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How Live Org Charts Streamline Company Directory Management

The company directory, as we used to know it, has changed. As technology advances, an increasing number of organizations are transitioning away from old-school directories that are underused and ineffective. Instead, they’re moving toward more modern solutions in order to streamline and enhance their company directory management efforts. If you’re wondering what was wrong with the original employee directory methods,…

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Workforce Planning in 2019: 4 Trends to Watch

In an ever-evolving business environment, it’s challenging for companies to plan ahead and anticipate their future needs. That said, a strategic workforce plan can ensure you’re prepared for what’s next and that all the right talent and skills are in place to help your company thrive. There are many benefits to effective workforce planning—as well as many reasons why poor…

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12 Org Chart Software Upgrades Worth Paying For

The right org chart software (with the right features) can be an indispensable resource for your organization. Live org charts increase efficiency, improve the onboarding process, support workforce planning efforts, and enhance company culture. If you’re thinking about investing in org chart software, but you’re hesitant about the cost, we’re here to tell you this: Some upgrades are definitely worth…

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What Your Remote Employees Aren’t Telling You

Remote work arrangements are becoming more commonplace, with companies increasingly relying on an agile workforce that extends beyond the boundaries of a physical office space. In a 2018 survey of hiring managers, 63 percent of managers said they already have a remote employee on their team, and 38 percent of managers predict that their employees will be predominately remote by…

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How to Connect Your Dispersed Workforce

The dispersed workforce is growing all the time—and it’s here to stay. Today, 70 percent of U.S. workers do at least some of their work remotely. And what’s more, by 2022, experts predict that 42.5 percent of the global workforce will be remote. Remote employees love the flexible schedule and ability to work from any location, but they’re missing the…

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What to Look for in Your Next Org Chart Software

When it comes to your company org chart, it’s not about just having a document that reflects headcount and reporting relationships, but it’s also about having the right tool that accurately reflects the organization as it changes and grows. In a recent study by Deloitte, company leaders named organizational design as the most important factor affecting their business. Choosing the…

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How Your Employees Really Feel About Your Merger or Acquisition

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can be an exciting time for growing organizations—but they’re not always an exciting time for employees. With more and more companies merging and being acquired all the time, business leaders need to be cognizant of the impact these changes have on employees. In this article, we’ll share a little bit about the rise in M&A activity,…

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How a Live Org Chart Improves Employee Productivity

Productivity is a word that every business leader knows all too well. In order for a company to grow and thrive, it’s essential that employees are engaged, motivated, and productive at work. However, in recent years, employee productivity in the U.S. has been on the decline. This leaves employers scrambling, searching for ways to engage employees and motivate them to…

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7 Ways Your Org Chart Is Failing Your Company

Org charts can have real value when they support company strategy, employee productivity, and engagement. But if your org chart is little more than an illustration of who reports to whom, you could be missing out on opportunities to bring teams together and make more progress on your strategic goals. Traditional org charts have evolved quite a bit over the…

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5 Hacks to Set the Right Culture at Your High-Growth Startup

Culture is important for any organization. For high-growth startups that are moving fast and encountering a range of growth challenges at the same time, having a strong, positive culture is critically important. After all, it’s the attitudes and behavior of people that will set the tone for how work gets done and how quickly the organization will be able to…

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