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    Do You Have a Side Hustle? Here’s What You Had to Say

    Side hustles have become overwhelmingly popular, with perhaps more employees than ever before choosing to explore their professional interests and passions outside of their full-time work. Now, in a new LinkedIn poll, ForceBrands discovers just how popular side hustles have become, and what people are saying about them. Nearly half of surveyed LinkedIn audience have […]

    • ForceBrands
    • November 19, 2021
    • Melanie Haniph
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    Demystifying the Side Hustle

    Side hustles, also commonly referred to as side gigs or moonlighting jobs, can comprise a broad range of activities employees undertake outside of their normal work hours. Using their evenings, weekends, and vacations to engage in paid jobs, consulting, and freelancing, employees are pursuing side hustles in increasing numbers these days. A side hustle often […]

    • ForceBrands
    • November 13, 2021
    • Melanie Haniph
  • Inside the Great Resignation and What It Means for the Future of the Workforce

    As the pandemic has persisted in confounding plans to return employees to on-site work in 2021, another crisis has been brewing in the labor market. Dubbed the “Great Resignation,” growing numbers of employees are leaving their jobs, or at least thinking about it.  According to a recent Microsoft survey, 41 percent of the workforce is […]

    • ForceBrands
    • August 24, 2021
    • Melanie Haniph
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    How to Engage Employees in the Post-COVID Workplace

    One of the hardest things to achieve is an engaged workforce — a collection of individuals who are fully committed to the organization and give their best effort at work. And during a crisis, it can be even harder to build engagement, as constant change and uncertainty can create distractions such as fear, anxiety, and […]

    • ForceBrands
    • July 23, 2021
    • Melanie Haniph
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    How to Advance Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

    Although individuals with disabilities comprise the largest minority group, making up 15 percent of the world’s population, disability inclusion doesn’t always get as much attention as ethnic, gender, and other types of workplace diversity. However, individuals with disabilities are also men, women, white, ethnic minorities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community, which means disability can’t […]

    • ForceBrands
    • April 27, 2021
    • Melanie Haniph
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    How to Retain Women in Today’s Remote Workplace

    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on women in the workplace is striking. Nearly 2.3 million women have left the workforce since the start of the pandemic and that figure doesn’t just represent the layoffs and furloughs that affected women in the early months of the pandemic. In January 2021 alone, 275,000 women left the […]

    • ForceBrands
    • March 29, 2021
    • Melanie Haniph
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    How HR Has Changed Amid the Pandemic

    The pandemic has changed the working world forever. One year in, all the critical components of effective workforce management — attracting and retaining talent, culture development, compliance, and diversity — still matter, but there’s a COVID-related twist. As you hire, manage, and develop talent to help your organization perform, you now need to do it […]

    • ForceBrands
    • March 15, 2021
    • Melanie Haniph
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    How to Host Productive Virtual Performance Reviews

    The goal of performance reviews is to provide employees with feedback that boosts performance. But for many organizations, performance reviews don’t always hit the mark. In a LeadershipIQ study, only 13 percent of employees and managers said they believed their organization’s performance appraisal system was useful. The COVID-19 pandemic only complicates the process of conducting […]

    • ForceBrands
    • February 26, 2021
    • Melanie Haniph
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    Actionable Ways to Reduce Bias in the Hiring Process

    When you’re trying to build a diverse and inclusive work culture, it’s natural to look to the hiring process as a way to make a measurable impact. After all, successfully hiring for diversity can help you change the whole makeup of your workforce. However, bias in the hiring process can be the one thing that […]

    • ForceBrands
    • February 16, 2021
    • Melanie Haniph
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    Democracy in the Workplace: How to Manage Politics and Business

    The violent riots at the U.S. Capitol in early January shocked Americans and sent a ripple effect through the business community, prompting reactions from top CEOs and business leaders. The riots were just the latest in a string of concerning developments from the last year — the COVID-19 pandemic, a wildly contentious general election, and […]

    • ForceBrands
    • February 1, 2021
    • Melanie Haniph