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Author: Adam Nason, CSM and Senior Consultant at Covalent Resource Group The remote workforce grew over 159% from 2005 to 2019, according to Search Remotely. That is over 11x more than the workforce in general. Businesses had to move quickly to move their workforce to a remote setting over the last few months. Caught off guard and unprepared, many companies went from primarily working on-site to moving their entire staff to a work from home
By: Colleen Richter | Employee Relations Manager Working in Human Resources (HR) for over 15 years, I have learned a lot about emotional intelligence and emotional commitment and the effect they have on employees. What is the difference between emotional intelligence and emotional commitment, and why are they so crucial during the COVID-19 pandemic? According to Psychology Today, the definition of emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as
By: Giovanna Berry, CSP, PMP, MBA One of the more overwhelming activities that need completing in Scrum projects is sizing the entire backlog or a larger quantity of user stories. To make this exercise less cumbersome and even a bit fun, try the affinity sizing method in a collaborative team session. We’ve had great success using this method to size large backlogs efficiently, in a way that keeps the entire team engaged. Let’s jump
By: Giovanna Berry | Director of Delivery We’re living in a time in history where team engagement is of utmost importance, yet one of the biggest obstacles faced in delivering innovative and quality solutions. To combat the disengagement of team members and monotony that can result from unchanging facilitation techniques within Agile teams, Agile improv games have emerged. Implementing Agile improv games among your teams is likely to yield highly positive results for your organization,