The rush to set up home offices has been traumatic for some. However, experts maintain that, with the right furnishings, equipment and software, it can be pulled off with minimal—or at least only a modicum—of frustration.
The strain of isolation: Shift to telecommuting amplifies stressors
Hoosier company leaders are now warding off increased feelings of isolation, anxiety, burnout and depression with virtual water coolers and doughnut deliveries.Read More
Eli Lilly asking employees to work from home due to coronavirus
Indianapolis-based Lilly, the 12th largest employer in Indiana with 10,600 workers in the state, said it didn’t have a specific timeline for how long the precaution would last.Read More
Indiana push for pregnant worker protections gets sidelined
The proposal faced opposition from some business groups, including the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and the Indiana Manufacturers Association.Read More
Senate bill calls for reasonable accommodations for pregnant workers
Breastfeeding accommodations, bathroom and water breaks and lifting limitations are examples of accommodations employers would be required to make under Senate Bill 342.Read More
Now might be a good time for some startups and small businesses to consider pivoting their marketing and sales dollars to the individual consumer.
Cybersecurity experts warn that cybercriminals are moving in to target people not used to working from home and companies without work-at-home policies or cyber-safety nets.
Some companies have been caught flat-footed in their attempts to quickly train newly minted remote employees on the latest and most relevant computer skills.
We get focused on making sure the big, complicated tough stuff is intact, only to miss the basic thing. The first thing. The most fundamental thing.
Workers run in their own lanes and live their own lives and can achieve happiness and self-actualization in their own ways.
Simple is smart. Making something simple for other people is actually much harder than making something complex.
Millennials are more likely to have a side hustle than older workers, and people earning higher incomes are more likely to have a side hustle.
Surging markets around the world were a big reason for the growth: The S&P 500 index had one of its best years in decades with a 31.5% return. But workers’ better savings habits also played a big role.
High turnover can stifle the culture, making it more likely that remaining employees will shy away from creative and risk-taking ideas and solutions. Instead, those employees may opt to play it safe, so as not to join the ranks of those no longer employed there.
Americans’ pay and benefits rose at a solid pace last year, but at a slightly slower rate than in 2018, the Labor Department said Friday.
The Senate Family and Children Services Committee voted 7-2 Monday to endorse the bill, even though some business groups argued it wasn’t necessary and could lead to greater burdens on small businesses.
Incorporating things like having a masseuse on call, bringing puppies into the workplace, or setting up a desk purge with a garage-sale-style twist aren’t just trendy or ways to appease stressed-out employees, they are essential to setting the tone for the entire process.
Finding out why people leave is important. Finding out before they leave why they might be disengaged does a lot more for your workforce and your business.
Successful transitions of family businesses from one generation to the next can be tough. Here are four things to help you prepare.
Many of the companies said to be “ditching” performance appraisals are, in reality, changing the process by using technology to provide ongoing, real-time feedback to employees.
For hundreds of years, African Bushmen have greeted each other with this refrain. When one of them becomes aware of another coming through the brush, he/she exclaims, “I see you!” and the one approaching triumphs, “I am here!”
Every company has to start somewhere. And everybody needs good employees who are willing to take a risk and “buy-in” on an adventure that could lead to success. Choosing the right adventure is the toughest part.
You can learn a lot about your organization by asking a few questions about what people might add to their space.
Indianapolis’ part-time city-county councilors are paid significantly less than officials with the same positions in comparable cities across the nation