With a globally distributed workforce, communication has never been more important than in the last year, says Jessie LaJoie, people operations lead at Doodle, an online scheduling tool. The company has made employee check-ins a top priority—an effort that LaJoie says boosts employee wellbeing as well as fosters a culture centered on transparency and support.
“This creates a lot of trust and it engages people more when they know they’re trusted and have empathetic leaders supporting them,” she says.
The native of Canada, now based in Germany, joined Doodle in 2018. The people strategy she has helped roll out over