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COVID’s master multi-taskers: How to keep parents for the long-haul

Why aren’t you working right now? 5 million Americans say there’s one big reason: They’re caring for children who aren’t in school or daycare. Frequent COVID-19 outbreaks are creating unexpected school closures and quarantines – and 80% of daycare centers report that they’re struggling to find enough child-care workers. And the resulting juggling act for […] Read Article “COVID’s master multi-taskers: How to keep parents for the long-haul”

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It’s time to talk about mental health at work

The pandemic has blurred the line between personal and professional life over the last 18 months, and in turn, mental illness has risen sharply. In a work setting, the symptoms of mental health problems can be complex and hard to pin down. We might have trouble getting motivated, avoid colleagues, become chaotic, or make mistakes that […] Read Article “It’s time to talk about mental health at work”

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4 common-sense ways to promote mental health at work

Overwhelmed, overworked, and overscheduled. If you’re not already prioritizing mental health needs of your workers, the time to act is now. Beyond the impact to your employees’ physical health (dramatically increased risk of stroke, fatal heart disease, substance abuse, and more), the costs for employers include high turnover, absenteeism, poor customer care, and declining organizational […] Read Article “4 common-sense ways to promote mental health at work”

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Ready for the next normal? 3 key takeaways from our study on the new era of work

“People want flexibility now. Even if you can return to normal, your employees aren’t going to return to normal with you,” said Brian Welle from Google, a guest speaker at Thursday’s online panel discussion to mark the launch of Adecco’s global study: ‘Resetting Normal.’ The event also featured Adecco Group CEO Alain Dehaze, Jean-Claude Le […] Read Article “Ready for the next normal? 3 key takeaways from our study on the new era of work”

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Remote onboarding: How to make it work for everyone

Wow your new recruits with a thoughtfully structured remote onboarding program that sets them up for success. Read on to learn how to make your new hires feel welcomed, empowered, and included right from the very start – even when you can’t do it in person. Why is remote onboarding important? Great onboarding should be […] Read Article “Remote onboarding: How to make it work for everyone”

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Unite your scattered workforce: Our tips on managing remote teams

COVID-19 has upended many of the barriers to remote work. A recent Gallup survey found that seven in 10 US white-collar workers are still working remotely over a year into the pandemic. Most of them say they would like to stay remote, or adopt a hybrid working model, and would consider switching jobs if they […] Read Article “Unite your scattered workforce: Our tips on managing remote teams”

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How can employers make remote and hybrid working easier on younger workers?

When the pandemic forced workers out of their offices and into their homes, younger workers – ‘digital natives’ with superior tech skills – seemed best-placed to cope. But over a year into the pandemic, younger workers report being more stressed, less productive, and more isolated: and they’re finding it more difficult to progress in their […] Read Article “How can employers make remote and hybrid working easier on younger workers?”