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How Technology Is Changing Human Resources

Like so many other industries before it, human resources (HR) has been experiencing a period of rapid digital transformation over the last few years. Technological advancements are empowering HR departments to upgrade legacy systems, refresh outdated processes, and automate manual tasks that take time away from the more meaningful work. In fact, a study recently revealed that 97 percent of…

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Organizing a Remote Workforce: Hiring, Onboarding, and Keeping Track of Everyone

Over the years, remote working has transformed from a once-in-a-while occurrence to an increasingly common work arrangement. A global study of full-time professionals across 96 countries found that 70 percent of employees work at least one day a week remotely. And the trend is moving toward more remote work arrangements. According to the 2018 Flexjobs State of the Remote Job…

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Growth Planning Guide: 4 Tips for Executives at Expanding Companies

Company growth is exciting for everyone involved: it’s encouraging to see a company’s vision coming to life as business grows and profits rise. Despite the benefits of company growth, managing a rapidly expanding business is certainly not without its challenges and potential pain points. In fact, executives often find it very difficult to manage the needs of a growing business….

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Accountability Charts vs. Org Charts: A Primer

How individuals are organized around work and responsibilities matters greatly for any organization. In fact, in a Deloitte survey of corporate business leaders, 92 percent named organizational structure and design as one of the most important business priorities they face. There are many ways to illustrate organizational structure, but perhaps two of the most common are organizational charts and accountability…

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70% of Tech Employees Don’t Trust HR

A recent survey revealed that more than 70 percent of tech employees do not trust the HR department. Yikes. Unfortunately, this sentiment is fairly common in the workplace. HR is often accused of protecting the best interests of the employer, rather than those of the employees. It goes without saying that this negative perception impacts the work environment, not to…

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5 Steps to Taking Your Org Chart from Useless to Useful

Traditional company org charts can help explain reporting relationships and team accountabilities, but for many organizations, they aren’t all that useful. Why? Because a traditional static org chart isn’t dynamic, doesn’t reveal much about people or teams beyond who reports to whom, and quickly falls out of date as soon as an employee joins the company, leaves, or changes roles….

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How to Prevent Employee Engagement Drop-Off

It goes without saying that employees are the heartbeat of every organization. A business is only as good as the team that’s working behind the scenes to get the job done. When people are happy with their jobs, it’s directly reflected in their performance. Happy employees are motivated to work harder (and smarter) for their employers. And strong employee engagement…

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6 Reasons Why Poor Workforce Planning Stunts Growth

Effective workforce planning occurs when an organization considers both internal and external factors to determine its future staffing needs and long-term organizational structure. This type of planning offers a range of benefits. It can help to ensure that the company has the talent it needs, where it needs it, and when. It also helps employees remain productive and engaged, and…

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How Strong Employee Management Leads to Continued Growth

Organizational growth comes hand in hand with change, and change must be managed properly to keep employees focused and engaged. Growing organizations encounter a range of challenges associated with keeping employees productive and committed to their work and the company. One study found that startups in high-growth mode typically experience a culture shift between years three and four of operation…

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5 Ways a Live Org Chart Can Benefit Your Organization

A live org chart offers a range of benefits that traditional, static org charts do not. A live org chart provides organizations with improved flexibility, real-time updates, and detailed information about employees, which in turn helps employees understand where they and others fit into the broader organization. However, as with other technology solutions, a live org chart can only deliver…

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