#Work Environment

Secretary files federal lawsuit against Trumbull commissioners, claiming abusive work environment

The continuing tensions inside the Trumbull county commissioners' office are now the subject of a federal lawsuit. Christine Glenn, administrative secretary to the commissioners, has filed a lawsuit calling the office a "hostile and abusive work environment." The suit names the commissioners as a whole and commissioner Niki Frenchko specifically...
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Study finds daytime meals may reduce health risks linked to night shift work

A small clinical trial supported by the National Institutes of Health has found that eating during the nighttime—like many shift workers do—can increase glucose levels, while eating only during the daytime might prevent the higher glucose levels now linked with a nocturnal work life. The findings, the study authors said, could lead to novel behavioral interventions aimed at improving the health of shift workers—grocery stockers, hotel workers, truck drivers, first responders, and others—who past studies show may be at an increased risk for diabetes, heart disease, and obesity.
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Work Has Changed. Has Your Culture?

The shift to hybrid work requires new skills and fresh ways of thinking. In the last 18 months, we’ve seen a seismic shift in the way we work. Videoconferences and digital collaboration became the norm as we cocooned at home to stay safe and protect our colleagues. And that change happened in the blink of an eye, with every one of us doing our best to adapt to the new reality.
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Half of Unemployed Poll Respondents Not Actively Looking for Work - Report

The mildly disappointing December jobs numbers released Friday could be just the tip of the employment iceberg if a poll from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is indicative of the climate. The Chamber of Commerce polled 529 Americans between November 2 and November 9 who became unemployed during the pandemic,...

4 Ways to Introduce New Technology to Work

Every day, there are new tools that come into the market to make us more productive. More so since the global pandemic took hold. It’s become essential for businesses to adapt to the new normal by using these new tools to keep their businesses running. However, it doesn’t mean that...

Americans say life's too short to waste on work

New surveys published this week show that American workers who lost or quit jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic may not rejoin the workforce anytime soon, if at all. The US Chamber of Commerce recently polled 529 Americans who became unemployed during the pandemic and have yet to return to work.

10 Ways You Can Maintain Your Company’s Culture in a Virtual Work Environment

We’ve seen dramatic change to how businesses operate over the past two years. Businesses that were adamantly opposed to remote or even hybrid work arrangements were thrust into virtual work models. Contrary to what many business leaders and managers thought would happen, workers did not shirk their responsibilities and their productivity actually improved.

Tips For Traveling While Working Remotely

Working remotely and traveling is the dream of many. Now more and more people choose flexible hours, leave their usual way of life and go to explore countries around the world. Remote work really gives you freedom of movement. Of course, you can sit within the four walls of an...

Business News: Community National Bank & Trust of Texas named one of ICBA’s 2021 Best Community Banks to Work For

Community National Bank & Trust of Texas was named one of five Best Community Banks to Work For in the nation by Independent Banker magazine, the award-winning monthly publication of the Independent Community Bankers of America. The bank received this honor for cultivating a collaborative environment where all members, from tellers to executives, are invested in the organization’s success.

Workiva Named a 2021 Best Workplace for Parents by Great Place to Work

Workiva Inc. announced its placement on the annual Best Workplaces for ParentsTM list issued by research firm Great Place to Work® for the second consecutive year. Workiva ranked 48th on the 2021 list and was recognized for cultivating a positive and supportive culture for working parents across the organization. Marketing...

 Elevate your hybrid work experience with these handy essentials

Prepare for your commute and new work environment with fun, unique finds (Getty Images/Westend61) As more CPAs head back to the office and embrace a hybrid work model, there are commutes to be reacquainted with, the adjustment to a new morning routine and workplace protocols to adapt to. Whether working on-site or in your cozy home office, these essentials will help smooth the transition to the new hybrid routine.

Putting people first in the future of work

The past 20 months have redefined what many people are looking for at work; how they feel about their physical work environment; and what it means to feel healthy and safe. We’ve encouraged and seen the benefits of flexible working and putting people first at Virgin for many years now. The pandemic has forced many, many more organisations all over the world to do things differently too and revisit previously held assumptions about fully flexible and remote working.
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Does a four-day work week make more sense post-pandemic?

According to a new survey, 83 percent of Americans would prefer a four-day workweek. The survey of 4,000 full-time workers taken in mid-October from GoodHire found the appeal of four-day weeks fairly equal across generations. The findings, similar to the results of other recent surveys, follows a study of Iceland’s...

Creating Healthy Work Environments for NPs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the ongoing stressors of the COVID-19 pandemic adding to the physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion among nurse practitioners (NPs) nationwide, Clinical Advisor is examining the standards of what constitutes a healthy work environment and what our readers can do to create healthy boundaries. “Many institutions are stepping up and...

NeighborImpact Named a 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For Eighth Year Running

(Graphic | Courtesy of NeighborImpact) For the eighth year in a row, Oregon Business has awarded NeighborImpact with a 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For title. The title of 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For is awarded annually to qualifying nonprofit organizations that are ranked based on employee satisfaction and importance of 31 workplace qualities in six categories including work environment; management and communications; mission and goals; career development and learning; benefits and compensation; and sustainable practices. This year, NeighborImpact ranked 25th overall in the Large Nonprofit category.

Creating a Gen Z Friendly Workplace Environment

With Gen Z making a forceful entrance into the workforce, the workplace is about to undergo a radical change. This set of individuals born between 1996 and 2010 are coming into the workforce with their own unique set of values, priorities, and needs. They are the first generation of digital natives which means their perception of life is different from previous generations. And guess what! They are about to surpass the millennials as the earth’s most populous generation.