As British Columbia has entered phase 2 of the provincial restart plan, Worksafe BC has issued guidelines for various industries to reopen.
Many leaders have crossed the first hurdles of moving their teams remote: ensuring colleagues have set up their tech tools, defined their processes, and are logged into their video conference and e-mail accounts. But this is just the first step towards creating an effective work environment for remote employees. The next critical question is: How to … Continue reading 3 tips to motivate remote employees
With the Covid-19 pandemic, many companies had to quickly implement work-from-home policies. It certainly is an adjustment for all parties involved. Remote employee management can feel like a totally different challenge than managing people you work side by side with. Things that work in an office don’t always translate exactly to remote employees. Here are … Continue reading 5 Tips to manage remote employees
As we navigate uncertain times and uncharted territories, a lot of businesses are stuck. Should we close? Should we lay-off staff? What if we don't follow government orders? How are we going to pay our bills? As the response to Covid-19 is updated and modified on an almost hourly basis, answering the above questions can … Continue reading Covid-19: Tips for employers
As Covid-19 spreads in North America, chances are that your employer has implemented a temporary work-from-home policy. If you're new to this, you may have found out distractions were both plentiful and tempting. However, it's more about managing them than avoiding them. Unfortunately, the latter is pretty much impossible, as we are actually conditioned to … Continue reading Managing distractions while working from home
This is the last installment of our 3-part series on 3 generations of workers. This week, we'll look at Generation Y, mostly known as Millennials. Millennials were born between 1981 and 1994 Technology is an intrinsic part of their lives. Unlike previous generations, they've never experienced a time without computers, cell phones and Internet, and … Continue reading Generation gap: Millennials at work
Let's continue our series on the generation gaps at work. This week, we'll take a look at Generation X. GenXers were born between 1962 and 1980 They grew-up during a time where most western countries shifted their economy from manufacturing to services. Technology also started to be a part of their lives. They experienced the … Continue reading Generation gap: Gen X at work