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    5 Best Practices for Employee Offboarding

    How warm is the reception for your new employees? Now, ask yourself how warm the reception is for your outgoing employees? New employees are welcomed aboard with well-thought-out processes in-place and lots of smiles and positivity. Yet many times outgoing employees don't receive the same attention, especially when it comes to the offboarding ...
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    How to Keep Your Millennial Employees Happy

    Bad work ethic. No loyalty. Entitlement issues. Millennials often get labeled with these stereotypes, none of which are based on facts. According to the Society for Human Resource Management, when it comes to job satisfaction Millennials are no different from any other generation; they want to do a good job, have job security and be able to grow ...
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    3 Reasons Why You Can't Ignore Succession Planning

    No company should be without a succession plan. These plans not only review employee performance but guide your employees along their chosen career path (ideally with your company). Succession planning should be a commonplace for every business. 
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    A Day in the Life: Integrated HR Systems vs. Not Integrated

    Software is meant to make your job easier, but if it's not built by coding professionals who "get" the HR world, the technology can't perform at its highest level. The integrations and data transfer portion of HR software is often the sticking point for companies getting into the smart HR world. If the integrations are well built and nimble, your ...
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    Simple Steps to Improve Employee Performance Goals

    When a workforce is struggling to meet performance goals, it's a symptom of a larger problem. Whether that's poor leadership, bad communication or a lack of clarity about expectations, everyone suffers when goals aren't met and performance management is poor. Consider these questions:
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    Why Company Culture Impacts Your Turnover

    More than ever before, employees have the upper hand in the employment game. They have information (just take a look at Glassdoor or Indeed company reviews) and more options (ahem, hello record-low unemployment) than ever before. Plus, companies that are willing to offer attractive benefits like generous leave, flexible working and a rewarding ...
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    What Era Is Your HR Department Operating In?

    The modern age of HR began during the industrial age, when unions were gaining power and employers had to start answering to their employees. That was in the early 20th century, while we respect originals, we hope you're not still operating like an originalist.
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    Tips for Handling Too Few Applications

    The job market is on fire, and candidates are low. It's summertime, so if you're in construction or agriculture, a departing employee leaves a massive hole on your team. You've got jobs to complete, milestones to hit and now, a qualified person to hire - STAT. But with the most qualified candidates already working on full tilt, and not even ...
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    How to Convince Your CFO to Upgrade Your HR Software

    According to research by CEB, five to six people are typically involved in most purchasing decisions within a company - including HR-focused software. Long before you sign on the dotted line, there’s one decision-maker you’re likely to need to bring into the discussion: the CFO (or controller, accountant, bookkeeper, etc.).
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