Working Hours Around the World [Infographic]

Working Hours Around the World

Working hours around the world vary significantly, which leads to a world of questions. We looked at data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) showing the average weekly working hours for workers in 35 countries across the globe. While the results offer insights into the different lengths nations work, the takeaways are […]

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Best Practices for Managing Remote Workers

Best Practices for Managing Remote Workers

Table of Contents How to Manage Remote Workers Strategies and Tools for Managing Remote Workers Strategies and Tools Checklist You know that cousin you haven’t spoken to in years? It’s not because you don’t like her—you just moved away from each other and lost touch. A month without contact turns into six months, then a […]

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The Definitive Guide to Exit Interviews

The Definitive Guide to Exit Interviews

People aren’t usually great at goodbyes, and work is no exception. Sometimes, you’re sad to see employees go because they are talented and you care about them personally. Other times, you might be relieved that they’re moving on to pastures you don’t have to shepherd. Either way, it’s crucial to treat these transitions with care, […]

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The Benefits of Internal Recruiting

The Benefits of Internal Recruiting

Hiring for a new or recently opened position can be a complicated and stressful process. A lot of effort goes into attracting, vetting, interviewing, and ultimately securing a candidate for the job. Even after all that, sometimes you end up with a candidate who isn’t a good fit, and the process starts all over again. […]

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Managing Millennials in the Workplace [Part 2]

Managing Millennials in the Workplace Part 2

The first article of this series (if you missed it, check it out here) explained why effectively managing millennials really just means effectively managing all of your employees, regardless of generation. A big part of being an effective manager is providing employees with the things they need to be satisfied and engaged at work—like fair […]

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Managing Millennials in the Workplace [Part 1]

Managing Millennials in the Workplace

As a millennial myself, I’ve always found the plethora of research on managing millennials in the workplace amusing. Trust me, I’m nowhere near interesting enough to warrant an entire area of study. And yet, here I am, bringing you another such article on how to handle the generation that now makes up the majority of […]

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Effective Employee Exit Interview Questions

Compelling Exit Interview Questions to Help Boost Retention

In an interview with SHRM several years ago, one employee described her experience of leaving a job after five years. See how this compares to your own employee exit interview questions. “Our HR rep had gotten the impression I was leaving because I was tired of the commute, but there was much more to it. Over […]

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Finding the Formula to Fight Absenteeism

Formula to Fight Absenteeism

Absenteeism is an unavoidable challenge in the workplace. But by learning more about the definition and causes of absenteeism and by studying the numbers behind your company’s absenteeism issues, you can gain an understanding of how big of a problem it is for your organization and what you can do about it. What Is Employee […]

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4 Tips For Better Employee Offboarding Process

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When you graduated and all your friends moved on to bigger and better things, you were excited for them. But it was still sad. It’s the same in your organization. Even if you know an employee is moving on to better opportunities, it’s still not fun to have to go through the offboarding process with them. […]

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Managing Millennials: Killing Some Common Conceptions

If the title of this piece seems a little dramatic for a post on managing millennials, don’t worry; it’s mostly for SEO purposes. I thought I’d take advantage of the recent press about millennials killing various industries, as this helpful tweet shows: If I had to guess, I’d say this isn’t the first article you’ve […]

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