of organizations doing this. Perhaps your organization

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