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6 Signs Your Org Charts Need Help Now!

Company org charts are useful in several ways, from helping with organizational planning and onboarding new hires to teaching employees who’s who in the organization. However, despite the benefits of keeping an up-to-date org chart, many companies either utilize one that’s outdated and inaccurate—or they have no org chart at all! If this sounds familiar, your company org chart may…

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The Best Advice You Could Ever Get About Talent Management

More than a buzzword, talent management is a strategy designed to help companies attract and retain productive, engaged employees. As many organizations have already discovered, effective talent management makes good business sense. One survey found that companies with strong talent management practices increased their revenue 2.2 times faster and increased profit 1.5 times faster than companies without an effective talent…

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6 Simple Secrets to Know Before Building Your Next Org Chart

Employees and teams at successful companies rely on good, basic communication to achieve efficiency and productivity goals. But even at successful companies, that communication can bog them down. A 2012 study by McKinsey Global Institute found out just how much time some basic communication tasks can take: The average interaction worker spends an estimated 28 percent of the workweek managing e-mail…

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Create Organizational Alignment AND Keep Your Sanity

Think of today’s most successful organizations. While they likely have multiple commonalities, one thing stands out: All of today’s most successful organizations are exceptionally well-aligned. What does it mean to be aligned as an organization? To create alignment, everything at your organization—your strategy, team, product, capabilities, processes, and so on—should be aligned in support of the organization’s core purpose and…

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Org Chart Templates: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Every employee, from workers on the front lines all the way to the C-suite, wants to believe their efforts are important and appreciated. Yet, a recent survey by AttaCoin found that only 53 percent of employees feel appreciated. In a glass-half-full kind of way, that means a majority of workers feel content that they are being recognized in some way…

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From Static to Ecstatic: How Live Org Charts Drive Employee Engagement

The research is clear: When employees are engaged at work, they are happier, more productive, and more likely to stay and enjoy their current jobs rather than jump ship. Moreover, enthusiastic employees with positive attitudes about the company influence the customer experience, thus strengthening the opportunity to earn repeat business and develop customer advocates. In fact, companies with employees who…

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5 Resources That Will Take Your Employee Engagement to the Next Level

Employee turnover is costly—human resources departments and the companies they serve know this. Yet, seeing the estimated number really makes the problem hit home. According to the Work Institute, turnover costs American companies $325 billion annually. Yikes. The Work Institute arrived at this incredible statistic by first establishing that replacing a single employee requires one-third of that person’s annual salary….

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The Future of Workforce Planning: How Not to Be Left Behind

According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, an estimated 3.2 million Americans quit their jobs in January 2018. This stat doesn’t reflect layoffs—just people who voluntarily left their employment, many for other opportunities. When broken down by industry, leisure/hospitality and professional services were 1-2, respectively, in the number of quits. And these numbers are consistent over the past year ……

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5 Reasons You Are Failing at Employee Engagement

“What we all want from work is to be valued members of a winning team on an inspiring mission.” Graham Weston, a co-founder of Rackspace, said those words during a 2010 TEDx talk. This popular quote speaks volumes about how employee engagement can drive organizational success—and how a lack of it can impede progress. Most companies, and their human resources…

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Who Are These People? Overcoming the Distance in Remote Employee Management

A 2017 Gallup report discovered that 43 percent of American employees work remotely at least occasionally, of which about 3 in 10 do so more than 80 percent of the time. These numbers increased from 2012, and the trend shows no signs of slowing down. Here’s the other side of this remote workplace surge: You get an email from a…

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