Creating an inclusive work culture can be difficult if you don’t know where to start. It’s such an important task; how do you best respect and encourage the diversity and inclusion of everyone in your workplace? One of the most effective ways to keep talented employees is to make sure they feel represented and valued. This is a long-term effort that needs to be prioritized every day and updated consistently.
Adjusting to a remote work schedule and environment can be challenging. Though there are some advantages to a remote work setup—namely, no commute—there are also many obstacles you wouldn’t normally face in an office setting that may keep you from working to your highest level of productivity.
Many in-office roles switched to remote work as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Because the pandemic is ongoing, you may not know when in-person work will resume. For that reason, developing good work-from-home habits in the midst of so much uncertainty will only benefit you in the long run. For those who will continue working remotely even post-pandemic, finding ways to increase productivity while maintaining a healthy work-life balance is essential.
No question, posting an inappropriate photo or ill-considered comment on social media can hurt your chances of landing that dream job. But when used appropriately, social media can actually provide a huge boost to your job search. Our latest Skye Learning video offers some valuable pointers for job-hunting in the digital age.
Researching, applying for, and interviewing for a job can be extremely stressful. Just like entering the dating world and searching for your perfect partner, the process of finding your dream job can be daunting, and you might be afraid of rejection. In fact, a 2003 survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of Everest College shows that 92% of U.S. adults have job interview anxiety.
The definition of work-life balance is different for each person, but at its core is the attempt to reconcile the tension between your professional obligations and the activities that provide personal fulfillment outside of work. Experts agree that personal fulfillment activities—including spending time with family, connecting with friends, pursuing hobbies, exercising, and meditating—should be built into your daily schedule in order to help increase feelings of overall satisfaction and happiness.