The Worklytics Approach to Employee Privacy
Employee trust is one of your organization’s most precious assets. Before you work with any data partner, you’ll want to evaluate how they’ll impact your employees’ trust in the organization. Here’s how we approach employee trust & privacy at Worklytics.
Meetings Are Killing Your Company
Nothing kills productivity like a meeting-driven culture. Here are 7 things you can do to combat meeting bloat and reclaim your calendar.
Activity Avalanche: How Return-to-Office Is Impacting Collaboration
Earlier this year, Michael Arena cautioned us to be wary of an oncoming “activity avalanche” stemming in large part from return-to-office mandates. From what we’re seeing in work data, the deluge is here. Welcome to a period of Peak Collaboration. Here's what you need to know.
There's A Better Way to Use Slack
Chances are, you're using Slack wrong. Here are the 7 most common mistakes that we see teams making on Slack & what you should do instead.
The Role of Workplace Analytics in Successful Hybrid Work
In this guest post, the team from Robin explores the crucial role of workplace analytics in successful hybrid work and discuss how the right data can help organizations do things like: Understand office activity and patterns; Right-size office spaces; Forecast resource needs; Refine their workplace strategies; and Remain adaptable.
Do Top Performers Work Longer Hours?
When we combine work data with performance reviews, 2 key trends emerge: (1) Working longer hours does not lead to better performance scores.
(2) Working intensely does. Instead of measuring your time at work, consider measuring your work intensity: amount of work done / time spent working.
The Importance of Passive Listening
The shift to hybrid work has prompted forward-thinking organizations to reevaluate their traditional employee listening strategy. Active listening – typically done via semi-annual or quarterly employee surveys – continues to play an important role in understanding sentiment. But leaders are now augmenting those survey results with passive listening tools that allow them to understand the real-time behavioral drivers of employee attitudes. Here's a 3-step process for how that works in practice.
Are Anchor Days Sinking Your Productivity?
When a company implements onsite Anchor Days, we see meeting volume rise. Employees make more serendipitous connections, but have less uninterrupted time for individual work. Here's how to think through the impact that return-to-office is likely to have on your team's ability to get deep work done.