Sparked by social protests over systemic racism, the tech industry is laying out concrete plans to increase diversity and inclusion within their workforces. Although well intentioned, how do you recruit for industries where statistically, the talent pool of minority workers is low? In this episode of Tribe TV, Jim Stroud shares data on labor trends, debates equal opportunity vs equal outcome and challenges tech companies in SIlicon Valley to make realistic and measurable goals instead of virtue signaling to their peers. Tune in for a very controversial episode of Tribe TV!
Millennials are increasingly leaving big cities to work remotely in other locations. For example, there is an ongoing exodus from California citing such issues as homelessness, high taxes in the bay area, and unaffordable housing have caused some to ask what’s good about California and big city living?
As a result, some places are paying workers to relocate to their location and continue working remotely for their existing employer. Yes, remote employees are getting cash to relocate. Tune in for the details.
These are interesting times. 42% of American workers say they have fought about politics as work, and as the 2020 election draws nearer, you can not only expect it to continue, but also to increase. The question is: what can you do about it? Today’s Tribe TV episode is all about why you SHOULDN’T discuss politics in the workplace, and what type of hostile work environment is created if you do.
Stress, burnout, anxiety… What’s going on with mental health as it relates to remote work?
While a lot of people are enjoying be able to work from home, many others are having a harder time adapting. We’ve already talked about the benefits of working from home, but in this Tribe TV episode, we take a look at the negative impact of extended remote work on mental health as well as what companies should be doing to help employees cope. What’s keeping you sane during this time? Click here for the articles cited in this episode.
In an earlier episode, Jim Stroud predicted the demise of the modern office and new evidence suggests that his foresight was accurate. Companies are slowly, but surely, reducing office space in favor of work from home employees.
Conversely, some businesses are using cutting edge technologies and innovative procedures to protect customers and workers alike. Among the tools being leveraged are virus screening technologies, medical questionnaires and extreme social distancing measures. There are also rumors of immunity passports being the gateway to economies reopening worldwide. Jim Stroud discusses it all in this very controversial episode of Tribe TV. Subscribe to the Proactive Talent blog for even more compelling content.