Remote work, technology, and engagement are hot topics in the New World of Work. Read our in-depth report

best skills for remote workers

Company survey: What are the best skills for remote work?

The alarm clock sounds. You wake up and turn to switch it off. After a deep yawn and a stretch, you sit on your bed just before ...

4 benefits of remote working for employers

The work-abroad dream: 4 benefits of remote working for employers

Whether you’re a multinational organization or have an office in an unsexy location, the opportunity for international remote wo...

5 qualities of a good employee and candidate and how to evaluate them in an interview

There’s tons of advice on how to evaluate soft skills at each stage of the hiring process. But, let’s take a step back for a mom...

millennials in the workplace

Millennials in the workplace: How to manage and engage them

As of early 2019, the ages of millennials in the workplace ranged from 22 to 38 years old. This demographic represents the large...

employee promotion to manager

“Employee promotion to manager” time: 4 tips to inspire your stars

There are two crucial elements to successful people management: first, you want to reward your most capable employees, and secon...

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...

Handling layoffs: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Do you still have a job at BuzzFeed? What seems like a normal, fun quiz hosted on the popular media website actually carries the...

The problem with employee wellness programs

Employee wellness programs are morally questionable and misguided. Companies usually turn to them to reduce health costs, but th...

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...

career-pathing

Creating career paths that put people first

In the old world of work, climbing the corporate ladder was the most popular metaphor for getting ahead. In the new world of wor...

Performance review alternatives to the traditional approach

The traditional approach to performance appraisals has long been in need of a rethink, with some smart companies looking at...

Employee engagement strategies that work

Low employee engagement is a global problem. Right now, seven out of ten employees in the US drag their feet to work. This numbe...

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