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Be Fully Remote

Employees Wanting Work to Be Fully Remote Will Win This Fall (Video & Podcast)

Despite traditionalist executives pushing for a return to the office, fully remote work will win this fall as the threat of new contagious COVID variants looms large. That's the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes why employees who want work to be fully remote will win this fall. 
Remote Work

Will a Recession Increase Remote Work?

If there is a recession, having most employees working remotely will benefit the bottom line at many companies. Leaders who don't grasp this reality will fade into irrelevance as economic conditions worsen
Mentoring for Effective

Mentoring for Effective Integration of Junior Employees (Video & Podcast)

Remote mentoring is a best practice that offers a solution to one of the biggest challenges for hybrid and remote work: on-the-job training and integration of recently-hired staff. That's the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes mentoring for effective integration of junior employees in hybrid and remote teams.
the CHO

Say Hello to the CHO (Video & Podcast)

The pandemic has taken a toll on employees’ mental and physical health, so many organizations have started hiring a Chief Health Officer to oversee the prioritization of health in all policies. That's the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes the new role of a CHO.
Burnout Recovery

Burnout Recovery in the Hybrid and Remote Future of Work (Video & Podcast)

The abrupt transition to remote work in the pandemic has caused employee burnout. Leaders must set clear work boundaries and expectations, and adopt best practices for hybrid and remote work, to facilitate burnout recovery and protection. That's the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes burnout recovery in the hybrid and remote future of work.
Upskilling Remote

Upskilling Remote and Hybrid Employees (Video & Podcast)

The future of work is now hybrid or even fully remote. Leaders who want to gain a competitive advantage in the future of work need to upskill employees in best practices for hybrid and remote collaboration and communication. That's the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which discusses upskilling remote and hybrid employees.
Performance Evaluations

Revising Performance Evaluations for Hybrid and Remote Teams (Video & Podcast)

The pandemic has forced leaders to recognize that they need to make changes to manage hybrid and remote teams effectively. One of these changes is moving away from using quarterly or annual performance reviews that relied to a great extent on presence in the office and following best practices to revise the performance valuation process. That's the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes how to revise the performance evaluations to manage hybrid and remote teams.
Burnout Recovery

Burnout Recovery in the Hybrid and Remote Future of Work

The abrupt transition to remote work in the pandemic has caused employee burnout. Leaders must set clear work boundaries and expectations, and adopt best practices for hybrid and remote work, to facilitate burnout recovery and protection. 
Remote Work Culture

Effective Strategies for a Hybrid and Remote Work Culture (Video & Podcast)

A common challenge for building a strong hybrid and remote work culture are tensions around differences in time spent in the office. To address this, leaders must create a work culture of “Excellence From Anywhere” that focuses on deliverables rather than where you work. That's the key take-away message of this episode of the Wise Decision Maker Show, which describes the most effective strategies for a hybrid and remote work culture.
What Do Employees Want

What Do Employees Want When They Return to the Office?

Our assumptions about what others want are often incorrect due to the cognitive bias called the false consensus effect. Extensive research shows that most employees place a premium on telework and work-life quality after the pandemic.