“We had a situation blow up this morning,” the CEO said when he called. “It came out of nowhere. One … Continue reading Trouble Unleashed: How to Resolve Conflicts in a Virtual, Remote Work Environment
When employees or coworkers no longer trust you, they don’t tell you. Why would they? They don’t trust how you … Continue reading 5 Action Steps for Regaining Trust
Worn out. Skeptical. Disengaged. If those words fit you, your co-workers, or employees, you’re not alone. As fully outlined in … Continue reading Worn out. Skeptical. Disengaged.
Combatting Isolation with Remote Teambuilding With multiple studies, including recent research conducted by IBM, revealing that one out of every … Continue reading Combatting Employee Isolation with Virtual Team-building
Mental health statistics According to surveys, the pandemic’s impact on U.S. employees’ mental health has been profound, with anxiety and … Continue reading Top Producer “Cracked Up”: What To Do Now: An Employer’s Ability to Address Employee Stress Is Key to Success in 2021
Drinking Shut Down Our Zoom Call Question: We had to shut down our all-hands Zoom meeting three weeks ago when … Continue reading Drunken Manager Shut Down Our Zoom Call
Question: Our department’s weekly Zoom meetings are a train wreck. One coworker’s kids pop their heads in front of the … Continue reading Zoom Meetings a Train Wreck & Yikes, Breastfeeding?
A month ago, I interviewed an applicant—virtually.He wasn’t qualified. I didn’t follow-up with him after the interview because there wasn’t … Continue reading Virtual Job Interviews: Employer Cautions
Question: We have a very messy situation we need to investigate involving twelve and possibly more employees at two remote … Continue reading Conducting a Virtual Investigation: the landmines to avoid
Question: COVID-19 hit our northern U.S. company hard. We cut employees, then salaries, and then we cut again. We lost … Continue reading Managing Post-pandemic