Exit interviews: needed closure or a burden on employees?
For Joelle Monaco, a workforce strategist and founder of Joelle Monaco Consulting, they’re a conduit for open communication. “These interviews are a unique opportunity for organizations to learn from departures… [and to] foster an environment that thrives on continuous improvement,” she explains. Therefore, exit interviews are a strategic tool for understanding and shaping organizational culture.
How HR pros can repair a culture that has taken a toxic turn
“HR has to focus on rebranding within the organization,” said Joelle Monaco, who runs her own consulting firm and advises companies on people and organizational management. “That looks like getting out from behind their desks and having conversations and getting to know people.”
How to Create a Trauma-informed Workplace
Whatever the traumatic event is, HR needs an action plan, which can include bringing in EAP resources and local government mental health professionals to develop a long-term agenda to deal with the aftermath. Immediate needs can include sharing a list of providers who are taking new patients and arranging group discussions facilitated by a mental health professional, Monaco says.
Elevating from Workplace Wellness to Workplace Well-Being
When we think of workplace wellness, what comes to mind? If you’re like most individuals and organizations, your mind and programming go directly to the traditional ideas; walk programs, gym memberships, nutritional education, diabetes awareness, or smoking cessation programs. However, when we consider workplace well-being, there is much more to consider than that.
Stress: Let’s be honest; we all experience it, but what are we doing to create change?
Stress six letters that evoke various emotions depending on our mood, day, week, or heck, the past year. Stress is a dear friend that occasionally wakes us out of a dead sleep to remind us of an upcoming event. Or the friend that sometimes whispers in our ear; are you sure you can do that? Or better yet, the one that triggers butterflies in every part of our body when we are excited.
Human Capital in Your Business Plan
This episode features a discussion between HR in the Car podcast, hosted by Miriam Dushane, Tom Schin of Alaant Workforce Solutions, and Joelle Monaco. Listen in as we dive into building people up as an investment into the business. We highlight trends that are changing the workplace landscape locally and across the country.
The Independent Womxn Series: Organizational Growth
This episode features a discussion between Lisa Marie, CEO of Ella-Go, and Joelle Monaco on prioritizing people's experiences in the workplace. We highlight the economic value of each employee and what experiences they bring to the workplace.
Mental Health & Wellbeing in the Workplace
This episode features a discussion between Dawn Scannell and Joelle Monaco on prioritizing well-being in the workplace. How is human capital and workforce development impacted by individual wellbeing? How do organizations instill and support work-life integration to elevate their workforce? Tune in to hear these topics and more!
Prioritizing Mental Wellness
This episode features a discussion between Brian Rollo and Joelle Monaco on the importance of prioritizing mental wellness in the workplace. Why should companies care about mental health and wellness? The connection between stress and performance, creating change, toxic work environments, and how to be the business that leads by example.
Tech Valley Young Professionals Network podcast, “The Cap Region YP: Insights + Resources for Young Professionals in the 518”.
This episode discusses mental health and wellness in the workplace and how we can manage, there’s a pressure to know all and be all, and is that realistic?
Find out what I like to do in the Capital Region, and why my kitchen is broken!
Leadership Sense: Is It Better To Lead By Influence or Fear?
This episode features a roundtable discussion on the issue of leadership approach. Why is it better for leaders to lead through influence vs. fear? Why is the reward and punishment model outdated? What effect does leadership have on culture? We discuss all of these issues and more.
Leadership Sense: From Overwhelm to Productivity
This episode features a roundtable discussion between Brian Rollo, Joelle Monaco, and Tom Schin on the issue of overwhelm in the workplace. How can leaders help their team move from overwhelm to productivity? How can they help themselves?
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