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Organisations are finally bouncing back from the pandemic, with some experiencing more growth than ever before! However, this raises the question – how do we navigate a high growth environment in the new hybrid workplace?
When looking for a job, our first instinct is to focus on finding a job that pays the most. However, unless the pay is significantly larger, more pay doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s the best job offer. It’s important to consider the entire “package,” as we often overlook benefits that may be difficult to put an exact dollar amount on such as-a great workplace culture and flexible working arrangements.
Working remotely and having an officeless company is now easier than ever, and more and more people are sick of 9 to 5 workdays and seeking flexible options. Working from home is not for everyone, though, and whether you chose that to spend more time with family, skip a lengthy commute or find more autonomy, sometimes you might feel isolated, left out and disconnected from the rest of your team. Here are some tips for helping you feel in touch.
We see and hear about workplace toxicity everywhere: people are getting more aware of what it means, learning to stand up for themselves and expect better treatment. and rightly so, we may add! Everyone wants to feel respected, valued and treated as a decent human being even when it is busy and stressful and there are so many pressures.
Even when you only have a couple of employees working for you, you will at some point start wondering whether you need to manage their interaction, and the larger the crew the more important it is. And even when it’s small: people can be very different and have a variety of work styles and some habits from previous workplaces – not all of which might prove useful or suitable for your company.