This week, we look at how the pandemic has shaped the importance of human connections at work. Whether returning to the office, continuing to work from home or pursuing a hybrid of both, our ability to connect to those around us can significantly alter how we do business.
Do companies need to start taking a more proactive approach to ensure employees socialise? How can companies help their employees authentically connect?
This is our edit of the global conversation on purpose.
- How the pandemic has impacted our wardrobe choices at work – The Economist
- The consequences of employees starting and leaving jobs without a single in-person interactions – The New York Times
- How the increasingly frequent heat waves will impact the economy – Fast Company
- The best ways to retain talent in an era of mass quitting – McKinsey
- Psychologist Adam Grant speaks on how to move from post-pandemic languishing to finding your flow – TED Talks
- How high-achievement can lead to problems with self-esteem – The School of Life
- Taking lessons from neuroscience in order to improve focus at work – Wired
- Why human connection needs to come before algorithms when it comes to hiring new staff – The Financial Times
“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard and valued.”Brené Brown