Tag: employee productivity

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How One Organization Recruited and Onboarded During the Pandemic

While many organizations scaled back on hiring during the pandemic, there were many that did the opposite. What was their experience like? How did they handle onboarding? Today, we have a Q&A with Todd Cunningham, chief people officer at AvidXchange.

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What Is HCM?

Have you heard of human capital management (HCM)? HCM refers to the entire suite of activities an organization undertakes to optimize and maximize the value derived from the organization’s employees. Essentially, HCM strives to make recruiting employees, managing employees, and employee productivity as optimal as possible.

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Outside Stresses That Impact Work Performance

Employers know that workplace stress can lead to burnout, a situation best avoided! But stressors outside of the workplace can also cause problems within the workplace. Employers should be aware of the common life stressors that could significantly impact employee productivity and have ways to reduce these impacts.

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How to Avoid Interruptions at Work and Manage Time Effectively

In a previous post, we discussed the high cost of workplace interruptions. Specifically, we referenced data from Basex research, demonstrating that interruptions cost the U.S. economy $588 billion per year, as well as research from employees reporting that interruptions cost them between 3 and 5 hours of productivity each day.

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Working Parents Suffering Pandemic Stress, But Employers Can Help

Most employers agree that a diverse workplace benefits from the insights and skills of working parents. After all, parents are often the ones who know best how to relate to coworkers, clients, and customers who are also parents. And it’s the working parents who often have mastered the art (science?) of juggling tasks and getting […]

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What Is Productivity Monitoring?

Productivity monitoring is a method for watching employee productivity levels throughout the workday. It has gained attention in recent months as a greater percentage of the workforce has begun working remotely, thus prompting employers’ desire to have more visibility into remote employees’ activities are during the workday.

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Are Collaboration Apps Crippling Employee Productivity?

Organizations frequently saturate their app ecosystems with collaboration tools because they allow employees to create a space for the sharing of ideas and opinions in the workplace and participate in work-based conversations using their mobile devices.

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March Madness Boosts Morale

The NCAA college basketball tournaments, otherwise known as March Madness, are right around the corner. The “First Four” games are slated to kick off March 17–18, 2020, which is just the beginning of this 3-week event. If you’re concerned that your employees will be spending more time filling out their brackets instead of being productive, […]