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August 13, 2020

10 Tips for Making Virtual Holiday Parties Memorable in 2020

COVID-19 has changed a lot about how we interact at work to put it mildly, and like everything else this year, celebrating the holidays are going to be awkward to plan. The way things are looking, many of us won’t be back in the office in any significant capacity until at least 2021, meaning most […]

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August 6, 2020

4 Ways to Help Working Parents Manage Back-to-School Anxiety

Parents across the nation are feeling back-to-school anxiety, faced with a practical and moral dilemma as the 2020 school year inches closer. COVID-19 has altered our traditional behaviors and preparations for many routine aspects of life, and this is certainly no exception, creating much uncertainty about how (if at all) our children will return to the classroom, and […]

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April 1, 2020

5 Tips for Hosting a Virtual Happy Hour with Coworkers

The traditional workplace happy hour is having a virtual renaissance. As many office teams adjust to new remote work situations, virtual happy hours held on platforms like Zoom, FaceTime, and Google Hangouts are emerging as a reliable and easy way to keep employees connected while providing a nice break from all the current uncertainty. Teams […]

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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 companies suddenly have fully remote employees, 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 remote […]

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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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