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How to Manage Vacation Requests with Forms [+Excel Template]

Employees who take regular time off come back to work rejuvenated, fulfilled, and ready to perform their best. A great way to prevent miscommunication and help everyone plan time off is by having an efficient vacation request system in place. Depending on the size of your company, a simple and lightweight template in Excel might get the job done, or…

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How to Manage Vacation Requests with Forms + Excel

Conducting Effective Exit Interviews + an Easy Template to Follow

Exit interviews are conducted when an employee leaves a company. They help you learn about management, company culture, and the benefits offered by other companies. A review of this info can help improve employee retention rates. Exit interviews might seem uncomfortable or unnecessary, but when done right, they provide valuable data about your company. Let’s look at some tips for…

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Conducting Effective Exit Interviews + an Easy Template to Follow

How to Write Employee Self-Evaluations + Self-Evaluation Templates

The key to annual performance reviews that produce real results are employee self-evaluation forms. Self-evaluations increase the likelihood that employees will internalize and act on suggestions for growth from their supervisors. This article briefly covers the method for choosing self-evaluation questions and how to interpret the responses so that employees are more likely to grow from their performance review. We’ll…

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How to Write Employee Self-Evaluations + Self-Evaluation Templates

The Importance of Career Planning & Templates to Help

Thoughtful career planning is the difference between dreading how you spend each day and being excited by it. Managers who encourage their teams to create and follow through on career plans are rewarded with employees who contribute innovatively with thoughtful deliverables, collaborative effort, and drive. Whether you’re someone who’s just entering the workforce or a company leader who wants to…

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The Importance of Career Planning & Templates to Help

Organizational Design 101: What to Know Before Attempting Your Own

Evolving technologies, continued globalization, and shifting social norms are just a few of the challenges facing modern organizations. Businesses must either quickly adapt to change or be overtaken by their more agile competitors. And to be frank, adaptation often necessitates a complete organizational redesign. But as you’ve either guessed or experienced yourself, a successful org redesign is a pretty hefty…

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Organizational Design 101

Organizational Restructuring Process & Templates to Help Plan

At various points in a company’s life cycle, an organizational restructuring will be necessary for growth, to accommodate a shift in company strategy, or to become more competitive. In the case of a merger or acquisition, for example, the company may restructure to focus on new lines of business. During a spin-off of one or more business lines, there will…

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Tools to Improve Employee Communication

Effective employee communication is essential to creating and maintaining a positive workspace that people want to come back to. However, despite the obvious importance of employee communication, many employers still struggle to keep their teams engaged and informed. The numbers tell the tale. A recent study found that 80 percent of the U.S. workforce reports feeling stressed because of ineffective…

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Tools to Improve Employee Communication | Pingboard

Employee Engagement: Definition, Measurement + Survey

Our friends at HR Basics create helpful YouTube videos that cover everything you need to know about a particular human resource management topics. This transcribed video helps companies understand and increase employee engagement.   Use this survey to gauge employee engagement today!   What is Employee Engagement In today’s HR Basics, we explore employee engagement, what it means to be…

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Gamify Onboarding – Make New Employee’s Learning Process Fun

Starting a new job is an exciting milestone for many people. But with so much to learn about the company and so many new faces to remember, it can also be equally overwhelming to be the new kid on the block. You can help your new hires get acclimated to their team and the organization as a whole by “gamifying”…

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Gamify Onboarding - Make New Employee’s Learning Process Fun | Pingboard