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HR and Employees Perceptions on Financial Wellbeing: Survey

As COVID-19 has heightened financial stress for many employees, employers feel responsible for helping improve their workers’ financial wellbeing. 2020 Workplace Benefits Report noted that 62 percent of employers feel “extremely” responsible for their employees’ financial wellness, up significantly from 13 percent in 2013. The findings are based on a survey of 808 employers that […]

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November 26, 202012:33 pm
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Training Makes Deskless Workers Feel Connected and Secure in Their Jobs, Survey Finds

Surveyed amid the pandemic, frontline and deskless employees (such as nurses, teachers, salespeople, construction workers, truck drivers, etc.) stated that they wouldn’t switch to a desk job given the opportunity. In a report published by the mobile learning platform TalentCards, 64% stated that they would not give up their current positions as frontline workers in […]

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November 25, 20204:00 pm
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ILO: Eliminating Gender Dimension of Teleworking during COVID-19

The world of work, including teleworking, is inevitably gendered. Under normal circumstances, teleworking might potentially disadvantage women, as they typically have to juggle between childcare, household chores and paid employment. But, on other hand, teleworking might also help them to facilitate their desired work-life balance. One prominent study found that female home-based teleworkers have slightly […]

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November 24, 20203:19 pm
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Three Reasons to Rethink Human Productivity & How will We Experience Work in The Future

This article is a guest post. Forced to adapt and redesign work to encompass a flexible mix of on-site and remote arrangements, business leaders have now turned their attention to raising human productivity.  Work productivity can be a controversial topic in Asia, given how many employees here have had to conform to traditional tropes and […]

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November 24, 202010:00 am
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Sustaining Employees and Culture of Remote Agile Team

Abrupt shifts to remote working in response to the coronavirus has challenged the typical approach to managing agile teams. Traditionally, agile teams thrive when team members are co-located, with close-knit groups all working in the same place. Co-location allows frequent in-person contact, quickly builds trust, simplifies problem solving, encourages instant communication, and enables fast-paced decision […]

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November 23, 20204:21 pm
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Here are Ways to Convince Employees to Stay 

Let’s face it, not all of our human resources could be considered “priced employees”. Some are simply not performing at par while some others are just too precious to lose. Growing companies are always in need of talents that possess the qualities of a smart, good and proactive worker. Opposite kinds can drag a company […]

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November 23, 202011:01 am
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Cities with the Most Overworked Population in 2020

Work smarter instead of work harder. Most people might believe that being busy is not equal with being productive. But in the era of COVID-19 where we are pushed to work from home, achieving desired productivity while maintaining work-life balance seems to be a harder task to accomplish. A recent index compiled by Kisi ranks […]

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November 20, 20203:36 pm
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Accelerating Workforce Resilience with Internal Talent Marketplace

The U.S is seeing  a low record of unemployment in which the number of open positions exceeds the number of unemployed workers, a Deloitte survey found. With such a low unemployment rate, employers should start to make their retention program a priority. Moving forward, internal mobility might take on greater prominence for companies, leapfrogging the […]

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November 20, 20202:55 pm
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Virtual Work & Workforce Development to Improve Team’s Performance

The realities of tomorrow’s workforce will require organisations to be more flexible in enabling the execution of work. Organisations are already working on their ability to build a distributed workforce, whether to tap into talent pools that live far from existing operations or to entice a population of nomadic workers who prefer to work with […]

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November 19, 20201:09 pm
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Ways to Create Workplace Engagement on a Budget

This article is a guest post. Employee engagement is a measure of how an employee is heartfelt attached to their place of work. It is demonstrated by the amount of effort they put into pushing the company’s agenda, as well as the resilience they show whenever the company is faced with harsh operational or economic […]

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November 17, 20205:58 pm