WTF is Work-Life Balance?

Here we have 3 good articles to understand why we all seem to be struggling with work-life balance, and start working improving it: Dottie Chong rounds up the ways in which we can avoid vacation-shaming at startups. Late Night Froyo gives us 3 steps to taking control of our life that seem simple but are… Continue reading WTF is Work-Life Balance?

The Story Behind Vendasta’s Workplace Perks

April Nowicki brings us this story about how Vendasta offers classic workplace perks but there is a very deliberate objective behind them. CEO Brendan King explains how life is divided into 4 broad segments: family, work, tasks and sleep.  The Culture at Vendasta aims to improve and optimize those areas. Keep reading to see more of their… Continue reading The Story Behind Vendasta’s Workplace Perks

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Remote Working Issues

Remote Working is stressful, even though the pros of this way of working can outweigh the cons, and regardless of whether this setup makes much more sense for us than to go to our company’s offices every day. We’ve got a roundup of great posts that highlight the difficulties of remote work and remind you… Continue reading Remote Working Issues

Are you at Risk of Burnout?

Did you know that 23% of employees feel burned out more often than not? Plus, an additional 44% feel burned out sometimes. This means that at least two-thirds of a workforce experience work fatigue. Burnout is very real and can leave you feeling both empty and exhausted. It can take a heavy toll on your… Continue reading Are you at Risk of Burnout?

Workplace Transparency: it’s taken too long

A transparent workplace can improve employee morale, satisfaction and performance. There are seemingly no downsides when done correctly.  So why has it taken so long to be embraced?  This article from HR Digest explains why transparency was shunned by leadership and reasons why it’s great for workplace culture. We all know Buffer as one of the… Continue reading Workplace Transparency: it’s taken too long

Pros and Cons of Salary Transparency in Startups

The case for salary transparency has been made multiple times, but so has the case for not making individual compensation widely known. Were you aware that salary transparency can help your startup company excel against competitors? When starting small businesses, many owners have a hard attracting employees. This is often because they don’t have many… Continue reading Pros and Cons of Salary Transparency in Startups