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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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The unexpected opportunities in hybrid, flexible work environments

The COVID-19 pandemic upended work as we know it, and the hybrid model is here to stay – whether employers want it or not. However, it’s an opportunity to reimagine how we think about work. So, as you and your team continue a sporadic return to the office, what ways of working will ensure everyone […] Read Article “The unexpected opportunities in hybrid, flexible work environments”

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Questions to ask before you make that big career change

It can be hard to course-correct once you’re on a particular career path, but the pandemic is triggering millions of Americans to do just that. Nearly 2 in 5 knowledge workers globally are changing or considering new careers. So, what about you? Itching to get out from behind your desk? Or maybe you’re ready to […] Read Article “Questions to ask before you make that big career change”

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Rethinking (and restarting) dress codes for your returning workforce

Good-bye pajama pants – hello necktie? Even before the pandemic, cultural transformations were pushing many American businesses away from formal attire. From Goldman Sachs to JP Morgan, even the most traditional stalwarts were relaxing dress codes in the hope of encouraging innovation, creativity, and individual autonomy. As workers return to the office after 18 months […] Read Article “Rethinking (and restarting) dress codes for your returning workforce”

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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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Think bigger: Why your business needs a purpose, especially now

From CEOs to managers to new hires, many of us are re-evaluating what’s important in our work. According to just released Adecco research, two in five of white-collar workers said they are considering a career change, and 75% said that a job with a clear sense of purpose is important to them. Today, leaders have […] Read Article “Think bigger: Why your business needs a purpose, especially now”