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Let me fix it for you, what JPMorgan is really doing, is weeding out anyone who might actually want to work differently than the way Wall Street has always worked. It’s almost like they have no interest in actual diversity, employee mental health, or work-life balance. Of course, we know they don’t. Wealth Management isn’t about the people who work for you, it’s about how much money they bring in, period.… Read More The post Oh Look Someone On Wall Street Doesn’t Understand How People Learn appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like…
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That combination of things points to one, larger, issue. There’s a pretty large communication gap between IT and business users. The security restrictions that exist are getting in the way of people getting work done, and rather than ask for them to be changed, users simply work around them using their own tools, maybe even their own laptops, or network connections, and the IT folks don’t even know this is happening. That’s a recipe for disaster. It might be time to work on communicating with your users, and of course when I say “communicate” that absolutely means listening too.… Read
Yeah, no one ever misuses these kinds of tools, right? Nope, nothing to worry about here, they are only ever used to target bad guys. You have nothing to fear from them. Whatever.… Read More The post Linked: Spyware meant to track terrorists was used against journalists, too appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
The research just proves that we already know from first-hand experience, right? We’ve all been in back-to-back meetings, leaving one Microsoft Teams or Zoom call just to click the link to another, and it’s obvious which team members have done that and aren’t mentally prepared for the current meeting. We all know it. We all schedule our meeting to end at 25 or 55 past the hour so that we don’t make people do that, and then we still run to the top or bottom of the hour anyway. Sometimes even over. Proving, once again, that we suck at meetings.…
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t’s also about being respected enough to allow our work to actually fit into the rest of our lives, as opposed to having it interfere with the rest of our lives. Human beings have boundaries between their work and the rest of their lives. Numbers on a financial sheet are generally not provided that level of respect and concern. Which one would best describe the people who work for you in the culture you have created? You might be very surprised to learn that it’s not what you thought it was from your view in the C-Suite.… Read More The…
The question really is not if your data is going to get breached, or misused in some way, but when. It’s going to happen, you might want to plan for that eventuality instead of just asking nicely for people not to do that.… Read More The post Linked: Facebook Fired Dozens Over Abusing Access to User Data, New Book Says appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
The bottom line, if you make a mental health benefit available, and then culturally reward the people who never take any time to use it, the app will not get used by the people who most need it. Your culture matters much more than your benefits package.… Read More The post Linked: Are Mental Health Apps Actually Helping Workforces? appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
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To borrow from Cris Carter, “Come On Man!” Actually, it’s easy to blame some lazy IT folks for not disabling accounts, but I’d be willing to bet that quite a few of these are actually some third party app, or … Read More The post Linked: 1 in 4 employees say they still have access to accounts from past jobs, survey finds appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
I’m glad to see companies seeing this as an issue for themselves, and not just an “outside of work” thing. On the other hand, when we talk about it in these terms, I think I can see part of the reason that there is still so much stigma attached to the idea of getting help for mental health issues.… Read More The post Linked: Employers See Employee Mental Health as Major Concern appeared first on Mike McBride Online. If you want to see more like this, consider subscribing to the RSS Feed.…
This is really the big question many of us have, and rightfully so. Hopefully, your workplace is smart enough to encourage you to disconnect during off hours, or take care of your mental health needs, and speak up if you’re feeling burned out. But, what do we do if that same employer also rewards the folks who don’t do any of that? How does an employee keep up healthy boundaries and not get left behind in their career when they watch the peers who work all hours of the day/night, never disconnect, and work in an absolutely non-sustainable way are…
Most things that I hear managers and CEO’s complain about remote working, like how their team feels disconnected, or suffers from “Zoom fatigue”, or might not be spending every minute of the 9-5 working for the company, are things that should have been true for those of us who worked remotely prior to 2020, but it wasn’t true. When you design, and manage, for remote work, instead of forcing everyone to be in more meaningless meetings just so you can “see” them, or track their activities every minute of the day, these issues don’t exist.… Read More The post Linked: