Tag: kaya ismail

Goodbye written in cursive against a blue background

Talent Management

Why Organizations Need to Be Transparent About Layoffs

The remote work face-off may lead some employers to use failure to return to the office as an excuse for mass layoffs. Here's why they shouldn't.

Post indicating direction and distance of several world cities

Collaboration & Productivity

5 Things Leaders Can Learn From Airbnb's Approach to Remote Work

While Tesla CEO Elon Musk demanded workers get back to the office, Airbnb has opened its doors to remote work. Here's what leaders can learn from its approach.

Feet standing on a wooden suspended bridge over rapids

Digital Workplace

The Hidden Drawbacks of Hybrid Work

Hybrid work models are growing in popularity but they carry hidden challenges. Here are key ways to mitigate the risks.

Red awning that reads Departures on a tropical tarmac

Talent Management

What's the Right Amount of Employee Attrition in the Great Resignation?

Attrition can be a positive thing for business. It's often essential to growth and innovation. But just how much is too much?

Like social media buttons against a silver background

Talent Management

Is There a Right Way to Do Performance Reviews?

The annual evaluation process is outdated, and companies like Google and Adobe are rethinking performance reviews to address the new ways employees work.

Conference room table with a sign that says goodbye

Talent Management

The Right Way to Offboard an Employee

Offboarding an employee is not easy, especially in a remote or hybrid workplace. How can companies do it right and ensure an amicable split?

Boy staring at options in a vending machine

Digital Workplace

Top Technology Needs for the New Office

Focus on selecting the right tools and software to ensure teams remain efficient, competitive and productive, whether you're in the office, remote or hybrid.

older white man looking around a corner with a surprised expression

Digital Workplace

Why Returning to the Office Is a Mistake (and 2 Reasons to Go Back Anyway)

Culture and productivity top the list of reasons why companies are mandating a return to the office. Remote work proponents disagree. They're both right.

Black and white lego figures facing off in a duel

Digital Workplace

Are We Heading for a Remote Work Standoff?

The return-to-office debate has become a tug of war between managers and employees. The question is, who will win?

Female student laying on the ground with a book resting on her face

Talent Management

What's Next for Internships?

Hybrid or remote, today's workplace is giving a new look to the concept of internship. Here are four ways it is changing.

Cat looking into an open blue door

Digital Workplace

How to Encourage Curiosity in a Digital Workplace

Remote and hybrid teams should be no barrier to innovation. It all starts with leaders embracing and encouraging employee curiosity in the digital workplace.

digital rendering of a human brain in front of a blue and purple background

Digital Workplace

6 Online Courses to Level up Your Digital Workplace Leadership

Online learning offers digital workplace leaders and managers a wealth of useful ways to grow their skills and those of their teams.

Two side-by-side turquoise coffee cups in their saucers with foam that reads "Coffee Chat?" and "Yeah!!"

Digital Workplace

Managers Need to Do More One-on-One Meetings

Especially in remote and hybrid work, making it a habit to check in with team members to understand their struggles is an important management tactic.

Woman facing a red door and a blue door

Digital Workplace

Take a Teams-Based Approach to the Hybrid Workplace

Should hybrid companies bring employees in on the same day, or should they have the flexibility to choose?

Hands holding a cinema clapboard

Collaboration & Productivity

Why Asynchronous Videos Are Better Than Video Meetings

In the digital workplace, asynchronous video can be a way to avoid the challenges of organizing and executing video meetings.

two men in one parachute doing a tandem jump during the daytime

Leadership

3 Ways to (Re)gain Your Team's Trust

Distrust in a digital workplace can be damaging and lead to loss of talent. Here's how to gain — or regain — your employees' trust today.

Scrabble tiles spell teamwork

Leadership

Why Relational Skills Are Vital for Digital Leaders

Strong relational skills are essential for the digital and hybrid workplace. Higher employee productivity and stronger culture are just two of the benefits.

2 one-way signs pointing in different directions

Digital Workplace

The Wrong and Right Way to Convince Workers to Return to the Office

Convincing people to return to the office will take some doing, but there is a right way and a wrong way for leaders to go about making their decisions.

group of different sized rubber bands on a light blue surface

Digital Workplace

Why Hybrid Work Policies Need Flexibility

Built-in flexibility is the key to why some hybrid work models succeed while others fail. Here are four ways to make it work.

Phone on a tripod shows 2 women talking

Digital Workplace

Why the Digital Workplace Should Be Video-First

Video isn't just for meetings. It can also boost employee engagement and increase the effectiveness of training and onboarding programs.