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Top Influencers Working in HR Tech Companies Today

Across the HR tech landscape, there are a number of individuals who provide thought leadership and fresh voices on how to solve problems in the world of work with unique technology solutions. Here are some of the top influencers working in HR tech, all of whom use a variety of different platforms to engage with professionals who work in HR,…

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Top 6 Apps to Integrate with Org Chart Software

Live org charts provide a wealth of features and benefits, such as employee profiles, flexible org chart design that changes with the organization as it grows, and the ability to share org charts for workforce planning purposes. When integrated with HRIS, identity management, and collaboration apps, live org charts can do even more. They automatically update to reflect the org…

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The Importance of Data Integrity in HR Systems

HR systems have come a long way since companies first began automating basic HR and recruiting processes in the 1990s and early 2000s. Desktop HR systems have evolved and relocated to the cloud, offering users better access to more data. According to PWC, 73 percent of companies have at least one cloud-based HR application, and many have shifted several HR…

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Growth Planning: Include Others Outside The C-Suite

While it’s true that the C-suite bears considerable responsibility for providing strategic direction for any business, there can be many benefits to including other individuals in company decision-making activities. In fact, one research study found that teams that engage in inclusive decision-making make better business decisions 87 percent of the time, and they also make decisions faster and with fewer…

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5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong with Org Charts

Many companies use org charts, mainly to illustrate reporting relationships and show where work gets done in the organization. However, there are many more uses and benefits associated with org charts. We’ll dispel some of the myths and describe the five things people commonly get wrong when it comes to org charts: 1. Limiting Org Charts to Showing Reporting Relationships…

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The Real Value of Engaged Employees

Employee engagement is often a top goal of organizations, as it holds the keys to stronger organizational performance. When employees are motivated to do their best work, the company realizes a range of benefits that help it innovate and grow. However, according to Gallup, only 33 percent of US employees are engaged at work, suggesting there is work to do…

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4 TED Talks That Anyone Focusing on Workforce Planning Should Watch

Since they became free and accessible online beginning in 2006, TED talks now number over 2,700 and cover a range of topics, from business to world culture, and many subjects in between. The delivery of insightful, inspiring ideas via short talks captured on video has garnered over 3 million views a day from around the world. TED talks can be…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Effective Accountability Charts

Org charts are not just for names in a box and the lines that show reporting relationships. They can also be used to differentiate teams and illustrate accountabilities, both functionally and geographically. Org charts that clearly define individual and team accountabilities also explain which roles hold responsibilities for various functions, projects, and geographies, helping to support improved efficiency and enhanced…

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3 Unexpected Downfalls of Traditional Static Org Charts

Org charts provide a useful way of illustrating organizational structure and showing where individual and team accountabilities lie. When many people think of an org chart, they think of traditional static org charts that connect lines and boxes, showing who reports to whom. However, these org charts are usually almost always out of date and normally not trusted by your…

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3 Real-Life Lessons About Workforce Planning

The relationship between employees and employers has changed considerably. Low unemployment and plentiful job creation that outpaces available talent have created a new environment. Today’s employees, especially millennials, are willing to change jobs in favor of new ones that meet their career-development, compensation, and other aspirations. In fact, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that nearly 3.4 million Americans…

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