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Make sure employees have the tools they need to work from home

03/24/2020
As concerns over the coronavirus continue to mount, many companies now require employees to work from home. To maximize productivity during this challenging time, employers must ensure that workers have what they need to function in a remote environment.

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.

Poll: Coronavirus effect on work may depend on pay

03/24/2020
Highly paid employees feel the effects of the coronavirus crisis in very different ways than low-wage workers, according to a new Harris poll.

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.

Internal mobility key to attracting, retaining workers

03/10/2020
Promoting internal career opportunities is one of the best ways for HR to attract new employees and retain existing staff, according to research by the Gartner consulting firm.

Solve labor shortage by making your company stand out to applicants

03/10/2020
The traditional solution to labor shortages has been higher pay. That may no longer be enough. Skilled employees in some positions are in such short supply that it may take more than money to lure top talent.

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.

How top employers attract, retain blue-collar workers

03/03/2020
Last week we brought you news from The Conference Board that American employers will continue to struggle to find enough blue-collar workers for the foreseeable future. Some employers, however, are succeeding in attracting and retaining the laborers and tradespeople they need.

The culture checklist: 8 steps to recruit & retain the best

02/27/2020
Deb Boelkes, author of The WOW Factor Workplace, suggests managers look at these eight factors to measure their role in creating a great workplace.

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.