The past 18 months have upended a number of business practices, and often in a good way. Many companies are looking at training as one
You’ve survived the grueling task of interviewing dozens of potential candidates and have found THE ONE! Or perhaps the many as the case may be. Now comes the challenge of onboarding…. How do
Measuring productivity fundamentally never had anything to do with face-time. So why then with an increase in remote and hybrid teams, is the focus (and
Capella Workplace Solutions was recently featured in the Health & Safety Times, Ireland’s leading occupational health and safety publication. In this timely article, Capella, along
“With more than 450,000 people now receiving the pandemic unemployment payment, there is a reluctance among those who still have jobs to rock the boat.
After a turbulent year, trust is at an all-time low. Distrust in our politicians, healthcare system, media outlets, and leaders, has become the norm. So
Listen to our excerpt here on Business Matters with Karl Fitzpatrick! In this feature interview, Capella CEO Criona Turley highlights employer obligations regarding remote workers and what options you have available to you to address.
Here is how to distinguish if your feelings of exhaustion are truly the result of being overworked and if so, 3 proven ways to speak up without sounding like you’re complaining!
Assessing the safety of staff working from home is required by law, but what are the implications in terms of insurance, productivity, and liability for injury? In this RTÉ news feature, we cover the top considerations for remote workers that employers need to address now.
Capella CEO, Criona Turley, recently delivered a webinar on remote employee safety as part of a conference hosted by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. In this recorded session, Criona addresses everything you need to know as an employer, HR Manager, or EHS Manager about the Health & Safety of employees working from home.
Who would have thought that birth control for rabbits would become part of the normal working day? In this article, Capella Project Manager, Neil Felton, shares his out-of- the-box ideas for getting creative with the space you have to make a home office that works!
It’s back to work in the New Year and not much has changed for many of us. Including our surroundings. If, like most, you are staring at the same four walls for the foreseeable future, here are some essential tips for working from home to help you survive (and thrive)!
After the initial reactive measures to the crisis, and getting people working functionally from home, many companies are now looking to enter the next phase: planning and prevention. Here are tools that can help!
Hybrid-working is the new “it” phrase in corporate strategy for 2021. What’s right for your company will depend on a number of factors, but one thing is certain: if you are planning to have a hybrid-workforce in 2021, you need to plan ahead. Here is how to get started.
Company lead initiatives can fuel employee connection and make your staff feel a part of something greater. In this article, we explore what this means in the era of WFH and the impact of wellbeing and communication
In this recorded interview with Richard Grogan, Partner at Richard Grogan & Associates, we discuss the need for employers to consider the health and safety of staff working from home, their ergonomic set up, risk-assessment, data security and the need to record working hours.
What keeps you awake at night? Worries about work? Lingering headaches from the day? Achy body? The link between ergonomic and restful sleep is more than just the physical!
More than ever, we need mindfulness. In the midst of a global pandemic, we are also navigating the very real emotions and realities in our daily lives. Thankfully though, being aware of our emotional state can help us traverse these difficult situations. Try incorporating these tips into your daily routine to practice mindfulness in the office (and home office).
As remote working continues to be the new normal for many organizations, leaders need to adjust old ways of managing and be more in-tune to the realities of overseeing a virtual team. Here are 5 critical skills for managing a remote team that will help your staff (and you!) thrive.
As HR leaders you already carry the weight of various company functions. And now in the midst of a global pandemic, you are suddenly tasked with becoming experts in a new area: Mental Health. Here are resources to help both your employees and you navigate this complex issue.
As companies strive to reinvent themselves for profitability post pandemic, finding the right employees who can execute that vision will be more important than ever. Demonstrating these 5 in-demand job skills to potential employers will be essential in helping you stand out among other candidates post-pandemic.
The sense of uncertainty is a common trigger for anxiety. And if 2020 has had one hallmark characteristic, uncertainly would be it. As many companies consider returning to the office, they must also factor in employees’ natural apprehension about what this will entail.
Depending in what country you work, your answer to this will likely be different, especially when it comes to health and safety. For European countries like Ireland and the UK, the obligations of the employer are clear: you are liable for the health and safety of your employees no matter where they work. If you are an American firm, the lines may be more blurred. Here are some things you need to consider, no matter where you are based.
There is no doubt that the office as we know it will evolve after Covid-19, but there are a number of factors companies need to consider when determining the outlook of their physical workplace.