Resilient Company

3 Key Characteristics of a Resilient Company

December 15, 2020
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Since COVID hit the U.S. in March, Dolly Parton’s “9-to-5” has dominated my playlist. It’s the perfect soundtrack as I constantly evaluate the massive disruption we’re experiencing to workday norms that have been in place for decades.  Widespread quarantines and stay-at-home orders swung the traditional 9-to-5 pendulum to the opposite extreme for many workers this […]

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Mental Health At Work

Mental Health at Work: Addressing Diverse Challenges in the Workplace

November 30, 2020
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Every HR and business leader has been faced with growing mental health concerns among their employees. The number of adults reporting symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder during the pandemic has jumped to one in three, from an average of one in ten before February. In this session of Redesigning the Future of Work, we […]

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Mental Health At Work

Mental Health at Work: Support, Inclusion + Realistic Expectations

October 30, 2020
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Part of our ongoing series, “Redesigning the Future of Work.” HR and business leaders cannot afford to ignore the mental health challenges facing their employees. Between the coronavirus pandemic creating additional burdens at home and stressing household incomes, and the emotional burden of incessant reminders of racial injustice in our society leaders and employees alike […]

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Employee election politics at work

How Employers Can Navigate Election Politics at Work

October 26, 2020
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How Employers Can Navigate Election Politics at Work If your workplace is feeling like a tense zone of passionately contested election politics these days, you’re not alone. As we’re seeing, Election Day did not mean the end of polarizing politics seeping into just about every facet of our lives—including the workplace.  This year’s election may […]

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Setting Realistic Expectations: Stability for the Employee + the Company

September 16, 2020
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Setting Realistic Expectations: Stability for the Employee + the Company As fall sets in and schools incrementally re-open, we are hearing a common challenge among HR and business leaders: how to set realistic employee expectations while offering the flexibility that team members need. Companies are wondering how to balance organizational needs with their commitment to […]

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Advancing Diversity, Equity + Inclusion Throughout the Employee Experience – Part 2

September 10, 2020
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Advancing Diversity, Equity + Inclusion Throughout the Employee Experience – Part 2 Part of our ongoing series, “Redesigning the Future of Work.” Inspire DEI experts Dave Ciliberto, Sandra Garcia, and Rickey Jasper came together again with CEO Jaime Klein to continue the insightful conversation on advancing diversity, equity + inclusion throughout the employee experience that […]

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Advancing Diversity, Equity + Inclusion Throughout the Employee Experience

August 31, 2020
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Advancing Diversity, Equity + Inclusion Throughout the Employee Experience – Part 1 Part of our ongoing series, “Redesigning the Future of Work.” CEO Jaime Klein is joined by three of Inspire’s experts in Diversity, Equity + Inclusion: Dave Ciliberto, Sandra Garcia and Rickey Jasper, to share how business leaders can promote DEI throughout the employee […]

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Employee Mental Health

How Business Leaders Can Promote Positive Employee Mental Health During The Coronavirus Pandemic

August 10, 2020
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How Business Leaders Can Promote Positive Employee Mental Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic Employee mental health is an issue business leaders and HR cannot afford to ignore. Teams today are struggling with a growing list of concerns, including: schools reopening (or not), racial inequality disproportionately impacting Black employees, and widespread economic uncertainty.    Four times more […]

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An Intersectional Look at Gender Equality

August 3, 2020
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This August marks the 100-year anniversary of the passage of the 19th amendment to the U.S. constitution—a hard-fought win which states one’s right to vote cannot be “denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.”  Yes, August 18, 1919 is a monumental date in the historical movement toward […]

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DEI for a Modern Workplace

June 29, 2020
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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for a Modern Workplace Part of our ongoing series, “Redesigning the Future of Work.” Jaime Klein welcomes three of Inspire’s DEI Experts, Diane T. Ashley, Brian McComak, and Yon Na, to discuss Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within the context of a global pandemic, surging momentum for racial equality, and Pride Month. […]

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