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How to Prevent Employee Burnout

Long hours, 24/7 contact between managers and team members, vacation days that accumulate but never get used: These are all signs of poor management practices that are likely to lead to employee burnout. Not so long ago many managers saw chronic overwork as a recipe for success. But today’s employers recognize that relentless workloads decrease […]

How to Manage a Hybrid Workforce

When you manage a hybrid workforce, you need to navigate the challenges and rewards of having employees who work both remotely and in the office. Depending on your policy, your employees may work from the office or telecommute every day, during a set number of days per week, or choose if and when they want […]

Workplace Automation vs. Hiring: Factors to Consider

When people think of workplace automation, they most likely picture robots serving burgers at a fast-food chain or completing tasks on an assembly line. However, automation also takes the form of many day-to-day tasks like withdrawing money from an ATM or yelling “speak to a representative!” when making a customer service call. Automation has been […]

How to Rehire Boomerang Employees

Boomerang employees are people who work for a company, quit, and then get rehired. There is less of a gamble when you rehire someone since you both know what to expect. The main benefits of rehiring a former employee are knowing the quality of their work and what it is like to work with them, […]

Why Job Ghosting Candidates is Bad for Business—and How to Avoid It

First applied to digital-era dating etiquette, “ghosting” occurs when one party in a two-way communication process fails to reply to the other without warning or explanation, leaving the rejected, or “ghosted”, party to wonder what happened. These days the job market is starting to sound like the plot to a horror movie, with applicants and […]

How to Make Mass Hiring More Efficient

Seasonal sales spikes, a significant new product order or services client, or perhaps expansion into a new market: These are all reasons why business owners may need to hire large numbers of employees at once, often referred to as “mass hiring.” While the increase in revenue bodes well for your company’s bottom line, it can […]

When Will The Labour Shortage End?

Bars and restaurants are unable to open to full capacity despite restrictions being lifted. Manufacturers are struggling to find specialized and entry-level workers to keep up with high production demand. Overwhelmed builders are turning away projects in a booming housing market. Trucking companies are unable to keep supply chains moving, while ride-hailing services are leaving […]

A Guide To Gender Pronouns In The Workplace

Many companies seek to emphasize diversity and inclusion in today’s workplace, and gender pronouns are an important part of the puzzle. In fact, recent Pew Research revealed that about one in five adults know someone who goes by a gender-neutral pronoun. According to the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion, gender pronouns are “words that […]

Will The Hybrid Workplace Last?

Vaccine distribution is widespread and restrictions are easing across the country, which can only mean that the “great return” to the office is upon us-sort of. While some workplaces are staying remote and others are already back in the office full-time, there’s another approach that employers and employees alike seem to prefer: the hybrid workplace. […]

Corner Office Q&A: Monster's Bob Melk

Bob Melk has been Monster’s chief commercial officer for four years, joining the executive leadership team after serving as president at tech jobs site Dice, and a long career in media, sales and business leadership. Here, he talks about his path to Monster, bringing diversity and inclusivity to the workplace and why it’s important to […]