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Types of Employee Benefits

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Jan 11, 2022 4:36 PM

Employee well-being and productivity go hand in hand. As part of adapting to a return to the office, leaders should review and potentially revise their benefits plans to meet new and longstanding employee needs. The COVID-19 pandemic brought widespread uncertainty and disruption, which changed how many people value benefits packages that organizations offer. Reopening and transitioning employees back to the office, or at least to a new work model, brings about more uncertainty.

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6 Traits Inclusive Leaders Share

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Dec 29, 2021 12:30 PM

Inclusive leaders foster and maintain a culture that values authenticity and a sense of belonging among all employees. When people feel they can be their authentic selves at work, without the need to assimilate and adapt to the dominant organizational culture, they are more engaged, creative, and more likely to want to stay.

While an organization's mission, culture, policies, and practices play a role in helping employees develop and nurture this sense of belonging, leaders most often directly and indirectly determine this through their words and actions.

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Photography Cheat Sheet

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Dec 22, 2021 12:57 PM

Photography has evolved drastically over the years. For example, the original photographs lacked color, whereas color photography is widely used today. While cameras used to be the sole form of technology used for photography, mobile devices are now equipped with high-tech cameras that can be used to take professional-looking photographs as well. With the consistent invention of new camera and editing technology, photography will continue to change and reach new heights for years to come.

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Steps for Managing Change

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Dec 20, 2021 12:38 PM

In recent years, many nonprofit organizations have been forced to adapt in response to political, social, and economic changes. The economic recession which began during the COVID-19 pandemic required most nonprofits to operate with reduced resources, while the demand for many of the services they provided was increasing.

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Purpose of Employee Onboarding

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Dec 7, 2021 2:03 PM

Building an inclusive onboarding experience is vital to retaining an organization's top talent. Although onboarding is one of the most pivotal moments in talent management, it is too often process-driven and focused on getting new employees to start contributing work. The impact of a poor onboarding experience can manifest as hesitation in diverse employees to commit to a long-term career at the organization.

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6 Common Physical Injuries Related to Technology

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Nov 29, 2021 12:27 PM

All the technology we push into our lives also brings with it certain risks. While stories of "hackers" dominate the news, one of the most significant dangers with technology has to do with the physical harm it can cause. Many physical injuries come from just how we sit when we use a computer.

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6 Common At-home Scams

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Nov 19, 2021 12:00 PM

Many people who work from home are targeted by hackers and scammers for the following reasons:

  • They are part of the gig economy, often working as freelancers constantly seeking the next job or project. They can be very susceptible to promising-sounding opportunities that turn out to be too good to be true.
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5 Signs of a Toxic Workplace

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Nov 15, 2021 12:00 PM

A workplace is and should be referred to as toxic when the work, people, and environment cause discrepancies, stress, and fear in an individual's life. These disruptions can adversely affect an employee's physical health, sense of autonomy, and sense of self, which can result in sleepless nights, feelings of anxiety, sweaty palms, and a racing, irregular heartbeat.

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Tips to Reduce Unconscious Bias

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Nov 8, 2021 10:11 AM

Bias is one of the main obstacles to diversity and inclusion. People are susceptible to bias both in their private and professional lives. In the workplace, bias can be found in many places, from the initial job posting to promotions, raises, and benefits.

Unconscious bias is prevalent in the workplace. But there are ways to reduce, overcome, and prevent this bias.

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Tips For Computer Use

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Nov 1, 2021 12:00 PM

All the technology we push into our lives also brings with it certain risks. While stories of "hackers" dominate the news, one of the most significant dangers with technology has to do with the physical harm it can cause. Many physical injuries come from just how we sit when we use a computer.

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