Video monitoring: a great way to get employees to quit!

Video monitoring: a great way to get employees to quit!

It should be no surprise to readers this week, when they see my latest LinkedIn poll’s results (and huge numbers), that most people don’t want to be monitored via web cameras at home. 4,417 people voted about whether employers should request webcams be left on for the...
Should Companies Offer Distinct Mental Health Days?

Should Companies Offer Distinct Mental Health Days?

A full-time worker in Australia gets 10 paid sick days off per year. And not just for a cough. On days when our mental health takes a dive, we don’t need to show up in the office.  But those days are also for the flu, colds, stomach bugs and anything else that might...
Who Gets to Return to the Office?

Who Gets to Return to the Office?

Victoria’s on track to start reopening next week. By the end of next month, we should hit 80% double doses. Soon, cafes, bars, visits with friends, shopping in person: it’ll all be possible. But for who? Should all employees be allowed to return to the office? Or only...
How to Build Trust Around Mental Health

How to Build Trust Around Mental Health

Recently, I posted a Linkedin poll asking who respondents would turn to at work if their mental health was suffering because of their job.  The majority (35%) said they would speak with their Manager. 31% would tell a coworker. 11% would go to HR. Alarmingly, 23% said...
The Gender Gap is Widening

The Gender Gap is Widening

The gender pay gap isn’t going anywhere but up. Last year’s Global Gender Gap Report told us “gender parity will not be attained for 99.5 years.” Unless medicine makes some quick leaps and bounds, that means most of us alive today won’t see it happen.  Instead, we’re...