Company Culture Articles

  • 5 Strategies to Make Employees Feel Valued During Periods of Disruption

    September 17, 2020

    In a recent survey of 2,000 working adults, financial services company Canada Life found that 46% of employees now working from home feel more pressure to be present. This partially stems from a lack of visibility, with 24% admitting they feel the need to prove they are working every day. Since it’s harder to demonstrate value or productivity when working...

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    6 Ways Companies Are Supporting Parents Working From Home

    August 20, 2020

    Working parents have always pulled double duty, and COVID-19 has only increased the pressure many are under. A recent Boston Consulting Group study of working parents across five countries in Europe and the U.S. revealed that 60% were not able to find alternative care following school and daycare closures. This has resulted in parents spending an additional 27...

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    Beyond Virtual Happy Hour: 5 Ways Companies Are Keeping Their Teams Energized and Connected

    July 20, 2020

    When many companies first transitioned to working from home, the idea of holding a virtual happy hour was new and exciting to most employees. A few months on, some of the allure may have worn off. Video fatigue has started to set in, and happy hours that were intended to help employees reconnect and unwind may be having the opposite effect. To combat this,...

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    4 Steps LGBTQ+ Employees Say Companies Can Take to Be More ...

    June 29, 2020

    Despite momentous leaps forward in LGBTQ+ rights over the past few decades, the lived experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals in the...

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    5 Ways Companies Are Supporting Employees’ Mental Health...

    May 20, 2020

    Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Awareness Month in the U.S. to shine a light on mental illness. And the...

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    5 Tactics for Maintaining Strong Employee Morale During...

    April 6, 2020

    Strong morale is never a luxury item; it’s always an essential. And that’s especially true today. Companies that can sustain employee...