Tag: productivity

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Employee Experience

How Companies Are Incorporating Wellness Into the Flow of Work

Improving employee well-being is a key element of talent and branding strategies. Here are some ideas to get started.

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Digital Workplace

Can AI Nudging Help Keep Workers on Track?

Employee monitoring has raised ethical concerns, but can AI-based nudging provide workarounds?

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Talent Management

Should You Use Performance Improvement Plans?

There are pros and cons to using Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs) to boost productivity. So, how do you know if they're right for you?

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Digital Workplace

Workday's UX and Skills Updates, Oracle Doubles Down on Employee Experience, More News

Announcements from Workday Rising and Oracle kick off this week's update, while news from Zoom and Canva round out the week.

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Talent Management

A Modern Approach to Measuring Employee Performance

As we adapt to new ways of working, leaders may want to also start re-evaluating their performance measurement strategy.

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Employee Experience

Effective Internal Communications Are Essential to the High Performance Workplace

Poor communication habits result in more than annoyance and frustration among workers. They cost businesses money and valuable time.

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Employee Experience

6 Ways to Improve Office Design for Hybrid Companies

A good office design can help enhance hybrid workers' experience. Here are six considerations for today's workplace.

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Digital Workplace

Why Other Countries Aren't as Bullish on Remote Work

There are significant benefits to remote work, and US organizations are capitalizing on them. But not all countries are on board with the growing trend.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Rethinking the Role of Meetings in Digital-first Workplaces

Despite ongoing Zoom fatigue, meetings may hold the key to creating a richer work environment in our digital era.

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Digital Workplace

Is Lack of High-Speed Internet Limiting Remote Hiring?

Among the investments necessary to transition to remote or hybrid work, good connection speeds for employees is a must.

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Employee Experience

How Employee Technology Leads to Business Success

Is your employee technology everything it should be? Review this guide to assess your tech and make sure you're getting the most out of the investment.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How the Role of Internal Workplace Chat Tools Is Evolving

Internal chat apps proliferated during the early days of the pandemic to maintain connections between employees. Companies now must decide what comes next.

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Digital Workplace

'Giving Back Time' and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves About Meetings

When is the last time you looked at your recurring meetings with a critical eye?

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Digital Workplace

Do Remote and Hybrid Work Resisters Deserve the Benefit of Doubt?

The success of remote and hybrid work models rests on leaders' ability to establish trust with employees — and vice versa.

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Collaboration & Productivity

How to Optimize Your Work Week

Whether working remote or in office, work-life balance is critical to productivity and happiness. Here are tips on how to make the week work for you.

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What It Means to Be a Human Leader, and Why It's Important Today

Building a healthy and productive workforce requires considerate, supportive leaders. Here are five ways to develop that style of leadership.

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Employee Experience

Mending the Disconnect Between Well-Being Efforts and Results

Workplace mental health efforts have progressed in recent years, but a disconnect remains between how leaders and how employees rate these efforts.

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Employee Experience

What Can Companies Do to Improve Employee Engagement?

Research indicates the majority of workers are disengaged, with many reporting they're downright miserable. Here's what organizational leaders should do.

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Collaboration & Productivity

Improve Productivity by Focusing on Employee Needs

AI isn't going to boost productivity goals in the short-term, so where should our focus lie?

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Digital Workplace

Modeling the Workplace: The Role and Future of AI

Artificial intelligence and machine learning have a growing set of use cases in today's workplace. But where are these technologies heading next?