Staying in contact to maintain company culture
Organisations have to work harder to foster a sense of belonging when staff no longer gather daily under one roof
A friend of mine who worked at one of the world’s largest tech companies used to text me regularly telling me she was “WFH”. This was six years ago and I had not heard this acronym for “working from home”, such was the scarcity of employers who actually offered this option to their employees.
I was slightly envious of her WFH days, which she inevitably filled with personal appointments....
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Deirdre Mortell: We need to talk about gender equality every day, not just today
Women are not represented at many of the top tables of Irish business — so we need to act and we need to do so now
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With typical perks such as staff social events, travel and free meals off the cards for now, employers must find new ways to make their people feel valued
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