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Natalie Runnerstrom

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Entice the talent you want by offering flexible work hours

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 5/16/19 9:57 AM

Your entire staff doesn't live in the same building, have the same commute, or the same personal life. Offering flexible work hours lets your employees know that you care about their time in and out office. Why does this matter so much? Well, employees are starting to speak out and stand up for the type of companies they want to work for. 

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Employee Experience

An office for the people: Designing a workspace that works for your employees

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 5/14/19 10:08 AM

Just like no one person is alike, no one company is either, so why have an office that's just like hundred other offices? You don't have to pour millions into your design in order to have a space you and your employees will be comfortable in 40 hours out of the week. 

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Workspace Design, Employee Experience

Lending a helping hand: Getting your workforce to volunteer

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 5/9/19 10:15 AM

Between work, personal life, and your sanity it can be difficult to find time to give back, which is why volunteering programs at work can be so helpful. Corporations are the biggest sources of carbon emissions across the globe, and that's not a secret anymore.

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Employee Experience

How to talk about mental health in the office

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 5/7/19 9:49 AM

Serious conversations can be pretty uncomfortable to have in the office — this goes for both the employee and manager. However, it's never good to put these discussions off because it can further any problems someone may be experiencing. Let's dive into some best practices so you and your team can be fully equipped to approach these conversations with confidence.

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Topics: Corporate Workplace

Why unlimited PTO is becoming an industry standard

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 5/6/19 11:28 AM

Building trust with your employees means that you're building morale amongst your team. Getting your workforce excited to come to work is one part of the battle, but how do you keep them there? With the job market growing all the more competitive you have to make sure you're offering modern benefits to your employees, or they'll start looking at your competitors. 

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Topics: Corporate Workplace

Is your company doing enough for expecting mothers?

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 5/1/19 11:09 AM

Mother's Day is right around the corner, but as all good children know, Mother's Day isn't celebrated just one day a year. Our moms do a lot for us, which is why it's important to check in on your company's parental policies and see if they're up to snuff. 

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Topics: Corporate Workplace

Let's go to the beach, beach: Why you should encourage your employees to travel

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 4/25/19 9:33 AM

With summer right around the corner, you can bet that your employees are already dreaming up where they're escaping to with friends or family. Getting out of town gives your workforce a chance to recharge, feel relaxed, and respected by your company. The stereotypical office in TV and movies may depict a staff that's always on the clock, but that isn't how your employees should feel or be treated.

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Topics: Corporate Workplace