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41% of managers let workers set their own hours

Companies are embracing new ways of working, but are they ready to ditch the traditional eight-hour workday?

Does an employee’s passion for a job = success in that job?

Your most passionate employees may not necessarily be your top performers.

Remote work: Solving ‘the Great Disconnect’

A study of 61,000 Microsoft workers who were sent home to work during the pandemic found that those employees spent 25% less time collaborating with co-workers.

Writing job descriptions: An 8-question checklist

Inaccurate or incomplete job descriptions can create costly legal risks. Here are eight questions managers should ask themselves when drafting a job description.

Snapshot: Remote work declined steadily throughout 2021

The percentage of employees who work remotely at least some of the time has fallen by half since January.

5 tips to get the most out of employees’ annual evaluations

How do you handle a performance review that involves some news employees won’t necessarily welcome?

The Great Resignation: What it means for you

Every economic era comes with a label. In the 1930s, there was the Great Depression. The Great Recession followed the housing and stock crashes of 2008. Now we have a new moniker, this one tailored to the market-shaping power of the coronavirus.

6 recommendations to find and retain top-tier talent

In today’s tight labor market, finding and keeping talent is a business imperative. The Conference Board offers these recommendations to recruit and retain the talent organizations need to succeed, especially in an environment of remote and hybrid work.

There’s no excuse to put off conducting ‘stay interviews’

Stay interviews are a way for leaders to have open discussions about what may tempt team members to exit the organization. As simple and as effective as this practice is, it’s too often forgotten, overlooked or ignored. Don’t let any of these excuses keep you from conducting stay interviews.

Millennial bosses have highest rates of burnout

Millennial managers, ages 26-40, are significantly more likely to say they are burned out than managers of any other generation, according to new research by MetLife.