Author Archives: Elisabeth Duncan

Four Strategies for Creating and Sustaining an Empathetic Culture

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“Put yourself in their shoes” is wise advice when involved in a conflict or misunderstanding with others. Though very simple, that timeless adage is often used as a verbal reminder to empathize with someone else and to take a moment to consider their perspective. Having the ability to empathize, or understand what other people feel […]

HR Downtime: Why Leaders must ensure their own well-being

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2020 was a difficult year for HR professionals. They’ve had to respond, often on the fly, to so many new challenges. What’s clear is that HR professionals were the true heroes, during this pandemic. But that doesn’t mean heros don’t also need downtime. This new article includes suggestions from Evive’s VP of HR, Elisabeth Duncan, […]

HR’s role in supporting health and wellness as we return to work

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As employees return to work, it’s time for HR to take a lesson from marketing: start using personalized communications, backed by data, to influence employees.  The pandemic has expanded the checklist of health and wellness programs that organizations must offer their employees. Some services and offerings once deemed a luxury are now a necessity for […]

Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day (Every Day) in 2021

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Every year, businesses celebrate employee appreciation day at the beginning of March. In years past, companies hosted office pizza parties or happy hours, and even handed out gift bags. Today we’re sure to see more companies give away food delivery gift cards, host virtual lunches or wellness classes, or even send employees specialty gift boxes […]

You’ve Created the Right Culture: Now Keep Listening

One of our co-founders, Peter Saravis, penned a compelling piece on our commitment to what we call The Evive Way. He explained that not only do the pillars on which The Evive Way is based serve as guideposts for our culture, they also permeate what Evivers value—and what we look for in future Evivers. But […]