A Note From Rene’
As a result of post pandemic impacts, it seems like every industry is struggling with staffing issues of some sort. When many schools return to in person teaching this fall, there will be plenty of Moms ready to return to the workforce. Are you doing all you can to attract them to your company? Please read the below article to gain some insight as to what these 800,000 workers may be looking for.
I also anticipate challenges to efficiency as more companies embrace some form of returning to the office, whether it is 100% or some hybrid model. Be prepared to have processes in place to be available to your team without constant interruptions throughout the day.
Stay safe, stay healthy, be grateful!
To Retain Women, U.S. Companies Need Better Childcare Policies
Buckling under the burden of childcare during the pandemic, more than 800,000 women left the work force between August and September 2020, according to The New York Times. According to McKinsey, the pandemic has set women back half a decade. At its peak, women’s unemployment had risen by 2.9 percentage points more than men’s unemployment. Read More…
How to Get Your Team to Stop Asking You Every Little Question
You’re finally in the flow, typing away and making progress on that strategy document. And then a team member IMs you a question. And then another one pops up. Before you know it, your afternoon is gone and you’ve made no progress. Sound familiar?
In order to make time for reflective thinking, managers need to facilitate their team members’ independence. Read More…