Delight in the Workplace: An Opportunity for Limitless Value

Delight in the Workplace: An Opportunity for Limitless Value

Ashley Lippitt,
Host Labs Lead

As surprising as it may seem coming from a commercial real estate company, the Host team obsesses over enriching lives and creating delight for people who work in the buildings we manage. We consider the daily journey of our customers and map both their current and best experiences in the workplace.
The Employee Experience Formula That Inspires Innovation

The Employee Experience Formula That Inspires Innovation

Ashley Lippitt,
Host Labs Lead

It will likely come as no surprise that our evolving workspaces, enabled by technology, outfitted with the most coveted amenities and served by hospitality experts, are designed to make employees feel valued, signaling to them that the work they do is important and impactful. But what about when the workspace provided by an employer is removed (even temporarily) and placemaking becomes a virtual endeavor?

The Double Shift Juggling Parenting and Working During the Coronavirus

Lauren Schwalb
Director, Deployment and Operations

Working parents are facing a particularly challenging time, as the boundaries between work and home have completely broken down, resulting in the need for parents to juggle between parent mode to work mode and back again each day. The “double shift” is now the “double double shift.” Between putting three meals on the table, homeschooling, hosting Zoom meetings and conference calls, doing laundry, cleaning the house and trying to be present as both an employee and a parent, working parents are struggling and facing burnout.
Bringing a New Member onto Your Remote Team

Bringing a New Member onto Your Remote Team

Tyson Jacques,
Director, Global Hospitality Operations

New employees join organizations every day, including during this unprecedented time where many are working remotely during the COVID outbreak. While it's a best practice to spend face-to-face time when onboarding, right now that's just not an option most of the time. Employee onboarding lays the foundation for the success of new hires at your company and provides a baseline to make connections going forward.
Education From Afar: Perspectives on Virtual Learning

Education From Afar: Perspectives on Virtual Learning

Ryan Bryant,
Communications Lead

Host’s goals of providing increased digital and virtual learning options have been on the agenda for some time. However, with a global pandemic shuttering offices throughout the world, our learning and development professionals have had to expedite these options to ensure that new hires receive the same level of expert training, even if the training isn’t performed in person.
Meeting Employees Where They Are: Compassionate Leadership in the Age of Social Distancing

Meeting Employees Where They Are: Compassionate Leadership in the Age of Social Distancing

Ashley Lippitt,
Host Labs Lead

It will likely come as no surprise that our evolving workspaces, enabled by technology, outfitted with the most coveted amenities and served by hospitality experts, are designed to make employees feel valued, signaling to them that the work they do is important and impactful. But what about when the workspace provided by an employer is removed (even temporarily) and placemaking becomes a virtual endeavor?