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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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How to Protect Your Remote Workforce from Becoming Unengaged

Is remote work becoming the new normal? According to The State of the Remote Job Marketplace report by FlexJobs, 3.9 million U.S. employees, or 2.9 percent of the total U.S. workforce, work from home at least half of the time—and that number is rising. With the remote workforce expanding each year, employers are looking to develop proactive strategies to help…

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How to Identify Problems with Your Corporate Reorganization

In an age when companies experience all sorts of change, at some point, a corporate reorganization may be in the cards. A corporate reorganization often impacts people across the entire organization, as well as key processes and the tools employees use to perform their work. However, many corporate reorganizations encounter a range of problems such as disengaged employees and misaligned…

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The Greatest Management Tool…Your Org Chart?

People tend to think of company org charts in the wrong way, often still viewing them as the static, outdated versions of the past. Because of this mind-set, many don’t realize that the org chart can actually be one of a company’s greatest assets. There are many inherent benefits to embracing the org chart as a management tool. And despite…

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4 Unusual Ways to Boost Employee Engagement

Healthy employee engagement is good for any business, as committed, dedicated employees are more likely to help the organization achieve its goals. In fact, a study by Gallup found that business units with high employee engagement are 21 percent more productive than those with low engagement. However, many organizations struggle to attain their desired level of employee engagement. Though engagement…

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