How Companies Are Responding to WFH Steadfast Stance

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of the very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

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Getting Employee to Return to the Office:

If there is one thing that the pandemic has taught us, it is that the digital age has finally caught up with the way we work, and there is no going back. It is important to remember that working remotely is not anything new. It existed for decades prior to the pandemic, so employees already knew it was possible to remain productive and engaged working remotely. All the pandemic did is to reveal to all those who were once doubtful and resistant to such a drastic change to the work environment, that in fact, it is an environment that is not only effective but also long overdue.

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Accidental CEO: Through the Higher Education Looking Glass

Available for Interviews: Dr. Hope Umansky

Dr. Hope Umansky is an American Culture College Professor with a PhD in Clinical Psychology. She is also an author on educational reform, equity, inclusion, and social justice.

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Women in Higher Education C-Suite Roles:

    • Coming off the heels of this week’s story in the World Economic Forum  that reports that only 22% of the leadership positions of America’s top research universities are filled by women, even though women have acquired more degrees than men over the last 40 years, according to a new report by the Eos Foundation.*
    • Dr. Hope considers herself an “accidental CEO”—who rose through the ranks of a private graduate school—only to then become disenfranchised. Learn why!

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5 Hidden Benefits of Managing a Team Remotely

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of the very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

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The 5 Hidden Benefits of Managing Remotely:

Transitioning into the new normal of a remote work environment has been seamless for most workers coming out of the pandemic. In fact, in Gallup’s recent State of the Workforce study, 91% of American workers expressed the desire to continue to work remotely at least some of the time as their companies transition into this new normal.

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Cultivating an Inclusive and Diverse Workplace

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of its very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

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Cultivating an Inclusive Workplace:

In today’s new work environment where workers can work from anywhere, companies are hiring from anywhere, and are creating a more diverse workforce today than ever before. As such, it is essential to create workplaces that are inclusive and equitable, where everyone feels that they belong.

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21st Century Thinking: Remote Work Is Here to Stay

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of its very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

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The Future of Work:

    • The biggest challenge with Remote Work is not the concept itself, but rather in accepting, and embracing it, as a new normal. Remote work is here to stay, and the challenges that we consider “difficulties” are only difficult because we are still trying to apply yesterday’s logic to today’s new world.

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Why Do the “Mens” Want to Go Back to the Office So Bad? 

Available for Interviews: Dr. Hope Umansky

Dr. Hope Umansky is an American Culture College Professor with a PhD in Clinical Psychology. She is also an author on educational reform, equity, inclusion, and social justice.

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Gender Roles in the Old & New Workplace:

That group is what I characterize as the “mens”; it is decidedly not a typo. The mens, utilizing the definition in the Time article, are itching to get out of the “kid and home sphere” where it is clean, less sticky, where time means something (I have a meeting at 1 don’t bother me; 12:55 pm– “MOMMM, the cat threw up all over your desk!”—in this world of WFH time is fluid. Meetings are not so much scheduled as let’s put it down and I hope no one gets sick; we’ll hope for the best.

According to the recent Time magazine article, “Nobody Wants to Go Back to the Office As Much As White Men,” the men they are speaking about are the definition of boomer or near boomer age white men who enjoy a level of privilege in the corporate muckety-mucky. The last two-plus years of the men’s seeing the world of children (often still too often the domain of women and primary child caregivers).

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Home As the New Workplace: 5 Important Do’s and Don’ts

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of its very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

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on Reminders for the Home As the New Workplace
 

If you are like most employees, you’ve found that working from home has its benefits, and are considering working from home permanently or semi-permanently post-pandemic. If that’s the case, it’s time to level up your “Work from Home” habits and improve your new workplace. 

Here are important Do’s and Don’ts reminders to help you along the workday for the long-term:

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4 Ways to Build Virtual Company Culture

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of its very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

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Virtual Company Culture:

A company’s culture is based on the interactions that employees have with each other, with their managers, company leaders, and with their customers. It also expresses the values that companies consider important within these relationships. This is why corporate cultures are unique to each organization. Here are some ideas to build company culture virtually:

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3 Tips for a Future of Work Strategy

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of its very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

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Today’s Work Strategy:

The pandemic is finally (fingers crossed!) starting to become a thing of the past, and as a result, workers are looking forward to what’s next in this new work environment. Apprehensions exist on both sides of organizations – workers as well as company leaders. What will this new post-pandemic workplace look like?

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Taking the Workplace Revolution to Its Next Evolution

Available for Interviews:  Leni Rivera

Leni Rivera is a Workplace Experience specialist and author of its very first book in the industry, Workplace Experience. Her passion is creating work environments that enable employees to be both productive and happy, regardless of where that is. 

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The Workplace Revolution:

Is the “hybrid workplace” only a half-measure, or is it the end destination of this workplace evolution? To understand the direction of the workplace revolution, it’s important to first understand how the change began, and the extreme circumstances around which it did.

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