The real sick-at-work dilemma is not being thoroughly inconsiderate by sharing the germs or being irresponsible for calling out; It’s the fact that the right answer can change depending on who you’re dealing with and the job you’re expected to do.
Planning for snow days in summer may seem depressing. But a good business continuity plan can protect bottom lines from more than just snow. And the time to plan is long before you need it.
While the rest of the world was still trying to shake off the late night or Googling “GOAT,” one employee was calling back-up care to dispatch a child care provider to his house to take care of his children.
Last night was a big night for baseball and broken curses. And today, here’s how you can identify the Cubs fan in your office.
What happens when a working dad’s day is, shall we say, punctuated by a little surprise? Watch the video. We’ll let you decided how much fun he’s having.
Back-up care for the back-to-school time is becoming a go-to solution, filling in when kids are out of school, or when regular care isn’t available.
Research says employees who take time off work and think better. Yet American workforces refuse to take a break. Get the facts about employee vacation and what role your managers play in ensuring your people avoid employee burnout.
Satisfying work is known to have a substantial impact on how well people do their jobs. But those same satisfying jobs can have converse effects on the work/life equation. At Biogen, that’s mean creating an evolving benefits strategy that’s gone from “need to play” to “need to win.”
The most well-designed benefits in the world are doomed to fall flat if the infrastructure isn’t built in to let employees use them. These seven words are the super fuel that drives engagement, commitment, loyalty, productivity. The catch is — it has to be consistent, and you have to mean it.
With so many moving parts these days, nothing happens the way you’d expect; and smart HR people know cause-and-effect is a thing of the past. A successful presentation in Fresno might depend on completion of a college essay in Duluth. A thorough pre-signing assessment of a contract in Texas might hinge on the timely arrival of a dog walker in Silver Springs. Here’s how to build a better HR strategy by listening to your employees and getting to the root of their needs.