The level of workforce thirst for development has never been higher. That's why organizations need to treat their staff with the same care they did when they attracted them to the role, according to workplace experts.

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WTF is rage applying and why is Gen Z doing it?

January 26, 2023  ■  6 min read

Similar to quiet quitting, the quick decision to apply to a number of new jobs – a method dubbed “rage applying” – is rubbing veteran workers the wrong way.

Why ‘re-recruiting’ existing employees is critical for 2023

January 30, 2023  ■  5 min read

The level of workforce thirst for development has never been higher. That’s why organizations need to treat their staff with the same care they did when they attracted them to the role, according to workplace experts.

WTF is toxic positivity and how does it impact work culture

January 19, 2023  ■  4 min read

“Good vibes only” is probably not what we want to hear when we’re having a bad day at work. Instead, leaders should encourage listening.

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How performance punishment builds resentment among high-achieving employees

January 30, 2023  ■  4 min read

It’s nice being known as the reliable worker who can get it done. That’s until you’re working late nights while your peers are out to dinner.

Can ChatGPT fill in mentorship gaps for Gen Z workers?

January 27, 2023  ■  7 min read

It’s hard as a young professional to navigate the workplace, but ChatGPT could answer questions like how to ask for a raise or time off.

Hard times for Hollywood mean sobering reality for talent

January 27, 2023  ■  4 min read

Shakeups at the studios, stymied by their unsteady streaming strategies, will lead to the greatest volatility this year for those working in the entertainment business.

WTF is rage applying and why is Gen Z doing it?

January 26, 2023  ■  6 min read

Similar to quiet quitting, the quick decision to apply to a number of new jobs – a method dubbed “rage applying” – is rubbing veteran workers the wrong way.

Would you work out more if your company paid for it?

January 26, 2023  ■  4 min read

More than half of employees contend that cost is a barrier to their exercising. In response, some employers are upping their fitness benefits.

Will layoffs wave reverse pandemic-induced relocation trend?

January 25, 2023  ■  5 min read

Today, remote work is making it possible for people to separate the decision of where to work and where to live like never before. But as layoffs continue and remote jobs taper some data suggests a reversal is underway.

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WTF is toxic positivity and how does it impact work culture

January 19, 2023  ■  4 min read

“Good vibes only” is probably not what we want to hear when we’re having a bad day at work. Instead, leaders should encourage listening.

WTF is quiet caregiving (and why it matters to company goals)

January 13, 2023  ■  4 min read

Experts say leaders must recognize how many of their employees are caregivers too by creating a sense of belonging at work.

WTF is green hushing?

January 05, 2023  ■  5 min read

In short, it involves brands going quiet about their commitments to sustainability to avoid being penalized for not addressing them.

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Company culture has never been more important for organizations looking to attract and retain the best talent. But for employers, culture is about more than just Bagel Fridays and communal espresso machines. The strongest cultures are built on values that run deep throughout the organization.

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How to build career resilience

November 21, 2022  ■  7 min read

Even before mass downsizing in the tech sector and fears of a recession loomed large, the workforce was already feeling the pressure. Worried workers are now being urged to build a firewall to protect their career prospects

As layoffs multiply, HR leaders are feeling the heat

November 14, 2022  ■  8 min read

Staff reductions are particularly challenging when those who are getting cut happen to be outstanding employees.

How this company is encouraging employees to create in-office FOMO to entice their colleagues back

November 07, 2022  ■  8 min read

Employers’ attempts to lure people back to the office are getting more desperate. Food delivery company Bolt has resorted to whipping up FOMO among its remote workers to make them feel jealous about office life. But psychologists frown on the tactic.