future of work

The ‘new normal’: the future of hiring, onboarding and working

What has your company's hiring status been over the past few months? On a temporary freeze? In urgent hiring need? No matter wha...

Holiday characters in the workplace

A Christmas fairy tale: the workplace edition

December 24th. 8:55 am. Coffee in hand. Just like every weekday morning for the past five years, you’re about to walk into your ...

15 workplace horror stories we wish were not real

Workplace horror stories we wish were not real

When we were kids, we used to share scary stories with our friends. And, more often than not, we would exaggerate a little bit (...

employee burnout

Employee burnout for employers: costs, causes and cures

Have you ever felt so exhausted and disheartened that you just don’t want to go to work? Many of us have these moments — passing...

controversial topics at work

Can we discuss politics or other controversial topics at work?

Let’s say that one of your employees posts a racist joke on their personal social media page. Even if it was meant by that emplo...

Why even ‘casual’ companies should have dress codes

The days of the formal company dress code are numbered. Even traditional suit industries like banking are loosening their standa...

The most popular company policies

Most employee handbooks include policies like anti-discrimination, confidentiality, code of conduct and attendance. Though ...

Employee monitoring: to track or not to track?

As anyone who has ever worked in the corporate world knows, it’s easy to clock up a 9-5 day and get absolutely nothing done. Bef...

Drafting a maternity leave policy: 5 things you should know

Maternity leave policies in the United States have come a long way from the 1960s when working mothers were ...

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