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Key Roles and Responsibilities in an HR Department

The human resources department is responsible for designing and implementing HR programs and policies that help company leaders better manage the workforce. HR managers often play a role that is both strategic and operational, with an overall goal of building and developing a workforce that is capable of helping the company meet its goals. For the C-suite, the human resources…

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Key Roles and Responsibilities in an HR Department

5 Tips for Managing Employees More Efficiently

There are many factors that contribute to the overall success of an organization, from strategy and execution to company leadership. Employee management is a big contributor to success as a whole. When employees are effectively managed, they’re much more likely to be engaged and productive—but being a great manager is easier said than done. If you’re looking for insights on…

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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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Why HR is Important

Having come a long way since traditional “personnel,” HR is a critical business function that helps companies succeed in hiring employees, keeping them engaged, and supporting their growth and development. Given the many activities in the workplace that are impacted by HR, there’s a good chance that there are some that not everyone knows about. Here are 10 key reasons…

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Build Dynamic Org Charts with Pingboard’s BambooHR Integration

We’re excited to share with you that we’ve built a BambooHR integration for Pingboard! It joins our growing list of HR software integrations, letting our tools play together even more nicely than before. This means that if you’re a current Pingboard customer who uses BambooHR, you’ll have less manual work to do!  Why this integration matters Previously, if you wanted…

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Measuring Employee Engagement: 7 Characteristics to Look For

Gauging how engaged your team is can be just as difficult as implementing an employee engagement program from scratch. There are so many ways you can go about measuring employee engagement. You can look at quantitative data such as how many employees showed up to your last happy hour or how many Slack messages were sent in non-business-related channels. You…

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Measuring Employee Engagement: 7 Characteristics to Look For | Pingboard

4 Ways to Optimize Your Org Chart in 30 Minutes

Are you looking for ways to breathe some life into your org chart? You aren’t alone. Many companies have a lackluster, ineffective org chart that isn’t being used for much of anything. Static old-school org charts are often outdated (based on technology and employee information) and difficult to access. By making a few critical changes, you can enhance your company…

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8 Questions to Gauge Your Employee Onboarding Process

Let’s face it: By the time your new employee starts their first day, you’ve spent hours vetting them, interviewing them, and preparing their paperwork. You’ve already invested a lot of time in your new hire, and as you already know, that doesn’t slow down as their first day comes around. That’s why an effective employee onboarding process can make all…

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8 Questions to Gauge Your Employee Onboarding Process

How Workforce Planning with Org Charts Helps Engage Employees

Employee engagement is highly valued by top-performing companies for a good reason: Engaged employees demonstrate their commitment to company goals through exceptional effort and results. Research shows that engaged teams are more profitable, have lower turnover, and yield more satisfied customers than less engaged teams. A great way to improve your employee engagement is to actively involve your team in…

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6 Simple Things Every Reorganization Needs to Succeed

Let’s face it: Nobody actually enjoys a corporate reorganization. While they can be an exciting time for a growing business, there are a myriad of reasons why reorgs tend to go south. Common struggles like disengaged employees, misaligned teams, and a bustling rumor mill present a range of problems for leaders to address. Humans are, ultimately, creatures of habit. We…

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