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March 26, 2020

5 Tips for Recognizing Remote Employees During Isolating Times

As we all adjust to new circumstances behind the COVID-19 pandemic, many things are still up in the air. Entire workforces are suddenly fully remote, shelter-in-place orders abound, the economy is teetering, and one can’t help but feel a bit isolated and run down by it all. Recognition’s Role We believe that reassuring employees, appreciating […]

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March 12, 2020

The Acceleration of Remote Work

For anyone who hasn’t been following the news, the Coronavirus is causing a major stir and having a chilling effect on many public events throughout the world. Concerns about contagion have brought about travel bans, self-quarantines, and forced many high-profile industry gatherings – most recently the gigantic annual E3 and SXSW conferences – to be […]

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February 9, 2017

Teleworkers Don’t Take Snow Days

New York is getting hammered by a brutal Nor’ Eastern blizzard at the moment, and as I sit at home working remotely (we had to close our offices in the City), I am realizing that companies who strongly support telework have a huge advantage on days like this over those that don’t. People who work […]

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February 18, 2016

The Ups and Downs of Employee Autonomy

As a manager, engaging employees on the job is a constant search for balance. You want to praise their hard work and effort, but not make them feel too self-conscious or patronized. You want offer incentives to motivate them, but you also want to hold their results accountable. You want to be flexible and nice, […]

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January 19, 2016

The Era of the Empowered Employee

Indeed.com, the biggest job site in the world, commissioned an end-of-year study showing that more than 50 percent of US workers are thinking of making a career change in 2016. Some of the chief motivators were a better work location, a higher position/title, and the biggest motivator was salary, with 79 percent of respondents listing […]

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September 29, 2015

4 Tips for Engaging Teleworkers

A new infographic put together by the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s online MBA program takes an in-depth look at telework, and has uncovered some surprising stats about the ever-growing segment of remote workers. In 2015, nearly half (45 percent) of all employees telecommute or work remotely in some way shape or form, and they’re […]

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December 2, 2013

Engaging a Remote Workforce

At HALO we’re always looking for new motivational tools, but the best tools are useless if your managers can’t regularly connect and engage with employees face-to-face.  Such is the case in many multinational organizations with business units spread out across the globe, or organizations with large remote workforces. While email and social media have made […]

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March 29, 2013

Commuting for a Cause

According to the Economist, Americans spend an average of 200 hours commuting each year. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the number of people telecommuting since 2000 has increased dramatically and more companies including ours are trying to find ways to expand telecommuting opportunities. So last week when Yahoo’s CEO, Marissa Mayer, made headlines across […]

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