If you’ve not dabbled with an AI tool then you are in the minority. However, many companies are still on the fence about allowing their employees to use it in the workplace. Is it fear of the unknown? There are many reasons behind this caution and how it impacts brand image, information integrity, job retention, and productivity. Plus,its selective information scraping.
Do your employees groan or avoid eye contact when you mention planning a team-building exercise? Perhaps they're thinking of old-school activities like trust falls and egg-on-spoon races! Those cringe-worthy team building experiences of the past. You know the ones—the ones that felt more like a punishment than a boost to morale. Trust falls don’t really ensure personal boundaries - Yikes!
We’re well into a shift to remote workforces and stats indicate that all is well productivity-wise, as stated by Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman. “We learned that we could not only effectively operate our business as a distributed remote workplace, but that our people could thrive and be just as, if not more, productive while remote." However, the once “not normal” in business culture is creeping into the virtual business lives and blurring the lines between what’s acceptable at home and what’s acceptable in the office.
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What are your organization's cultural attitudes? Having unhealthy or dysfunctional attitudes can interfere significantly with successful strategy implementation. A company's culture is defined as “the shared values, attitudes and practices that characterize an organization.” It's the personality of your company,and it lays the foundation for employees overall satisfaction.
The challenge in including neurodiverse individuals in the workplace is often a lack of awareness and inclusive infrastructure. James Townend, an ASD corporate trainer that lives the experience himself, recounts: "…neurotypicals like things in a box, or template, as it is easier to understand. When you go out of the box, that brings discomfort. I bring my diagnosis up as I want to be honest and because I am proud of who I am. But are others as accepting?"
Over the last year, businesses and organizations have either shifted or are planning to move into a hybrid workplace environment. Is your company going to be one of them? Here are 10 ideas adopted by employers to help build a people-centric workplace experience.
April 28, 2022. For Immediate Release. SAGE TECHWORK Inaugural program kick-off is May 2022. Levvel Inc. and Community Futures Treaty Seven are dedicated to reducing the educational, employment, and technical skill gaps that exist in the ICT sector between Indigenous and non-Indigenous individuals.
Seven ways to be more responsive to clients in a fast-paced world. When it comes to how quickly you need to respond to customers and potential customers, there’s only one answer: as fast as possible. How can you be more responsive to customers? Try these tips.