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3 ways to support employees in times of stress

Stress is at an all-time high globally. Numerous health reports issued by organisations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have offered a startling insight into the state of our mental health in the age of COVID-19, with reports of anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation being significantly higher following the outbreak of COVID-19 when […]

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Remote workers are putting in longer hours – here’s why that’s not a good thing

With so much of the global workforce working from home offices, it’s not unusual for many employees to work around-the-clock, as there no longer is a clear distinction between ‘the office’ and being ‘home.’ As a result, many individuals are easily putting in 50, 60, and more hours a week. Indeed, a number of studies […]

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Stress levels are at an all-time high: here are 4 healthy coping strategies

According to a recent survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, stress is at an all-time high among working adults as a result of COVID-19. From Science Daily: “As the global pandemic continues and parents juggle child care, work and schooling demands, the mental health toll on parents is growing, warns APA. At the same […]

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Helping employees manage stress during a pandemic

At the start of the year, none of us could’ve ever imagined what 2020 would end up looking like.   The majority of the global workforce has now been relegated to home offices, Zoom meetings, and Slack messages. Many are juggling remote work with childcare, pet care, and household-related errands. And now with August officially here, many […]

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4 ways to keep employee morale high

Why is keeping employee morale high such an important task? Simply put, employees are the building blocks of any company or business. The stronger the team you’ve assembled, the more robust your organisation will be. If that team falters in any way, however, it can have consequences that impact the company as a whole. That’s […]

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5 ways to help your remote team organize their day

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies around the world have had to implement voluntary or mandatory remote working policies. Business owners and managers are contending with this new reality that requires them to lead their teams from afar. You might be worried about how you will keep morale and productivity high, communicate effectively with […]

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Staying productive while working from home

  Current events in our world have completely transformed the norm when it comes to the way we work. The majority of office workers, for instance, are now relegated to home offices. For those who aren’t used to this way of working (referred to as remote work), it can be challenging to stay focused on […]

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Leading effectively in times of change

Change is a normal part of life, and the global pandemic we currently face has changed many things about the way we live, from how we connect with others to how we maintain forward-motion in the workplace. When so much of today’s labor force is now relegated to home offices and working remotely, it’s more […]

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Wellness in the workplace: 4 ways to ensure healthier employees

More and more companies are beginning to understand the importance of health and wellness in the workplace, even offering certain perks within this space as incentives when recruiting new talent (i.e. on site gyms, yoga classes, meditation classes, or stipends to be used toward wellness endeavors). It’s certainly well worth it. A recent study demonstrated […]

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The value of upskilling in the workplace

We’ve talked a lot about the importance of continual education among employees, as well as the importance of upskilling. As Helen Sabell from the College of Adult Learning writes, “Increased training means greater productivity and increased time efficiency, which leads to higher long-term profits. By initiating training and development schemes, staff are kept industry-proficient and […]