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Communication

4 ways HR can make life easier for employees

04/28/2020
It’s time for your inner HR hero to emerge! Here are four things you can do right now to help co-workers weather the coronavirus chaos.

Build connection & support with creative WFH ideas

04/24/2020
When Homes.com, a 400-employee Virginia company, went all remote in March, company leaders launched a plan to provide emotional support, boost morale and recognize achievement.

3 ways to make silence speak

04/22/2020
Let’s face it: Some employees love to participate during meetings and conference calls, and others don’t. The trick is to give everyone a chance to make a real contribution—and to establish a value for silence, too.

To Zoom or not to Zoom: Videoconference security issues addressed

04/14/2020
Increasingly, organizations are turning to Zoom to enable the necessary videoconferencing capabilities that make recent shifts possible. But, is that the right move?

With virus, handshakes are so 2019

04/08/2020
What was once a standard and reflexive way to meet, greet, part ways, close deals and congratulate may now be coming to an end.

Say goodbye on good terms when forced to downsize

03/24/2020
If you’re contemplating a layoff, you’ve no doubt given some thought to which employees you want to let go—and which ones you absolutely must retain. But know this: Every time an organization lays off even a few employees, voluntary turnover jumps in response—and the ones who choose to leave are most likely employees you intended to keep.

3 challenges for global teams

03/11/2020
Teams consisting of globally dispersed employees are becoming the norm these days. And that kind of diversity can be hugely beneficial to organizations, in terms of innovation, problem-solving and customer service. However, cross-cultural communication can pose significant challenges for team members.

2 simple steps to make your next meeting a success

03/05/2020
To ensure your next meeting produces results, the Harvard Business Review urges two critical steps.

Survey: Workers want info on financial performance

02/18/2020
Should companies open their books to employees? New research from global staffing firm Robert Half Management Resources shows a majority of workers—82%—are interested in hearing about their organization’s financial performance.

How to collaborate with virtual co-workers

02/18/2020
If you work virtually—or others on your team do—follow this advice to make collaboration simpler and more effective.