If you haven’t been following the news recently, work from home has become the norm across many offices and corporations worldwide as the private sector attempts to help do its part in preventing wider transmission of COVID-19. Either at governments’ urgings or as a result of their own analysis of the situation more and more companies are closing their front doors and telling their employees to stay home. Social distancing is the best way to “flatten the curve” when it comes to stemming the spread of the coronavirus. Take a deeper dive into this Livescience article1 if you want to know a bit more about how the infection curve plays out in a variety of situations.
Some time ago, Heinz had decided to take the talent and employee innovation displayed by its workforce seriously as it really was the most unused asset in any company. The improvements suggested was worth $250 million a year. Immersed in strategies and innovation we forget to ask ourselves a very basic question...
Topics: technology, analytics, leadership, growth, Future of Work, employee eengagement, employee innovation, employee engagement innovation, successful employee innovation programs, employee led innovation
A majority of the products that HR chatbots are trying to replace in the HR Tech history have for long been huge and bulky HR management systems with a recent upgrade of the cloud. Studies showing correlation between an engaged workforce and a highly productive and efficient culture has encouraged progressive HR leaders around the world to utilise technology to engage their employees.
The word “mindfulness” was rarely used in my vocabulary; this is coming from someone who has worked as an editor and writer for the last 7 years. It’s critical we ask what it means to be mindful in today’s hyper-competitive world. More importantly, to understand how this fits into the narrative of a mindful leader in a corporate setup.
Don't do this if you wish to create a culture of diversity and inclusion in the workplace
You must have seen the news recently. Abhijit Banerjee won the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, along with Esther Duflo (who happens to be Banerjee's wife) and Michael Kremer. Notice some of the news headlines I came across.
Topics: analytics, leadership, engagement, growth, disengagement, Future of Work, employee eengagement, CEO, millennials, workplace, culture, culture derailers, unconscious bias, diversity and inclusion in the workplace, inclusion in the workplace, inclusive workplace, promoting diversity in the workplace, diverse and inclusive workplace
Today, we'll be talking about toxic work cultures. But before we do that, remember the United Airline fiasco where a passenger was yanked from his seat to make room for airline crew members? Let me recap it for you. The airport security forced a United Airline passenger off of his seat, causing his face to hit an armrest and bleed.
Topics: leadership, growth, Future of Work, employee eengagement, workplace, culture, culture derailers, toxic work culture, toxic company culture, changing a toxic work culture, signs of a toxic workplace culture
There are few moments that define inFeedo as a team. This Diwali, we acknowledged our privilege and decided we bring light and happiness to those who may not seem as blessed as we are but are certainly wiser, stronger, and richer in spirit...something we learned and went back home with in the process. :)
If you had been following the ride-hailing giant (valued at $70B) recently, you’d be aware of the turmoil it’s went through. From Susan Fowler’s blog post complaining about sexual harassment and an environment rampant with sexism and discrimination, multiple lawsuits, top executives leaving and finally CEO’s leave of absence leading to a resignation, Uber has been all over the news because of its notoriety.