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How to Support New Parents in the Workplace

How to Support New Parents in the Workplace

Whether out of a desire to retain employees or concern for the welfare of your employees, there’s a lot that companies can do to support new parents. Giving birth, or partnering with someone who has, not only takes a physical and mental toll. It’s also expensive,...

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Supporting Women In The Workplace

Supporting Women In The Workplace

March is Women’s History Month. We are taking this time to recognise the powerful women who have contributed to our world. Let us also appreciate how far the UAE has come in terms of gender equality in the workplace. The pandemic certainly moved gender equality...

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Resilience – The Key to Your Organisational Success

Resilience – The Key to Your Organisational Success

Hopefully by now, most company leaders have come to realise “normal” for the workplace will continue to be a relative term for some time. So how do you create stability in the workplace when the environment is continually shifting? The key is resilience. Resilience is...

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How to Go Home From Work When You Work From Home

How to Go Home From Work When You Work From Home

According to a seven-year study, the inability to switch out of work mode and into personal mode was in the top ten list of most stressful factors people were bad at handling. And that was before the pandemic. One might expect the rise of remote work to reduce the...

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How Technology Can Make or Break Your Hybrid Workforce

How Technology Can Make or Break Your Hybrid Workforce

Technology is what makes hybrid work possible. However, many employees are struggling to keep up with changes in technology. The reason for this might not be as simple as you think. The pandemic sent everyone into a mad scramble to cobble together the working pieces...

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Sleep on Your Own Time

Sleep on Your Own Time

If you work in a company right now, chances are you’re a part of the cult of sleep deprivation. There’s something honourable about sacrificing your sleep to chase down your goals. You look at someone with bloodshot eyes on their fifth cup of coffee before 10 am and...

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The Great Resignation and How to Recover

The Great Resignation and How to Recover

Resignation rates among mid-career employees between the ages of 30 and 45 rose 20% over the course of the pandemic in 2020 and 2021. The Great Resignation is taking its toll on businesses all over the world. We all know: it costs far more to hire a new employee than...

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New Productivity in the New Hybrid Work Week

New Productivity in the New Hybrid Work Week

How confident are you in your employee’s productivity when they work from home? One year into the pandemic, Harvard Business Review found that 40% of supervisors and managers felt low confidence in their ability to manage remote workers. Additionally, 36% expressed...

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The New Work Week – A range of options

The New Work Week – A range of options

Just 2 weeks ago, the UAE government announced major changes: A 4 ½ work week from Monday to Friday. Starting on 1 January 2022, the move will support the country’s strategic focus and better align with global markets. It aims to increase productivity while improving...

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Kindness in the Workplace

Kindness in the Workplace

The idea of kindness in the workplace can feel at odds with the often competitive nature of office life. However, more and more focus is being placed on inclusion, well-being and happiness. And kindness plays a strong role in achieving those things. There are numerous...

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6 Steps to ending Presenteeism in your Workforce

6 Steps to ending Presenteeism in your Workforce

How can having your employee show up to work actually cost you more than them taking a sick day? It’s a pitfall called presenteeism. Research shows presenteeism can actually be a higher cost to companies than absenteeism. A 2018 study demonstrated the cost of...

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Is unconscious bias costing you employee engagement?

Is unconscious bias costing you employee engagement?

Are your employees silent whenever you invite them to contribute ideas? Ever wonder if there might be a hidden goldmine of talent if only they would stand up and speak? The problem could be the effects of unconscious bias in the workplace. Unconscious bias is the...

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