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Natalie Runnerstrom

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Dialing in: How to create a productive, happy remote workforce

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 4/2/19 9:07 AM

The option to work remotely has long been out of reach for many, despite its benefits. It's often seen as a luxury, when in fact it can lead to increased productivity and happiness for all parties involved. There are preexisting beliefs from both sides: managers don't fully trusting their direct reports, and employees fear they'll be seen as unproductive. A well-executed remote working policy can be a smashing success, and  we're here to show you that you can pull it off.

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Topics: Corporate Workplace

Leadership 101: Don't be limited by your job title

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 3/28/19 9:33 AM

Leaders come in all forms and from all professional levels. Leadership may not be a technical requirement in your current role, but don't let that limit how you present yourself in the office. Moving forward in any position will call for you to take on more responsibilities, accountability, and often management. How can you work on being a good leader before it's part of your job description?

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Topics: Corporate Workplace

Getting serious about diversity and inclusion in the office

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 3/26/19 9:53 AM

Modern workplaces are changing, and not just in terms of what the physical space looks like. In a previous post, we touched on how Generation Z will be the most diverse generation in history. How is this shaping the way corporations are evolving and what can you do to make sure your office is an inclusive space for your employees?

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Topics: Corporate Workplace

Go, team!: How to get your employees excited to come to work

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 3/21/19 10:56 AM

Whether your company is big or small, having employees excited to show up to work is your key to success. When your employees actually enjoy being in the office, your teams become more productive overall and are more likely to stay at your company longer. But how do you create a work atmosphere with happy employees?

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Topics: Corporate Workplace

What do you want to discuss in your next one-on-one meeting?

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 3/19/19 10:29 AM

Ah meetings, the lifeblood of any company. In particular, one-on-ones can be a great way to get the creative juices flowing, inspire collaboration, and bring coworkers closer together. On the other hand, having them just for the sake of having one-on-ones is a great way to be less productive with everyone's time at work. Let's talk about how to get the most out of your one-on-ones, both for you and for your employees.

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Move over millennials! Generation Z is hitting the job market

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 3/14/19 11:07 AM

We've all been hearing about millennials for what may feel like our entire lives — for some, that's actually the case. But students who graduate from college this May will mark the first from Generation Z to hit the job market. What can you expect to change or stay the same, and what do you need to keep in mind for your office?

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Topics: Corporate Workplace

Making the right moves for your employees in New York

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 3/7/19 9:02 AM

The cost of replacing an employee is higher than ever — up to 33% of a person's salary! At the same time, 1 in 4 people have left a job because of the terrible commute. Because of these trends, companies are trying to make the commute more flexible to attract higher talent. College graduates and young professionals are taking advantage of this when it comes to where they live, with the ability to find a place farther from the office and seek out alternatives to a traditional commute.

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Topics: Real Estate, Corporate Workplace, Mobility