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6 Ways to Help Your Employees as They Transition to Work From Home

Transitioning an entire workforce to working from home quickly can be a truly headache-inducing experience. Even employers who already encouraged some workplace flexibility find this particular transition challenging because of the coronavirus pandemic concerns and the frequently changing guidance from the governments of the world. One of the best ways to keep your work from home transition smooth, however, is to use your... Read more
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6 Ways to Lower Your Employees' Workplace Anxieties

Many employers of late have looked into the causes of stress at work in order to see if there are ways for them to have higher-effectiveness, lower-anxiety teams. Nobody wants to discover that their employees are miserable and counting down the minutes until they can find a less-stressful job. Understanding stress, however, means also understanding the effects of anxiety long-term. After all, stressors in our lives can have both positive... Read more
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5 Reasons To Pay For Your Employees' Best Hours

Recent public health concerns have upended the working world: more people than ever before began working from home, teams had to struggle with their members suddenly having children to care for during school hours, and businesses had to implement ways to keep physical distance between team members in order to stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Anyone making the transition from work before the worldwide focus of attention on the outbreak to work after will notice that there is a... Read more
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Employee Retention Strategies for Keeping Your Top Talent

When you want to truly be at the top of your industry, retaining talented employees must become a top concern. It is possible to gain good employees with a competitive salary range, but many other companies may be able to match that salary. Great companies often shine the best for attracting top talent when they are willing to combine competitive compensation with benefits and perks. Here are just a few ways to make sure your top talent recruits want to come to your business and then stay at... Read more
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How Many Hours Is "Part Time"? It's Complicated.

The definition of part-time, for a long time, has been jobs that take "substantially less" than the M-F, 9-5 requirement. Part-time jobs can range from a few hours helping out at a family business, all the way up to covering a couple of shifts a week, but there is a nebulous middle ground between part-time and full-time that needs to be considered as an employer. So, how many hours is part time? How many hours is full time? One of the major benefits of part-time work was a metric not related... Read more
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How Company Founders Can Model Work-Life Balance

It can be very challenging to practice what you preach as a company founder or manager. Even if you fully value work-life balance, you may feel the pressure to make sure that things get accomplished on time at all costs. The concern, of course, is that your employees will see the behaviours you actually exhibit, not your best intentions. An employee who sees you working 60 hours a week, emailing at all times of day and night, may feel like he or she needs to work at the same breakneck speed.... Read more