Company Culture Articles

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    No Need for the 9-5: How PwC Successfully Built a Culture of Work Flexibility

    April 15, 2021

    Back in 2019, 72% of talent professionals said that work flexibility would be very important to the future of recruiting and HR. COVID-19 pushed that prediction to fruition much sooner than anyone could have anticipated. Today, 73% of workers want flexible remote work options to continue after the immediate need has passed, and 70% of managers say they’re more...

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    The Call for a Shorter Workweek Is Trending — and Both Employees and Employers Are Behind It

    March 24, 2021

    Frances O’Grady, the head of the Trades Union Congress in the United Kingdom, told the 2018 gathering of her labor federation that automation shouldn’t be viewed as a job thief. It ultimately might be a blessing for workers: “I believe that in this century,” she said, “we can win a four-day working week, with decent pay for everyone.” A shorter workweek? We’ve...

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    How Putting Culture First Helped One Small Business Grow During the Pandemic

    January 6, 2021

    Prior to joining EQRx as VP of talent branding and recruitment, I had my own talent brand consulting company, working with notable brands on strategies to attract the right talent. I was up for a new challenge in biotech, but had not anticipated the impact of a global pandemic on my new endeavor. Our company, EQRx, a Massachusetts-based pharmaceutical company,...

  • 5 Strategies to Make Employees Feel Valued During Periods...

    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...

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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...

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    Beyond Virtual Happy Hour: 5 Ways Companies Are Keeping...

    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...