As societies evolve, so do our ways of doing business. In the past, large companies were often very hierarchical, with hundreds – if not thousands – of people working together in the same place, at the same time. Times have changed, and today’s focus is very much on flexibility, with working patterns becoming increasingly catered to the needs of employees. In a competitive market for attracting and retaining 21st century talent, new trends in the workplace are emerging all the time. Here are four key trends that HR managers and SME leaders need to be aware of.
Getting the best out of the employees is not only important but also necessary for your organization. But with Filipinos being among the most emotional people in the world, dealing with performance problems in the workplace become a little challenging for managers and employers.
Before we talk about employee reward options, we want you to meet Karlo. He is a sales agent for a car dealer in Ortigas City. On top of his monthly salary, he receives an additional commission for each sale he makes for selling cars. He is a happy and role model employee.
COVID-19 has changed so much about how people live and work. For sure, even after a vaccine is made available, people will continue to take extra precautions and be mindful of their health.
With the summer season in full swing, your employees might be drifting in vacation mode—and this can affect workplace productivity. In fact, a study found that productivity drops 20 percent during this season. Another study found that projects take 13 percent longer to complete with rising temperatures.
Christmas is finally here!
All over the world, we Filipinos are known to celebrate the longest yuletide season. By now, you’ve probably heard Jose Mari Chan songs on the radio and seen festive Christmas décor everywhere. In the workplace, the Christmas season might have already been manifested through strategical presentations and seasonal sales targets, among others.
Corporate recognition ceremonies are always fun, but they get more exciting when quirky employee award titles are given! Being an ‘Employee of the Year’ is truly an honor. But receiving an award for your potential or by simply being yourself? That’s really something! So, we put together a list of fun employee award titles everyone would love to receive on your next recognition day.
Employee morale, by definition, is the overall outlook, satisfaction, and confidence that employees feel towards their job. It’s a complex concept that still puzzles business leaders today. Yet, it remains to be one of the most important aspects of company management.
Gifting in any time or place always brings smiles to people's faces. Research shows that giving gifts can make you happy because giving gifts activates dopamine, or the happy hormone, in your brain. At work, giving gifts to your colleagues or team to celebrate wins and personal can boost camaraderie engagement.
The effects of climate change continue to be felt in our everyday lives. Case in point: heat waves, wildfires, and intense flooding are no longer isolated cases. In fact, the UN has reported that the magnitude of these consequences has never been seen before in history. The question remains: is it too late to act?
Short answer: No, we still have time to turn things around.
This is why we at Pluxee, a Sodexo company, are pulling out all the stops to lessen our carbon footprint. With our commitment to reach NetZero targets no later than 2035, our goal is to contribute to a positive environmental impact this year and beyond.
Pluxee Philippines announces partnership with Primer Group of Companies as a merchant affiliate, adding 26 additional brands with over 300 stores nationwide to Pluxee's digital merchant network.
Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services activity, a leading global employee
benefits and engagement partner, is adopting a new brand, Pluxee:
The value of the Philippine peso is getting weaker by the minute. In fact, the government released a forecast raising inflation to as much as 7 percent this year—and this applies to basic commodities like food, energy, and transport.
From logistical hurdles to societal stigmas, the world has placed a tremendous amount of pressure on working moms. In fact, 1 in 4 women have been found to consider either leaving their workplace for good or reducing their work hours. Now, it is up to organizations to rise to the occasion and support this crucial segment of the workforce.