The workplace underwent a drastic transformation over the course of 2020. Factors like the COVID-19 pandemic and social justice movements advocating for equality were highly influential in shaping how the world functions in the workplace.
Few of us enjoy the feeling of racing against the clock to accomplish a task. Time can seem especially fickle during a workday—it crawls during a meeting or phone call when you’re anxious about meeting a deadline, and it speeds up when you finally get to work on the task at hand.
Accommodating time-off requests can be difficult to grapple with as a manager. First and foremost, being considerate of your staff’s wishes is important when fostering a trustworthy and supportive work environment.
Have you ever been scolded by a manager for being late to your shift? Most of us have shown up to work behind schedule at some point in our lives.
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “vacation”? You might be recalling a favorite memory from a past trip, or envisioning the travel plans you had set for 2020 that have since been postponed.
“Are you available tomorrow?” is a question often asked by shift supervisors trying to make changes to the weekly schedules of their employees. Gathering your employees’ availability schedules can be repetitive and time-consuming.