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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

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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Engaged Employees Happy at Work

10+ Best Practices & Strategies for Cross-Functional Team Management

Leading companies know that strong cross-functional teams are central to building innovative solutions at a fast pace. At their best, cross-functional teams bring together top talent with different skill sets to develop, build, and market products that can launch a company far past the competition.  Managed incorrectly, though, these teams become a muddle of poor communication, pushed-back deadlines, and deliverables…

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10+ Best Practices & Strategies for Cross-Functional Team Management

7 Tips on How to Successfully Grow Your Business in 2020

Please enjoy this guest post from our friends at Connecteam Whether you run a small business or a massive enterprise, you are expected to have all the answers. From problem-solving to engaging employees to marketing to managing finances to delivering superb customer support and so much more.  You’ve probably gotten used to wearing a dozen different hats, but the bottom…

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7 Tips on How to Successfully Grow Your Business in 2020

When should hiring plans focus on internal recruiting vs. external hires?

When we hire at Pingboard, we always start by asking if there’s someone on our team who’d be a good fit for the role. Why? For starters, our people are awesome, and we’re invested in their growth. But – of course – during a period of growth, we need to hire people from outside the company to fill open roles….

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Pingboard Internal Hiring Tool