When Work and Privacy Collide: Why Good Leaders Trust Their Employees

“Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” - Stephen Covey While it is typical and prudent for organizations to intentionally design structures and policies intended to mitigate risk, when it comes to trust in the workplace, is being too risk-averse actually [...]

By |2021-07-26T13:32:10-07:00July 21st, 2021|Privacy|0 Comments

Get Real: Why Good Coaching Requires Honesty

“No legacy is so rich as honesty” – William Shakespeare At Cenera, our coaches work with leaders at every level within a company. Regardless of where you are in your career, working with a professional coach can help you understand your strengths, clarify your weaknesses and set goals to put you on a path toward [...]

By |2021-07-19T14:27:57-07:00July 7th, 2021|Coaching|0 Comments

Why Vacations Are Important for Productivity

With the possibility of travel restrictions lifting soon and some return to normalcy on the horizon, many employers can expect to see an increase in vacation day requests. Given the backlog created as many chose to forgo regular vacation plans, ensuring your employees can take delayed vacation time will be an important part of reducing [...]

By |2021-06-29T19:35:49-07:00June 16th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Feeling Stuck in Your Career? Here Are Our Top Tips for Career Exploration

How did you get started in your current career?  If you are a medical professional or a legal professional or an engineer, you probably had a career outcome in mind when you went to school.  For many of the rest of us, it was school first and then figure out what we’re going to do [...]

By |2021-07-19T14:26:45-07:00June 2nd, 2021|Career Transition|0 Comments

Workplace Trends for 2021: Creative Ideas to Make Your Workplace Great

As Plato once famously stated, 'necessity is the mother of invention'. Well, never has that been more true than when it comes to workplaces in 2021. This past year has been unlike any other in how we think about and approach our work. And while things will eventually return to a 'new normal', our advice [...]

By |2021-06-26T04:38:33-07:00May 19th, 2021|HR Advisory|0 Comments

The Challenges of Maintaining Employee Privacy During a Workplace Investigation

Regardless of your company culture, policies or procedures, odds are at some point; you’ll need to conduct a workplace investigation. By promptly and properly addressing an issue through a fair, organized and unbiased process, you’re likely to save your company time, money and hassle down the road. However, if the purpose of an investigation is [...]

By |2021-06-29T19:38:06-07:00May 5th, 2021|Privacy, Workplace Investigations|0 Comments

E-Proctoring and Assessments – Is It a Violation of Employee/Student Privacy?

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2020, universities worldwide have been forced to work quickly and creatively to move their regular instruction into online spaces. In addition to the difficulty of re-creating the classroom environment remotely, one of the most prominent challenges administrators have faced is how to regulate and oversee examinations [...]

By |2021-06-29T19:38:27-07:00April 21st, 2021|Privacy|0 Comments

Clear is Kind: How to Give Clear Feedback in the Workplace

Feedback is a crucial component of any successful team, but its impact easily has the potential to be either positive or negative. When done wrong, feedback can be confusing, demotivating or even lead to workplace hostility and conflict. While difficult conversations are essential to leadership, managers often put off providing feedback until the annual performance [...]

By |2021-06-29T19:38:38-07:00April 7th, 2021|Coaching|0 Comments

4 Lessons Learned from One Year Working Remotely

As the one-year anniversary of the Cenera team moving to remote work is upon us, we want to take a moment to reflect on the lessons we have learned as a business and a team over this last year. While this year has presented many challenges, we are proud of how the Cenera team came [...]

By |2021-06-29T19:38:53-07:00March 17th, 2021|News|0 Comments

11 Questions to Ask if You’re Interviewing for Remote Roles

What is an interview? According to an online search, “interview” comes from the French word “s’entrevue,” loosely translated as “to see each other about a view.” With this in mind, we could look at interviews as an opportunity to share information and collaborate on a successful partnership, rather than the interviewee merely trying to “get [...]

By |2021-06-29T19:39:04-07:00March 3rd, 2021|Career Transition|0 Comments
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