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Reimagining the Office

8 Tips for Re-Imagining Your Office Post-Pandemic

May 27th, 2021 by

As the world slowly emerges from a pandemic-induced work-from-home era and businesses move to adopt hybrid work plans, employees and employers alike have the opportunity to reconsider the role of their physical office spaces.

8 Tips for Re-Imagining Your Office Post-Pandemic

May 27th, 2021 by

As the world slowly emerges from a pandemic-induced work-from-home era and businesses move to adopt hybrid work plans, employees and employers alike have the opportunity to reconsider the role of their physical office spaces.

Employee Mental Health – Helping Teams Navigate Adversity

October 16th, 2020 by

While discussions about mental health in the workplace have always been critical, the unending parade of uncertainties and challenges in 2020 has heightened the issue’s size, scale, and intensity. Our friends from Lyra Health and Culture Amp lead The|Circle group to dig deeper into the frameworks and statistics around mental health, map that data to the tech workforce, and explore different benefits and resources for employee support.

Making Work Work for Parents in 2020 – Part Two

August 14th, 2020 by

A sharing of ideas and experimentation’s on this rapidly evolving area to support working parents during distance learning and shelter in place. By all accounts, everyone’s kids will continue to be at home for distance learning with their schools. Under all circumstances, it can eat into their productivity and cause friction in their work satisfaction. What do we (companies) do?

Making Work Work for Parents in 2020

August 7th, 2020 by

A broader group discussion focused on “how to” approach an entirely unprecedented but not unexpected issue that companies are contending with for their working parents. A big population to solve for (64% of households 2+ working parents). And one to pay attention to as attrition seems to be a high possibility. How will your company try to help make this new reality more sustainable?

Return to (On-Site) Work Series

June 26th, 2020 by

This Circle|Call series was focused on figuring out how to invite employees back to the office (or continue supporting them remotely) with peer-to-peer first-hand accounts and benchmarking data on what is and isn’t working in this herculean endeavor.

Supporting Employees in a New Reality (a Pandemic)

June 18th, 2020 by

Companies are looking to finding ways to drive culture and KPI’s during this current environment. Together with folks at Tala, Scoop, and Brunswick, The|Circle discussed people-based policies, services, and communications to help employees feel both supported and inspired to do their best work.

Designing the New (On-Site) Employee Experience

June 11th, 2020 by

The Circle community came together with a stellar cast of subject matter experts (Damla Gerhart from CBRE, Melissa Hanley from Blitz, Eric Pfeiffer from Corral and Shannon Magari from Colden) in the areas of space planning, architectural/interior design, and workspace ergonomics to discuss how once employees are on-site, how to drive desired perceptions, attitudes, and behaviors through human-factors and ergonomics design.

Stay Remote, Return On-Site or Run a Hybrid?

June 7th, 2020 by

As most companies are grappling with whether or not they will stay remote past the lift of sheltering in place restrictions The Circle community came together with veterans Lori McLeese of Automattic, Paul Machle of GitLab, and Jeff Harper of HashiCorp. To learn from their firsthand experiences as to why it can work, which myths to bust, and the nuances on being all remote.

Health & Safety Protocols for Returning to On-Site Work

May 29th, 2020 by

The Circle gathered this week with a broad group to discuss the top of mind topic of health and safety of their employees back at the office, all of whom have been directly dealing with this subject matter every day since the onset of shelter in place.