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32 Words to Describe Your Company Culture

If you could describe your company culture in one word, what would it be? A company’s culture is the character and personality of an organization. It refers to how people interact, collaborate, and get along within the workplace. Though it may sound somewhat ambiguous, company culture is extremely important for many reasons. It attracts talent, increases engagement, and helps ensure…

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How to Determine Span of Control (+ Control Planning Template)

Span of Control Definition Span of control—the number of employees managed by a single supervisor—varies from company to company, and also from team to team within the same company. In some organizations, many will report to the CEO or president; in others, there may be many reporting levels and fewer direct reports to each leader.  There’s no perfect number of…

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How to Engage Your Gen Z Employees

Generation Z—comprised of individuals born between 1995 and the early 2000s—is entering the workforce in great numbers. In fact, according to ManpowerGroup research, by 2020, Gen Z will comprise 24 percent of the global workforce. Like the generations before them, Gen Z employees have characteristics that make them unique. More specifically, Gen Zers’ preferences for how they communicate and work…

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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

How to Onboard New Employees + Onboarding Checklist

Employee onboarding is the process of providing new hires with the resources they need to successfully integrate with a company, culture, and new role. It’s an important opportunity for employers to make a good first impression and to set their new hires up for success—and doing it well is the key to retaining and engaging top talent. According to research…

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13 Creative Employee Engagement Activities (That Aren’t Cheesy)

Engaged employees are much happier and more motivated at work, and it shows in their performance. A Gallup survey reported that highly engaged teams are 21 percent more productive on a daily basis—and that’s not all. Research shows that employee engagement makes teams more profitable, reduces voluntary turnover, and leads to better outcomes all around. What’s more, disengaged employees cost…

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13 Creative Employee Engagement Activities (That Aren't Cheesy)

Guide to Succession Plans + Succession Planning Templates

Succession planning is the process of identifying high-potential employees for key leadership roles within an organization and developing those individuals to ensure readiness to advance. Creating an effective succession plan requires both anticipating the needs of the business and determining how to ensure a steady flow of individuals who are ready to lead the organization.

Guide to Succession Plans | Pingboard

How to Set Professional Development Goals + Template

Professional development goals are objectives that employees set in order to learn and improve in the workplace—and they’re extremely important for engaging and retaining talent. In fact, career goals are so important that a survey of the current job market revealed 86 percent of professionals said they would change jobs if they were offered more opportunities for professional development.  Setting…

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How to Set Professional Development Goals | Pingboard

HR Tips for Effectively Managing Remote Employees

Remote employees and teams are becoming increasingly common. After all, modern technology makes it possible for employees to work from almost any location or time zone. A global study found that 70 percent of employees work outside the office at least one day a week, and 53 percent work remotely for at least half of the week. Many employees who…

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HR Tips for Effectively Managing Remote Employees | Pingboard

10 Employee Engagement Survey Questions (+ Template)

Employee engagement is commonly defined as the commitment an employee has to the company and its goals. Engagement in the workplace is powerful because when employees are engaged, they give extra effort, work more efficiently, and collaborate more. According to a Gallup study, more engaged work teams yield higher productivity, higher profitability, and more satisfied customers than less engaged work…

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10 Employee Engagement Survey Questions (+ Template)