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People analytics: How to use HR data to drive business results

People analytics deliver actionable insights to improve the way your organization does business – and the impact HR has on the bottom line. Today’s CHROs make data-driven decisions that have a ...

By Amanda Wowk


How to lead remote teams: Tips and tools for managers

Managers are looking for extra guidance during this unquestionably strange time. How can they best support their people, while still making sure that productivity and engagement stay high? Here’s so...

By Catherine Thurtle


How retail brands are adapting the Black Friday shopping experience for 2020

Brands will have to adapt to a very different Black Friday this year, with safety a key priority. Find out the steps businesses are taking to navigate one of the busiest seasons of the year. If you...

By Meena Toor


Building resilience in healthcare workers

Healthcare professionals are under pressure like never before. What can leaders and their teams do to strengthen their personal and professional resilience, during and beyond the coronavirus pandemic?...

By Sarah Fisher


A guide to supporting inclusion at 6 critical employee milestones

Many organizations are collecting data to understand where they are when it comes to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Here’s how to apply those insights to build inclusive workplace practices and s...

By Amanda Wowk


Employee feedback examples using formal, informal, and constructive techniques

Take charge of your employee feedback with examples of exceptional feedback, tips for successful employee discussions and activities to improve your company culture. Related: Learn about the value ...

By Meena Toor

How to build the business case for your DEI strategy

Now is the time to invest in building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. Here’s how to speak the language of your leadership team to get buy-in for your DEI program. Successfully buil...

By Amanda Wowk


How socioeconomics is impacting your workforce: What every leader should know

History has shown that in uncertain times, social and economic factors impact the workforce at high levels. As personal and professional begin to overlap for most employees — these outside factors w...

By Bill Erickson


An astronaut's advice: 6 ways to thrive in isolation and dream big

British astronaut Tim Peake explains how the lessons he’s learned in space can be applied to our own challenges here on Earth. And the best way to handle anxieties around returning to a new normal. ...

By Catherine Thurtle


Employee evaluation forms: how to get started + free survey template

Ready to formalize – and standardize – your performance management process? Use these tips to create and customize an employee evaluation form that works for your organization. Help your employ...

By Amanda Wowk


10 strategies for developing a strong leader

While some character traits indicate an inclination toward leadership capability, it is still a skill, and skills must be developed in order to unleash their true power. I didn’t wake up one morn...

By John Rampton


Welcome-from-home: HR’s guide to onboarding employees remotely

Demystify the remote onboarding process with these tips – and make your employee experience memorable from day one. As many talent acquisition teams (and hiring managers) around the world have pi...

By Amanda Wowk

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