Caroline Hroncich, Business Insider

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Recent articles by Caroline:

The fall is a perfect storm for burnout

As the Delta variant surges, and employees are forced back into the office, employers need to ready themselves for a spike in burnout. → Read More

A top consulting firm told employees get vaxxed or don't get paid. Every company considering mandates should follow its lead.

Alvarez & Marsal appears to be taking a strong stance on vaccination for Covid-19, but experts say it's a good example of a nuanced approach. → Read More

'Privileged white wellness': Lululemon corporate employees speak out on the culture of racial insensitivity

Insiders described one manager's push for an 'all lives matter' homepage banner, and another quizzing a BIPOC employee why she couldn't say 'colored.' → Read More

Quitting could be a sign of a booming economy or a serious culture problem. Here's how to tell the difference.

Employees leaving your company in droves could be a sign of the times or a major culture issue. Don't ignore it. → Read More

Burnout rates are rising. Zoom-free Fridays and $250,000 bonuses are the tip of the iceberg. Cisco is solving the problem by going deeper into its culture.

The software company is focused on prioritizing manager training and employee engagement as a way to address mental health. → Read More

Employees would turn down a $30,000 raise to keep working from home. It's the clearest sign yet that flexible work is a necessity, not a perk.

Working from home leads to fewer missed days, less turnover, and improves overall career longevity for workers. → Read More

Sitting at work is horrible for you, but there’s a simple way to counteract it

Sitting all day isn't great for you. Here's one possible way to make sure you're getting enough activity during the day. → Read More

Some Lululemon retail employees say there is an environment of 'toxic positivity,' where workers feel pressure to share personal information with managers and constant feedback can feel like bullying

Insider spoke with more than a dozen current and former retail employees who said they believe the company is only a welcoming place for some workers. → Read More

A day off work and 'Zoom-free Fridays' aren't going to cut it. Here's how to really tackle burnout.

Employee burnout is on the rise — and simple benefits like mental health days aren't a real solution. → Read More

A LinkedIn exec reveals how to update your profile so recruiters start reaching out to you for new jobs

The key is to have useful keywords in your profile, highlight your skills, and be strategic about engaging with recruiters, Blake Barnes said. → Read More

Use this script from an organizational psychologist to talk to your boss if they're dismissing your feelings at work

Psychologist Laura Gallaher explains how to recognize toxic positivity at work and what to say to your boss if you notice the signs yourself. → Read More

The 5-step plan all candidates should follow when applying for jobs in 2021, according to Glassdoor's CEO

Doing your research will help you figure out what kind of job you really want, says Christian Sutherland-Wong. → Read More

No, you don't have to go to your company's virtual holiday party

Employees are feeling burnout and Zoom fatigue right now. A virtual holiday party might only add to that stress. → Read More

Working parents are reaching their 'breaking point' due to the pandemic, and they say national paid parental leave can't come soon enough

The US is one of the only countries in the world that doesn't provide time off for parents to care for their kids. → Read More

5 creative ways to innovate your company's onboarding right now, according to the chief people officer of a $40 billion software company

Onboarding is a journey, and it should stretch out beyond the first week in the office, Joan Burke, the chief people officer at DocuSign, said. → Read More

DocuSign's chief people officer reveals the 2 pieces of advice she gives all hiring managers who are recruiting employees virtually

If an Amazon delivery driver rings the doorbell, the best thing a hiring manager can do is not freak out, Joan Burke says. → Read More

Most bosses think they're doing a better job leading than they actually are. Here are some ways to close the gap.

Leaders are facing an immense burden to perform, and it could be impacting their relationship with their teams. → Read More

Work won't return to normal until after 2021, a Bank of America survey finds

The survey of 200 companies found financial firms may be far behind other industries when it comes to bringing employees back. → Read More

LinkedIn has a new stories feature — but you shouldn't treat it like Instagram

The new tool mimics the more relaxed experience of other, more casual social media outlets, but you should still be careful what you post. → Read More

20 soft skills every leader needs to be successful

Good leaders can deliver bad news tactfully, display proper body language, and know how to recognize and verbally praise good work. → Read More