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Autonomous Workplace

February 6, 2018

Harmful Micromanagement: How to Switch to an Autonomous Workplace

We’ve all had a boss who put the “manager” in “micromanager.” Someone who monitors employees’ every move from lunch breaks to tardiness and time spent on Instagram. While many think this is a way to keep employees focused and productive, various studies have demonstrated just the opposite. A PubMed article shows that this kind of […]

Gamification in the workplace

January 30, 2018

Gamification in HR: Does it Work?

Developed in 2008, gamification has grown exponentially in the past decade. Today you can see examples of it everywhere: receiving stamps for cups of coffee, gaining new features in running apps, even military training utilizes gaming features. Now that this phenomenon has had time to develop in the public sphere and integrate into the workplace, […]

Working remotely

January 29, 2018

How to Manage an Increasingly Remote Workforce

With developing technology, and a new emphasis on work-life balance, more workers than ever have joined the remote workforce. Gallup reports that the remote work trend continues to grow for companies across the US. In fact, while 39% of employees worked remotely in 2012, that number had risen to 43% by 2016. And this isn’t […]

reducing stress in the workplace

January 25, 2018

The Costly Effects of Stress in the Workplace

We’re examining every aspect of productivity in the workplace. One of the largest issues that affects all employees in the workforce, regardless of their position or company, is self-care– both physical and mental. On a large scale, the World Health Organization says stress costs businesses $300 billion every year. It’s tempting to show dedication to […]


January 23, 2018

How to Align HR & Business Goals in 5 Steps

What’s the most critical skill of an HR leader? Thorough knowledge of employee health benefits software? Strong culture ambassador? Superior conflict resolution skills? According to recent research, it’s the ability to connect HR initiatives to the strategic initiatives of the business. But how do you do align business goals with HR goals? We’ve outlined a […]

AI-Artificial Intelligence- HR- trends- efficiency

January 22, 2018

5 Reasons to Embrace AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a phrase that pops up with increasing frequency in the media and with good reason; this new wave of technological advances is already impacting many aspects of our homes and workplaces, including human resources departments. In fact, recent reports and expert opinions suggest that AI could become mainstream in the HR […]