Microaggressions in the workplace: Why inclusive language is important

If you’re looking for an indicator of workplace toxicity, start by observing the language used at work. Phrases like “where are you really from?” and racist language can make work uncomfortable for employees from marginalized communities. Since race and ethnicity are topics people are often afraid to even discuss, it’s common for microaggressions to go …

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How to adapt employee benefits to cater to self-defined expats

The COVID-19 pandemic has normalized “work from home”, which is quickly turning into “work from anywhere” and creating a new breed of expats – the self-defined expats. Whether it’s taking advantage of the lower cost of living or getting the freedom to travel and explore, there are clearly numerous benefits of working abroad and it’s …

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3 countries with the top employee benefits: How HR teams can learn from the best

Every Human Resource (HR) professional and leader knows that offering employee benefits is standard practice for attracting and retaining top talent – especially post-COVID-19. But knowing which ones will make an impact depends on many factors like the demographics, locations, and needs of each employee. To give you some insight, this Pacific Prime article looks …

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5 tips for retaining talent post-COVID-19 pandemic

Retaining talent has never been easy, and the COVID-19 pandemic certainly hasn’t made it any easier. Attitudes toward where and how we work have changed profoundly, and employees are now expecting more from their employer: better employee benefits, flexible working arrangements, and greater transparency. While many companies are still reeling from the economic impact of …

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Gen Z in the workforce: How to attract and retain the newest generation

Is your organization Gen Z ready? With the newest generation (also known as iGen or Zoomers) gradually trickling into the workforce, there are plenty of changes organizations need to make. After all, this was the generation that was born into a world of peak technological innovation, and have different expectations from their older counterparts. While …

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