Positive Workplace

Creating a Resourceful, Happy, Mutually Supportive Pool of Employees

Have you just started running a business? Or have you been doing so for years? New and established business owners can run into blocks at times. This is pretty normal because a business is a growing, developing entity; it’s not static. And it’s also composed of people who are growing and developing themselves. So there …

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Developing Resilience in a Changing Workforce

Rapidly escalating changes in new disruptive technologies is being mirrored by the rapid rate of change in the human workforce. Traditional relationships between companies, leaders, and employees is being replaced by concerns over automation and short term gig contracts. This lack of long term commitment and stability in the working life is concerning those who …

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Happy at Work

What are the factors that impact employee happiness? The scales that global census takers use to determine happiness at work show different aspects of working life and satisfaction. Most global scales use several measures that translate well across cultures- pay, working hours, and paid sick time or vacation. This last metric is used to determine …

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Rethinking the Probationary Period

Probationary periods are a familiar if uncomfortable concept: That first 60 or 90 days of a new job when your performance feels like it’s under a microscope, your benefits haven’t begun yet, and everything about the workplace is unfamiliar. Needless to say, that period of time is rarely remembered with fondness. Destabilizing a new employee for the …

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