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5 Ways Leaders Can Build Trust to Help Teams Working from Home Win

Posted by Clay Walsh on Mar 31, 2020 5:08:42 PM

Trust is an essential factor in ensuring your team members respect you and buy into the vision of the company. As a manager you are their first line of contact with the organization and are largely responsible for providing the face of upper management, especially in larger firms. If trust erodes, faith in the company goes along with it. The best team leaders are experimenting with new, exciting ways to stay engaged during work from home. Whether it's formalized tools like Amber, or laid back hangouts on Netflix Party, a manager who interacts with their team and keeps them engaged increases productivity. My captain said it best: Managers building trust with their employees is how teams win during remote work. Let’s look at 5 techniques you can employee to build trust with your team members.

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Topics: mindful leader, employee first culture, mental health, coping with coronavirus, remote work, work from home, corona virus, covid-19, making a difference

[Report] Navigating Covid-19: 3 Keys for Organizations to Come on Top

Posted by Clay Walsh on Mar 30, 2020 1:11:01 PM

COVID-19 is here, and there's no escaping the effects that have already impacted our planet. Remote work is at an all time high as city after city locks down. The stock markets of the world are reflecting this uncertainty in the business sphere, with companies across the planet reeling and trying to fill the gaps.

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Topics: positive corporate culture, mindful leader, employee experience, mental health, coping with coronavirus, covid-19, toolkit

Daily Rundown on Coronavirus (24 - 26 March 2020) from our Covid-19 team

Posted by Sameera Khan on Mar 25, 2020 5:44:15 PM

24 March 2020. 

 

"All great changes are preceded by chaos," someone wisely said and posted this on the Internet

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Topics: employee engagement, employee experience, coping with coronavirus, work from home, corona virus, covid-19, communication

4 Ways to be a Model Leader in this Covid-19 Crisis

Posted by Clay Walsh on Mar 24, 2020 6:36:13 PM

I remember being so nervous for my first day of kindergarten at a small private school in Lower Manhattan my parents had selected. I was leaving the familiar confines of my preschool and the friends I had made for a whole new school. To me, it was the biggest crisis I had faced for most of my life. I remember waiting for the first day: September 11th, 2001.

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Topics: leadership, building a positive workplace culture, mindful leader, employee first culture, employee experience, mental health, coping with coronavirus, remote work, work from home, covid-19, communication

Cyber Security in the Time of COVID-19

Posted by Seema Pathak on Mar 24, 2020 3:59:57 PM

We are through our 1st successful week of Work From Home. By now all know our Health-related protocols and preventive measures. It's time to take precautions to make sure our systems don't get infected too. The overwhelming amount of news coverage surrounding the novel coronavirus has created a new danger — phishing attacks looking to exploit public fears about the sometimes-deadly virus.

How does this work?

Cybercriminals send emails claiming to be from legitimate organizations with information about the coronavirus.

The email messages might ask you to open an attachment to see the latest statistics. If you click on the attachment or embedded link, you’re likely to download malicious software onto your device.

The malicious software — malware, for short — could allow cybercriminals to take control of your computer, log your keystrokes, or access your personal information and financial data, which could lead to identity theft.

Here’s some information that can help.

How to spot a Coronavirus phishing email?

Coronavirus-themed phishing emails can take different forms, including these:

#1 Govt alerts:  

Cybercriminals have sent phishing emails designed to look like they’re from the Ministry. The email might falsely claim to link to a list of coronavirus cases in your area. “You are immediately advised to go through the cases above for safety hazards,” the text of one phishing email reads.

What do the emails look like? Here’s an example:

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Topics: employee engagement, employee first culture, coping with coronavirus, employee data, privacy, remote work, work from home, saas, tool for remote work, corona virus, covid-19, communication, cyber security, security, compliance

Daily Rundown on Coronavirus (16 to 22 March 2020) from Our COVID-19 Team

Posted by Sameera Khan on Mar 23, 2020 6:17:01 PM

As businesses around the world reel, information and disinformation spreads widely, and circumstances change in a course of hours creating a reliable, steady voice within your own company is crucial. Most every company worldwide has already gone remote, and while HRBPs and CXOs would normally be able to be the stabilizing force in person that’s obviously not possible. So what’s the answer to the conundrum of how to keep people safe, calm, and productive during this period? It’s simple: an in-house COVID-19 team.

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Topics: employee experience, moments that matter, coping with coronavirus, remote work, work from home, corona virus, covid-19, communication

5 Reminders from People Science for a Positive Work Culture amidst Covid-19

Posted by Gregory S Mathew on Mar 23, 2020 5:31:09 PM

“I’m probably working harder than Elon Musk.”  That’s my roommate Kevin who’s a robotics engineer at a tech startup in India. While Kevin might be exaggerating here, I think he’s not too far off. 

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Topics: Positive work culture, creating a positive work culture, toxic work culture, changing a toxic work culture, mindful leader, employee innovation, hr strategic business partner, employee engagement plan, employee first culture, employee experience, moments that matter, mental health, coping with coronavirus, remote work, work from home

Being Employee-First in the Time of Covid-19

Posted by Ajay Ruhela on Mar 20, 2020 4:00:35 PM

"This is the first point to be made: and the first action to be taken is to pull ourselves together. If we are all going to be destroyed by an atomic bomb, let that bomb, when it comes, find us doing sensible and human things—praying, working, teaching, reading, listening to music, bathing the children, playing tennis, chatting to our friends over a pint and a game of darts—not huddled together like frightened sheep and thinking about bombs. 

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Topics: Amber in HR, AI in HR, psychological safety, positive workplace culture, inclusive workplace, creating mindful leaders, employee innovation, hr strategic partners, employee first culture, employee experience, moments that matter, mental health, coping with coronavirus, remote work, work from home, saas, tool for remote work

3 Ways to Create Mental Health Resilience at Work during COVID-19

Posted by Saloni Goyal on Mar 17, 2020 3:12:05 PM

“…I felt like the world is falling apart. While I sat there on my desk with a coffee mug in my hand, I could see my surroundings running in fast forward motion and I was beyond confused with what was happening. I wanted to scream hard but no words came out and soon enough, another customer file was kept at my desk to work on. It is becoming a task to wake up in the morning every day. Heavy breaths, heart pounding to 100 miles an hour, heavy sweating, feeling choked have become more frequent. My friends tell me it is a phase and my colleagues laugh at me for being too sensitive.”

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Topics: building a positive workplace culture, changing a toxic work culture, inclusive workplace, mindfulness and leadership, employee first culture, employee experience, mental health, coping with coronavirus