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Getting Past the Shame: Mental Health Care in the Workplace
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Getting Past the Shame: Mental Health Care in the Workplace

Amelia Wilcox, founder and CEO of the employee-wellness company Zenovate, can talk in depth about the future of mental health care in the workplace. But in order for most of us to join that conversation, she believes, we need to eliminate any shame in talking about it in the first place. In that vein, Wilcox opened […]

BY Emily Nonko | December 1, 2020

How to Manage Your Workforce for the Future with Capabilities in Mind
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How to Manage Your Workforce for the Future with Capabilities in Mind

Even before multiple crises challenged the engagement of employees with their companies, workers were restless and ambitious. Eighty-three percent of employees want to change roles, 53% want to change companies, and 64% want a clear career path, according to a survey by Eightfold.ai, an AI-powered Talent Intelligence Platform. How will they achieve those ambitions–and how […]

BY Angelica Frey | November 21, 2020

To Develop a Workforce of Agile Leaders, Look to Middle Managers
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To Develop a Workforce of Agile Leaders, Look to Middle Managers

In a study evaluating how the 2008 economic crisis affected employee engagement, the research found that middle managers suffered the most. Employee engagement decreased within middle management by 13%, vs. only a slight drop for top executives. The decline was particularly concerning given that the study also found middle management had a higher influence on […]

BY Emily Nonko | November 6, 2020

Lifting Productivity and Connection in a Pandemic World
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Lifting Productivity and Connection in a Pandemic World

We hear a lot about employee engagement, but why is that important? Because in one sense, it’s the ultimate return on investment. Engaged employees bring more revenue, more profits, less turnover and, given their engagement with the company’s mission, often have a we-can-do-more-with-less attitude. Yet how do we help employees work smarter, not necessarily harder? […]

BY Angelica Frey | November 3, 2020

How HR Leaders Improve Business Performance Amid High Disruption
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How HR Leaders Improve Business Performance Amid High Disruption

Plenty of data shows that creative, flexible leaders succeed at a higher rate than reactive, defensive leaders–especially in times of disruption and uncertainty. The data, too, reveals what Dave Osh, CEO of the leadership-advisory firm Varlinx, called “a sad reality”: 80% of leaders are in the reactive stage, while only 20% are in the creative […]

BY Emily Nonko | November 3, 2020

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