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How Disaster Relief Surged–and Evolved–During the Pandemic
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How Disaster Relief Surged–and Evolved–During the Pandemic

Despite prudent planning and preparation, there are some things no one sees coming. Like a pandemic, of course. Fortunately, as the crises of the last year multiplied, so did the relief funding, and disaster philanthropy experienced marked changes in 2020: dollar amounts ballooned, more funds were allocated toward marginalized communities, and philanthropic funders began thinking […]

BY Emily McCrary-Ruiz-Esparza | May 11, 2021

Peer Coaching: Unleashing the Potential for Better Performance
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Peer Coaching: Unleashing the Potential for Better Performance

Did you put employee career development on the back burner during the pandemic? What will happen to coaching and training in the new normal of hybrid work environments? Numly, a company dedicated to improving employee engagement through peer coaching, offers an innovative SaaS solution to those challenges by pairing coworkers as coaches and learners, based […]

BY the Editors | April 30, 2021

Why Your Team Needs to Create Happy Accidents
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Why Your Team Needs to Create Happy Accidents

Serendipity? In a pandemic?  It sounds impossible to believe, but serendipity–that strange alchemical gathering of the right people in the right place at the right time–might be what your company needs after a year of remote working. Previously, employees could hash out ideas or get to know each other over happy hours or those awkward […]

BY Kara Cutruzzula | April 27, 2021

At Tax Time, a Few Helpful Tips for Your Employees
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At Tax Time, a Few Helpful Tips for Your Employees

Taxpayers got good news last month when the Internal Revenue Service announced that the deadline for filing their 2020 returns would be pushed back a month, to May 17. While estimated taxes are still due on April 15, the later filing deadline gives taxpayers more time to adjust to the disruptions of the pandemic–as well […]

BY the Editors | April 15, 2021

Does Your Team Have a Healthy Climate? Here’s How to Tell
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Does Your Team Have a Healthy Climate? Here’s How to Tell

Businesses today focus a lot of attention on their overall corporate culture, yet research has shown that the most influential environment in a workplace is at the team level. SSCA, an executive-leadership consulting firm, puts a particular emphasis on what it calls the “climate” among workplace groups. From Day One spoke with Stephanie Tran, a […]

BY the Editors | April 15, 2021

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