How to Thrive in a Multi-Generational Workplace

Avoiding Conflict and Creating Opportunity Respect and acceptance are vital for a successful multi-generational team.   Terry is 22 years old, and an enthusiastic new starter at your organization.   This is the career that he’s wanted since high school and, now that he’s got his degree and joined your team, he’s impatient to impress[…]

A Little Recognition Can Provide a Big Morale Boost

As we enter into the second year of the Covid-19 pandemic, frontline public sector workers such as healthcare professionals, teachers, and social workers are under more strain than ever. At the same time, organizations in every industry are being forced to downsize and restructure, meaning they’ve got less cash in the bank to support an increasingly burned out workforce. In these[…]

How to Spiff up Your Work- From-Home Space When You’re Spending a lot of Time on Zoom

Welcome to your new office: your home. The coronavirus pandemic has forced most of us to quickly relocate our work space into our homes. Working from home can be a nice break from going into the office, but having an ongoing work-from-home situation can become a little stressful when you’re not used to it. If[…]

How to Avoid Doing Harm When You Discuss Race at Work

Race dialogues at work have the potential to leave minority employees feeling distressed, exhausted, or dismissed.   The year 2020 has been a rough one, especially for Black Americans. The global coronavirus pandemic’s disproportional impact, combined with multiple police murders of unarmed Black people, cast a brighter light on systemic racism in the United States. In[…]

Benefits and Challenges of Working From Home

Increasingly, home is being seen as the most productive place to work. A 2019 survey of 1,004 full-time employees across the U.S., including 505 remote workers, found that employees who worked from home worked an average of 16.8 more days every year than those in an office.   The benefits of home working include:   Not suffering the distractions of office life,[…]