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We are living amidst unusual circumstances. The ongoing global pandemic has left us in a novel situation. It has indeed changed the meaning of life as we know it. It has given us time to take a moment and think about ourselves. Employees who are now working from home may have realized how they can take advantage of this newfound flexibility. Remote working comes with several benefits. You save time on the commute, you get to spend more time with your families, you save your financial resources, you can rehab your career, and the digital tools that most of us have easy access to make working from home exceedingly convenient.Read More
Diversity and inclusion play a massive role in making a workplace a safe and welcoming environment for people with various backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, genders, and disabilities. Despite its paramount importance in humanizing a workplace, it is a matter that often tends to get overlooked. It is about time that we get out of our comfort zone, start having difficult conversations, and voice our concern to make DEI* a significant factor in workplace decisions. (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)Read More
COVID-19 has brought the global population a series of challenges, and it has changed the meaning of life as we know it. With all non-essential employees working from online meetings, conferences, and webinars that used to be fairly uncommon, concepts have become the ‘new normal.’ Human beings, especially the participating members of the workforce, are faced with an extraordinarily unusual situation compelling them to adapt to the changing circumstances as a survival technique.
Google will be allowing employees to keep working from homes until the summer of 2021. If more enterprises follow in Google’s footsteps, it may be a relief to be able to work at home without continually worrying about contracting the virus. However, others may have to find ways to overcome the challenges of remote working and unlocking online presence.Read More
The role of working mothers should not be undermined in the workplace scenario today. They have always played instrumental roles in society, but their contributions to the workplace have become more diverse and valuable with time. This needs to be acknowledged in an effort to empower working mothers and to raise awareness about their human needs at the workplace. In this live broadcast of “Let’s Humanize The Workplace,” Vivian Acquah, the workplace wellness advocate, talks about the power of working moms and of ways to inspire employers to do better for working moms.Read More
The ongoing pandemic has put the entire world into a survival mode. It has driven us to such unusual circumstances where all of us are trying our best. We are trying to figure out the “new reality.” Students are attending online classes, employees are getting used to working online, and everyone is coping with being isolated and away from their friends and social circle. It has been eye-opening as well as somewhat chaotic. Staying home and taking a break from their hectic routines have allowed families to bond and get to know each other better. At the same time, it has adversely affected our mental well-being. It is indeed a novel situation where nobody is aware of the rules.Read More
The global environment is changing. Nothing is as it was 40 years ago. We, as human beings, have evolved and become more aware of our emotions. While individuals may have changed their behavior, the modern workplace is not entirely modern yet. It is time that workplaces lean in and adopt the humanizing factor.Read More
We are living in exceptionally advanced times. This is the 21st century, an era of exceedingly rapid science and technological development where all the information in the world rests in your palms. Access to knowledge has never been this simpler. The global population is aware, informed, and enlightened, yet detestable issues like racism, inequality, and sexism continue to exist. It makes one wonder; why are we choosing to let such enormities occur? It is indeed time to raise our voice and stand up for what is right so that women can secure a seat at the table.Read More
Leaders know that the workplace is a second home for almost all employees. It is where they spend most of their days and the better part of their years. Some employees take the stress and anxiety from their jobs home, which can cause challenges in their personal lives. A place where a person spends so much time and energy; should be a place of respect, support, and care. There should be an environment of personal and professional growth.
The importance of creating a people-centric organization cannot be stressed enough. Businesses that put their people first have reported a growth in employee productivity as well as increases in profits. In this live broadcast of Let’s Humanize The Workplace, Vivian Acquah, the workplace wellness advocate, discusses the significance of putting people first at a workplace.Read More
We live in a fast-paced world today, where things change very quickly, and everyone is permanently busy. Millions of people suffer from mental health problems around the world, but unfortunately, it is an issue that does not get as much attention as physical health predicaments.
It is very crucial to raise awareness about mental health and also to address the challenges people are facing. Talking about mental health is the first step towards understanding the importance of maintaining mental well-being.Read More