29 November 2022
Presenteeism is when employees come into work even when they have a justifiable reason to be absent, such as a physical or mental illness. Absenteeism occurs when employees don't show up for work. Presenteeism is largely an issue of workplace culture. Take the right steps to combat presenteeism at your organization.
16 November 2022
November is the best month to plan and prepare for the new year. December is consumed by holidays, parties, and things winding down. January tends to find people hibernating, lower energy, and not picking up the pace until the month is almost over. November is the best time to set clear goals for hitting the ground running in 2023.
1 November 2022
Many organizations have had to adjust their return to office plans due to employees revolting. Rather than compete with the home office, try embracing it by creating an office that builds off of what your employees love about working from home.
11 October 2022
What does eating frogs have to do with productivity at work? No, I am not talking about frog legs, which can be found on restaurant menus.
13 September 2022
In isolved's second-annual "Voice of the Workforce" survey, 50% of respondents admitted to getting the "Sunday Scaries" before returning to work after time off while another 40% indicated they struggle with "Imposter Syndrome."
6 September 2022
As the pandemic has put immense pressure on government employees to deliver public services, new research finds that teleworking has improved team performance. 46% of government employees who telework—both fully remote and hybrid employees—say their team’s performance improved during the past two years. Only 35% of in-person government workers say their team’s performance has improved during the period, according to new research from Eagle Hill Consulting.
16 August 2022
Having fun at work is proven to increase engagement and results in healthier and happier employees. It’s where most of us spend a majority of our day, so why not make it fun!
12 July 2022
Can you have too much of a good thing? Yes. Executives at Microsoft studied their employees and found that too much collaboration actually decreases engagement and productivity.
31 May 2022
Researchers from Microsoft studying workplace trends have revealed an interesting trend. A trend that will hit close to home for anyone accustomed to logging in after hours. An analysis of keystrokes from a sample of Microsoft employees showed that there was a third peak of work activity starting around 9:00 o’clock in the evening. Their research suggests that the traditional 9-to-5 workday is fading, and more workers may be redesigning their day to meet the demands of work...
24 May 2022
Workplace cultures have changed since the start of the pandemic for 65% of U.S. employees, according to a new research report released by Quantum Workplace. Not surprising, right? The report, Unpacking Organizational Culture in a New World of Work, provides a new perspective on the vital role company culture plays in organizations—including the impact of remote and hybrid perceptions of culture.
26 April 2022
Two years into the pandemic, businesses large and small continue to struggle to find employees and keep the ones they have. Now, many employers are seeking new ways to retain and attract talent by identifying what matters most to their employees.
21 December 2021
Many HR professionals tend to do or manage everything within the employee lifecycle at their organization. It’s time to reboot and not just survive – but THRIVE – in 2022.
14 September 2021
How do we teach ourselves and our employees to reduce distractions that break their focus and drain their brains? It’s tough to weed through the distractions of email, unnecessary meetings, and notifications. Here are some tactics to use to stay focused and be productive.
7 September 2021
Many workers are worn out and ready to make up for lost vacation time, new research from global staffing firm Robert Half suggests. More than 4 in 10 professionals surveyed (44%) said they are more burned out on the job today compared to a year ago, up from 34% in a similar 2020 poll. Nearly half of employees experiencing increased fatigue (49%) blame it on a heavier workload.
15 June 2021
Are you eternally tired – feeling exhausted all the time? Fatigue and mental exhaustion are one of the main causes of a lack of ambition and productivity. It’s important to learn how to relax both your body and your mind in order to be the best you can be both at home and work.