Category: Talent

Employee feedback, compliance, government forms, leave policies, recruiting: the list of tasks that an HR professional have to perform is nearly endless. Just as important as any one task is how professionals put them all together into a united front. Welcome to the Strategic HR topic.

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3 Ways to Capture Meeting Notes

Aside from very informal, quick discussions, taking notes in meetings is essential. It’s important to capture not only the discussion but also the key decisions and action items generated during the meeting.

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Leadership: Is It Possible to Get Too Close to Your Employees?

Employee morale and engagement are difficult to measure, but they can be a huge boost to an organization’s productivity, not to mention retention. Fostering strong relationships among teams is a great way to boost morale and engagement, which includes the boss and peer-level team members. But can bosses be too friendly with their staff? Research suggests they […]

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Communicating with Workers Before Bringing Them Back

For some employers across the nation, you may have already had the chance to bring workers back only to shutter your doors once more due to rising coronavirus cases in your state or city. Unfortunately, there are no clear answers as to when the workforce will fully be able to return, but it always helps […]

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Efficiencies Through Technology: Creating a New Breed of Manager

In today’s disruptive and challenging business environment, the role of manager has rarely been so important. Increasingly, success and stability depend on the decision-makers for each line of business—from finance to operations and HR—being able to analyze the data at their disposal. Crucially, managers then need to collaborate and pull together to respond as one […]

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Benefits to a Shorter Workweek

Has your organization considered adopting a shorter workweek? With all of the changes we’re facing amid the pandemic, there are a lot of nontraditional suggestions being considered by large and small organizations alike. A shorter workweek is one option on the table for some companies.