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Workforce Planning in 2019: 4 Trends to Watch

In an ever-evolving business environment, it’s challenging for companies to plan ahead and anticipate their future needs. That said, a strategic workforce plan can ensure you’re prepared for what’s next and that all the right talent and skills are in place to help your company thrive. There are many benefits to effective workforce planning—as well as many reasons why poor…

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12 Org Chart Software Upgrades Worth Paying For

The right org chart software (with the right features) can be an indispensable resource for your organization. Live org charts increase efficiency, improve the onboarding process, support workforce planning efforts, and enhance company culture. If you’re thinking about investing in org chart software, but you’re hesitant about the cost, we’re here to tell you this: Some upgrades are definitely worth…

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6 Tips for Managing Employees Through a Reorg

  Company reorgs aren’t any fun. Sure, there’s hope that the light at the end of the tunnel will be worth it, but the process of continuing business during the reorg can be painful. Employees are generally uptight, management is stressed, resources are strained and everything seems up in the air. But this doesn’t have to be the case. Reorgs…

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6 Tips for Managing Employees through A Reorg

What Your Remote Employees Aren’t Telling You

Remote work arrangements are becoming more commonplace, with companies increasingly relying on an agile workforce that extends beyond the boundaries of a physical office space. In a 2018 survey of hiring managers, 63 percent of managers said they already have a remote employee on their team, and 38 percent of managers predict that their employees will be predominately remote by…

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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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10 Ways to Use Your Org Chart for Planning

How Are Org Charts Used? When we think of the company organizational chart, we often imagine the boxes and lines that help illustrate an organization’s structure. Some of us use them and some of us would need half an hour to find it. For those who do use the org chart, how are they using them? We conducted our own…

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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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