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People managers are hired-promoted to manage talent and strategic work.
Yet, they get to spend very little time coaching, guiding and engaging their team.
In fact, only 20% of surveyed middle managers agree that their organizations help them become better people managers.
Bridging this glaring gap and empowering your middle managers could be one of the best fixes to employee attrition and low productivity. And this article from McKinsey tells you how you can do it.
LEGO's campus is inspiring people to come back to office.
The takeaway here is not to create a sprawling 600,000 square-foot campus like they did. That's asking too much, for sure. But to take inspiration from the "why" and "how" they did it.Photo credit: lego.com
At the heart of LEGO's campus are three objectives: collaboration, learning and play.
👫👬👭 How do you encourage employee collaboration in a casual and fun set up?
🎓📖🖋️ How do you infuse learning into day-to-day work life?
🎲🎳🎯 How do you build a nurturing environment around play?
Hear it all from Tim Ahrensbach, Head of Workplace Experience at LEGO.
HR can use ChatGPT too, to save precious time lost in writing emails, surveys, and company announcements. To compare HR products and services. And to role play and prep for difficult conversations.
This blog lists out prompts you can copy-paste or fine tune to your requirements.
Life did get just a little easier with ChatGPT.
Do you know what's at the heart of driving great experiences for customers or employees?
Not just lots of it. But data in systems that talk to each other. In formats that make them readily accessible. And in ways that the data can be accessed by the right team at the right time.
That's how Netflix personalizes its platform for more than 232 million users!
A big win!
It has been a year since Airbnb launched it Live and Work Anywhere policy, and the Airbnb Chief Financial Officer, Dave Stephenson, says their business has never performed better.
What’s important to note is also that the employees got to keep their salary no matter where they chose to move or work from.
And here’s where it gets better: Airbnb is talking to governments abroad about making it easier for all people to work around the world.
The future of work is nothing close to being familiar!
And that means HR has a lot of work to do. Workplace policies need to transform. Traditional HR bundles need to be let go of. And newer solutions for newer challenges need to discovered.
This World Economic Forum article is a heads up to the HR community in terms of what they can expect from the future of work.
Flexibility is, of course, one thing. But that is only the tip of the iceberg.
Apparently, this 👇 is the most effective and only way to ensure meetings are relevant, to-the-point and only as long as they should be. 😅
Nope, just kidding!
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Have the most wonderful May. See you in June!
Soumya and the Tydy Team