Tag: control

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

6 Steps to Being Productive in a Hybrid Work Environment

September 10, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Many workers are returning to a hybrid environment in the post-pandemic world. That means they are working from their home office part of the week and in the office for the other part of the week. Without the right approach, […]

Workplace wellness

Imbuing a Sense of Control to Combat Stress

February 25, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Everyone experiences stress from time to time, both in their everyday life and at work. It can be an unpleasant but necessary part of the job. In fact, many managers engage in behavior that increases stress in their workforce in […]

Research, Software

Internal vs. External ‘Locus of Control’

December 8, 2020

Via: HR Hero

One of the few guarantees in business, as with life, is that there will always be roadblocks, obstacles, stumbles, and setbacks. Plans don’t always work out as expected, goals aren’t always reached, and the competition sometimes prevails. How individuals, teams, […]

Communication, Software, Workplace wellness

Why Employee Care Is the Key to Post-COVID HR Success

June 8, 2020

Via: HR Hero

At the risk of stating the obvious, COVID-19 is changing everything. It is the black swan event, exposing the inherent flaws in our system and forcing leaders everywhere to reevaluate whether the way we manage our teams is the best […]

Research, Software

Economic Reality Check: Is Your Independent Contractor an Employee in Disguise?

February 21, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The traditional lines between contractors and employees are fading fast as outsourcing continues to gain popularity. The “gig” economy leads people to pursue freelance careers, working several jobs or maintaining a “side hustle.” Technological advancements allow more flexibility in where, […]

Research, Software

Is Your Boss Controlling You Subtly Without Your Realizing It?

October 9, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Do you have a caring boss, someone who appears to take an interest in you and watches over you? Look out! There is a fine line between care and control in the workplace, as there is in most human systems […]

Workplace wellness

More Tips on Promoting Mental Health Awareness at Your Organization

June 25, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Last week we began to explore how mental health awareness can be of great value to your organization. Today we’ll cover more ways you can promote mental health awareness at your organization. Provide Comprehensive Benefits Packages and Relevant Assistance While […]


California Supreme Court Deals Blow to Gig Economy

May 29, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Over the last 10 years, analysts have told of the decline of traditional employment in favor of independent contractors and the so-called gig economy. Instead, a casual workforce would arise, working when they want and trading security for flexibility. Workers […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention, Workplace wellness

Got Burnt-Out Employees? Here Are 5 Ways to Win Back the Overworked Workforce

February 21, 2018

Via: HR Hero

According to a survey administered by Kronos and Future Workplace, 46% of Human Resource (HR) professional respondents (at organizations with 100 to over 2,500 employees) blame burnout for up to half of their staff quitting each year. The top three […]