Building a healthy happy inclusive workplace for all is no longer a perk, it’s a requirement. In truth, it’s always been but if you aren’t sure how to build that workplace for your people, it’s not too late.
According to a recent Microsoft study, the work trend index, a record 4 million people left their jobs during the first and second quarters of this year. Amid the Great Waves of Resignation, some find themselves applying, interviewing, and finally accepting offers from new companies.
We’re finally starting to get ready to return to “normal”—whatever that means—after more than a year of working remotely while sheltering at home to reduce the spread of COVID-19. As the prospect of hybrid work becomes a reality for many, we decided to share some tips on ways we can build camaraderie, collaboration, and community while working remotely or in hybrid settings.
Welcome to the “IB Backstage” series! In celebration of InnovatorsBox’s 6th year anniversary that’s coming up in November 2021, we are highlighting the stories of our incredible team members.
From August to December 2021, we’re opening the curtains for you to see the “IB Backstage” and meet us behind the scenes.
Thank you for being part of this journey with us and we look forward to sharing many more years of learning and growing as innovators together!
I got used to being the youngest in the room until Gen Z members made their presence known with their unique style of engagement — one that is drastically different from my other colleagues. I got curious. How is this noticeable difference impacting each of the five generations who use technology differently and rely on different communication styles? Here are three key questions to help shape the office experience for all generations:
Technology has radically changed the way we live. I had my first cellphone when I was in college. My nephew in elementary school just got his second tablet. The way we work is changing too. As innovators, you may have a knack for embracing change, but how are you preparing your whole team? The World Economic Forum predicts that in two years 1.3 billion jobs will change and over 42% of what we do will become obsolete. If you are not radically and intentionally changing the way you work and train people, your team will not be ready.
//Originally published in Forbes.// Getting comfortable with uncertainty during “normal” times has always been hard. But the COVID-19 pandemic has really put us all on edge and challenged us to evaluate how flexible and comfortable we really are with uncertainty.