Potential Benefits of a Remote Workforce
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by ian@ltdseo.com
1y ago
Benefits of a Remote Workforce The remote workforce has seen explosive growth since the pandemic, and many employees are excited about the opportunity to continue to work from home. While some companies support working from home enthusiastically, others are more hesitant to do so. Allowing your employees to work remotely as the world returns to normal may seem like too much of a massive, time-consuming undertaking to be worth it. Yet, recent studies have shown how companies who encourage telecommuting are actually saving money. Of course, managing a remote workforce is no small task, but with ..read more
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First The Great Resignation, Now Quiet Quitting?
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by ian@ltdseo.com
2y ago
Advantages of Increasing Productivity While National Productivity Stats are Falling INTRO – Quiet Quitting, What Is It? On the heels of the Great Resignation, the next big thing in the workforce has been what’s called “quiet quitting.” The term is a bit of a misnomer, as it doesn’t refer to quitting at all. Rather, employees are retaining their positions in a company, but not putting in the “extras” to push productivity. The reasons behind the movement are myriad, from burnt-out employees who feel they have nothing left to give, to those who are simply unwilling to participate in an “above and ..read more
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Lowering Employee Turnover During “The Great Resignation”
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by ian@ltdseo.com
2y ago
Strategies to Reduce Employee Turnover The last few years have seen a sea of change in the business world. Throughout the shift to remote work, soaring inflation, and what has been dubbed ‘The Great Resignation’, businesses and companies were forced to be nimble and creative to maintain growth, and attract and retain a talented workforce. The transition back to the office was an arduous one, and the U.S. saw a resignation rate of 2.4 percent in March of 2022 – the highest recorded during this period in the last 20 years. This rate has held steady throughout the summer, and companies are perfor ..read more
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Is the Rising Cost of Gas and Cars Making Remote Work More Beneficial?
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by ian@ltdseo.com
2y ago
Benefits of Remote Work The pandemic saw a surge in remote work and record-high gas prices continue to encourage this trend. With the current inflation in the US, we’re seeing gas prices going up and the price of cars rising, as well. Now, according to CBS, saving money on a commute is making hybrid work options all the more attractive. If your commute to work is draining your budget, you’re not alone. We’ve seen how the benefits of working from home are causing remote workers to refuse to return to the office, and limiting gas use is now near the top of the benefits list for many. In fact, th ..read more
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How to Avoid Burnout At Work: Signs and Symptoms of Burnout
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by ian@ltdseo.com
2y ago
By now, we’ve all become familiar with the Great Resignation. Employees are leaving their jobs and switching careers at an unprecedented rate. But did you know that 40% of these employees have reported burnout as their number one reason for quitting? Burnout is a very real condition affecting millions of people around the country and around the world. But what is it, exactly? Occupational burnout is defined as a response to prolonged exposure to emotional, physical, and interpersonal stressors. Burnout shows up as chronic exhaustion, cynicism, and inefficacy. It is more than just feeling “stre ..read more
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Prevent Burnout and E.M.P.O.W.E.R. Your Choices
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by ian@ltdseo.com
2y ago
The days blur together, your eye drops no longer help with Zoom fatigue, and the thought of opening the pigsty that is masquerading as your inbox makes you want to scream. Overwhelmed, overstretched, and just entirely over it, in the last year, seven in 10 workers have experienced burnout. The World Health Organization recognized burnout as an official occupational syndrome back in 2019. It’s defined as the result of chronic workplace stress characterized by three things: 1)     Feelings of energy depletion or exhaustion 2)    &n ..read more
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3 Unexpected Things You Can Do to Be Happier at Work
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by ian@ltdseo.com
2y ago
It’s probably not a surprise to you that happiness leads to success in nearly every domain of your life, including health, friendship, community involvement, creativity and, specifically, your job, career and business.[1]  Happy workers have higher levels of productivity, produce higher sales, perform better in leadership positions, and receive higher performance ratings and higher pay. However, happiness probably feels like an ephemeral fairy tale. There’s a global pandemic. Kitchen tables and sofas are the new work cubicle. Interactions with co-workers, vendors and clients are comp ..read more
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Prepare to Live Fully in 2020
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by ian@ltdseo.com
2y ago
A hangover.. We have all experienced it. After the flurry and fun of the holidays, a hangover tends to throb just a little bit harder. We are too full – of food, “stuff”, and our to do lists for the new year. We crave a fresh start, free of that hangover feeling, in the New Year, but where do we start?   Let’s focus on living simply this January as a means to prepare ourselves for an abundant, productive, joyful 2020.   Streamline  – Streamline your routine. Some important questions to think about; and they might (and should!) vary depending on you, your life, your workload, and ..read more
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4 Surprising Things That Will Make You Happier at Work
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by ian@ltdseo.com
2y ago
Do you suffer from the “Sunday night scaries” and dread Monday mornings? Or hit snooze on your alarm so many times you lose count because you don’t want to get out of bed and go to work? Or do you count down the days until the weekend or your next vacation? You are not alone. Sixty-six percent of the United States workforce is disengaged according to Gallup’s 2018 State of the American workplace report. In our executive coaching practice we routinely coach people who are part of the disengaged sixty-six percent. And, we show them the path to be happier, engaged and more fulfilled at work. So ..read more
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Reentry Strategy: Five Tips to Avoid Reentry Stress After a Vacation
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by ian@ltdseo.com
2y ago
Although we all love taking a break from work, vacation can often create a lot of stress. And reentering back into work and the routine of everyday life after being gone for an extended period of time can be brutal! After you return from your trip, a mountain of tasks awaits you at home, including: Laundry to wash A refrigerator to restock Emails to read Mail to sort To do list items And on and on. Sometimes the stress of just thinking these tasks before leaving for your trip is enough to make you want to cancel. I’ve been there. But don’t cancel your plans! Taking a break by going on that v ..read more
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