How To Make Sure That Your Company is Following Through On Its DE&I Strategy

How To Make Sure That Your Company is Following Through On Its DE&I Strategy The Panther Group

Organizations had a wide variety of reactions to the pandemic in terms of pursuing their DE&I strategy. Some found they were able to use the lower demands of a slower economy to focus their efforts. Others found it hard to follow through on their intentions because they were scrambling to keep their doors open. After all, you can’t hire a more diverse workforce… Read more

Successfully Onboarding New Employees in A Remote Environment

Successfully Onboarding New Employees in A Remote Environment The Panther Group

Many organizations have shifted to remote work in the last year, but the transition isn’t always easy, especially for new employees. Managers have grown accustomed to gathering their staff into a conference room on the fly when they needed to share information or conduct training. Working with a virtual team requires more forethought. Onboarding new… Read more

Removing Barriers To Work: How Leading Organizations Are Stepping Up To Provide Opportunities for All

Removing Barriers To Work: How Leading Organizations Are Stepping Up To Provide Opportunities for All The Panther Group

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) opened the doors to individuals with various issues that can make it challenging to work in a workplace without some accommodations. While the ADA is the law of the land, only 19.3 percent of people with disabilities were employed in 2019, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Even… Read more

Building Resilience Into Your Team Takes Planning and Practice (And the right people in place)

Building Resilience Into Your Team Takes Planning and Practice (And the right people in place) - The Panther Group

Resilience is an important quality to nurture under any circumstance, but it takes on a whole new level of importance in the current business climate. Psychologists believe the most resilient people have a high level of confidence in their abilities, consistent work routines and strong social and family support. Employers can encourage this ability with a thoughtful approach.   How To Build a Great… Read more

5 Ways To Coach Your Team To Set Effective Goals

Setting Goals - The Panther Group

Success is the combined result of many factors—hard work, dedication, teamwork, failures and mistakes, accountability, and adjustments. This is true in sports, business, and relationships. Without a goal to work toward, it is easy to get off track, waste effort and accomplish nothing. If you manage employees, it is part of your job to guide them in the goal-setting process. Here is how to teach, coach, and manage employees to set great goals.   5 Tips For… Read more

How Do You Measure the Productivity of Your Remote Workers?

Remote work has become increasingly common in recent years. With the spread of the coronavirus, the number of individuals working from home has grown exponentially. Still, but because this increase was so sudden, many employers did not have time to lay the groundwork for managing what can be a fully remote workforce. Now that remote… Read more

Effectively Implement Flexible Workspaces and Schedules

Previously, when the topic of flexible workspaces arose, thoughts turned to innovations like modular meeting spaces, focused work pods, or hot-desking. But, in the time of coronavirus, the reality has changed. Now it’s less about maximizing space and more about keeping employees healthy and productive. Start by assessing your available workspace and determining how many… Read more

Business Lessons We Learned From the Shutdown

The pandemic was a big surprise to most of us. Even when we prepare for emergencies, not too many people are ready for a catastrophe on this scale. But as we cautiously come out of the worst of the experience, it’s an excellent time to consider what we learned about how we do business and… Read more

Why Our Diversity Commitment is More Important Than Ever

Diversity has always been an important part of The Panther Group. We are minority-owned and certified. Diversity is at the heart of our business, not just a box to check off on a form. The Panther Group is committed to diversity and respect and to empowering our employees and clients as individuals. Here is why… Read more

Transparent Business Partnerships Build More Than Trust

Companies were once inscrutable. Making decisions in secret the double doors of their boardroom, but times have changed. Increasingly businesses recognize that the advantages of confidentiality are outweighed by those of transparency. They find that by being open and honest with the public, they built trust with employees, partners, and customers, leading to better relationships.   … Read more