Telecommuting and Company Culture: The Real Impact

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(Editor’s note: In keeping with our recent telecommuting theme, Jessica Halcom from TechnologyAdvice shares her thoughts on telecommuting’s impact on company culture.) Today’s employees work from a smorgasbord of cloud-based systems and take business calls on a native smartphone app, making it easy to work from any location. Throw a few team collaboration tools like […]

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Building Engagement Among Your Remote Workforce

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(Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of posts on the topic of remote workers. Check out the other two blogs here and here.) It’s 8:30 AM, and you’re nestled in your favorite sweats, looking out your window at your picturesque backyard flower beds, sipping your favorite brand of tea. Ahhh, sounds amazing. […]

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Best Software For Staying Connected To Remote Workers

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(Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of posts on the topic of remote workers. Check out the other two blogs here and here.) The need to find tools for managing remote workers is becoming increasingly important for several reasons. For starters, remote workers now constitute 37 percent of the U.S. workforce—a four-fold […]

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10 Simple Hacks to Have a Better Day at Work

Ways to Have A Better Work day

Having a great career, achieving your goals, and living a rich life—it all comes down to winning the day. And winning the day requires making the right decisions, moment by moment. Here are ten simple hacks to help you win the day, every day. 1. Plan Your Day the Night Before Planning is essential—no mystery […]

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3 Areas Where Your Small Business May Need Professional Help

Professional Help for Your Business

When you start a business, it’s natural to take on many different responsibilities and wear multiple hats. And, once you’re in the habit of doing everything yourself, it can be tough to relinquish that level of control. Still, at some point, it makes sense to bring in outside professional help for certain tasks. Not doing […]

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Employee Engagement: Whose responsibility is it?

Employee engagement

It’s easy to point the finger when it comes to employee engagement. Employees look to the organization to provide meaningful work. The organization looks to employees to find meaning in their work. But like any mutually beneficial relationship, effective workplace engagement requires active participation from both parties. HR—who often handles organizational engagement—needs to create a […]

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No Excuses: If HR Wants to Be Seen as a Strategic Business Unit, Then It Has to Start Acting Like One

Strategic HR can feel like a climb, much like this guy summiting a mountain.

Originally published on Recruiter.com by Matthew Kosinski:  I’ve seen that term “strategic HR” thrown around so much in recent months that I’m starting to worry it’s slipping into buzzword territory – and there’s no quicker way to ensure something doesn’t get done than to turn it into a buzzword. Once that happens, all we have to […]

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5 Reasons To Train Your Employees

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“We are committed to extending education and development programs to associates at all levels of the organization. The success of The Coca-Cola Company depends on every employee in the organization. It is people who make the magic happen…” This is the confession Coca-Cola Company put on its website. So what makes their executives believe in […]

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