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With the sudden popularity of remote work (significantly boosted by the COVID-19 pandemic) companies faced a new challenge – building and retaining the team spirit among people working in their pajamas. With these 19 team building games for remote teams, the challenge can be tackled easily.
The pandemic of COVID-19 triggered a fundamental shift in the approach toward teleworking or remote work. During the lockdown four of ten employees in the EU were working from home - a thing unimaginable a quarter before.
In the classic industrial paradigm, taking a break from work was a necessary evil rather than a key component of keeping the employee productive. With the modern approach and a slide toward creative and analytical work instead of repetitive manual labor, taking breaks can be a life-saver, or at least, a productivity booster.
Efficient work time management is a very desirable skill in the job market, especially in the case of remote employees, which number – due to the coronavirus pandemic – increased much in the last few months. Knowing how to plan a work schedule and managing it in the way to achieve the best results are qualities that every valuable employee should possess. Check how the Pomodoro technique can help your employees in effective work time management.
Safe return to the office during the COVID-19 pandemic – how to use Calamari to help in work organization
In times when the coronavirus pandemic is still going on many companies and startups decide to go back to the offices. It is the result of the nature of the organization and to the psychological comfort of employees.
After a few months of remote working due to a coronavirus pandemic, it is time to return to the offices. Companies need to adapt workspaces to safety requirements. How to prepare employees for returning to the offices and ensure their safety?
Arriving a few minutes late appears to be harmless, especially if the reason justifies it. Yet a regular skipping a first quarter of morning work can bring harsh consequences for business, that reach beyond hours of particular employee’s productivity.
There are few activities a company can engage in that are more important than team building. While each individual in a company is responsible for his or her own work and productivity at the end of the day, fostering a team-like atmosphere can make the working environment more pleasant and more engaging, and thereby more productive.
Public holidays are usually to honor important historical dates or the religious traditions of specific countries. But sometimes the reasons behind them can be quite surprising for non-citizens! Which countries celebrate a coming of age day? Is January 1st a day off throughout the entire globe? Which nationality is lucky enough to have the greatest number of days off annually? Let’s look at 5 interesting things about public holidays worldwide!
We all do receive a lot of emails. Too many emails. If you are a type of HR manager who likes to keep the inbox out of any unnecessary messages, you should give a try to Calamari Slack module. It lets you manage time-off requests, breaks, absences, and presence by not leaving the Slack channel. How is it possible and how does it work? And why is it even worth your attention? Read below!
In an ideal world, you’d get the best out of every employee on a daily basis. Fortunately, you can! Well, just about, anyway. The secret lies in your ability to keep employees engaged. While it’s normal for workers to have an “off-day” every now and then, Gallup research finds that engaged employees are 21 percent more productive than disengaged employees.
We published a post about the pros and cons of unlimited Time Off based on our customers' experience. In this article, we would like to present 5 tips for the successful implementation of unlimited PTO in your company.
Nowadays, companies no longer have as much time to deal with the operation of the paper system. Managers need immediate access to reports, preferably in real-time. They also want to have access to information from anywhere – on laptops, smartphones, and other mobile devices. So how do you meet their needs?
Unlimited vacation policy is becoming more and more popular in the USA. World-famous companies such as Netflix and Kickstarter have introduced this policy in their branches some time ago. Is this solution effective? We asked Calamari customers about their experience with an unlimited PTO policy to find out the details. Here is what we have learned!
Accurate tracking of the time and attendance of employees is a very essential part of any small and large business — but is more especially important for starting businesses. Unfortunately, though, not all business owners have realized this.
The popularity of remote work and digital nomads phenomenon is rising. At the same time, digital nomadism id getting more and more heard of around the world. In our previous article on the digital revolution in job models, we talked about this trend and we showed its advantages. However, if you are thinking about introducing such a work model and employing remote employees, you must prepare yourself.
Beacons – a term that has entered the world of innovative companies with a big BANG! The ability to track people's behavior in a confined space has excited global marketers to the limit. However, so far the potential of beacons is mainly associated with retail. But are you sure?
In every company and every office, there will be employees who have a bad habit of being late for work. This behavior does not necessarily mean a decrease in employee performance, but it can show his attitude towards their job. How to prevent employees from being late?
If you want to build a successful company in 2019, you have to come up with more agile, automated and value-based HR strategies - according to the trends discovered by HR researchers. Let’s go through the 3 main trends that will shape your work as an HR Manager in 2019!
What do you do when many of your employees apply for vacation at the same time? How early should your team members request time off? Who has the priority to choose the date of their leave first, and on what basis? We asked HR Managers and business owners about it. Here’s what we found out!
Generation Y, more commonly referred to as Millennials, refers to people born in 1981-2000. Unlike previous generations, it grew up in the world of digital and social media. How did this affect generation Y's approach to work?
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most popular topics that has appeared recently in discussions related to the field of HR. Some companies and organizations are still facing the decision to introduce this technology to their activities. There are also companies that have implemented such a solution and began to benefit from it.
Recently, our human resource management software has undergone many wonderful changes that have significantly improved its operation. We have been appreciated by FinancesOnline.com thanks to these numerous facilities and hard work!
The digital revolution in work models is here. 5 reasons you should consider hiring a remote team or allowing your employees to work out of the office.
Recently we are experiencing a revolution in the traditional, onsite model of work. An increasing number of employees tend to choose remote or semi-remote work over a nine-to-five stationary job. Big changes can be beneficial or destructive, but in this case, the change seems to bring many benefits.