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From Jack Dorsey to Jennifer Hyman, Here Are 15 Entrepreneurs on Productivity:

August 21, 2019 at 05:11 PM

Entrepreneurs: They're just like us. They, too, struggle to stay productive. The difference between the Alexa Von Tobels and Richard Bransons of the world and the rest of us, however, is that the most successful founders actively search for and use powerful productivity hacks to help them stay the course. In a new infographic,

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The Panel Question I Wasn't Expecting: A Closer Look at How Technology Changes Company Cultures

August 21, 2019 at 06:13 PM

While sitting on a panel at a recent HubSpot event, I was asked a question that made me stop and think. It was a simple, but powerful, question: "How will technology impact the future of work?" The question took me by surprise, largely because the panel's topic was company culture. However, the more I think about the question, the more I see it makes perfect sense: The proliferation of disruptive ...

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3 Reasons Why Tuition Assistance Is the Hot New Workplace Perk

August 19, 2019 at 08:51 PM

As many as 44.7 million Americans are dealing with student loan debt. If you add up all of the money owed, you'd reach an alarming total of $1.56 trillion dollars. Even in the face of this unfortunate reality, employees still prioritize continued education and professional development opportunities. Employers value employee education, too: To succeed ...

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Your Hiring Process Is Causing High Turnover

August 19, 2019 at 09:26 PM

Turnover is inevitable. New talent flows in, and old talent flows out. That's part of the healthy life cycle of any organization. But for some companies, turnover stops being a healthy process and becomes a serious issue. If employees stay with the company for a while and move on when it's time to take the next steps in their careers, that's one thing. If your organization is struggling to reach its goals because crucial positions keep turning up vacant, you have ...

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For a More Agile Enterprise, Start by Redesigning Your Performance Management Process

August 19, 2019 at 06:34 PM

According to Korn Ferry's 2018 report on the "World's Most Admired Companies" (WMACs), agility is the top priority of today's leading businesses, with 95 percent of WMACs saying it is a "critical" or "very important" focus. "Agility" refers to how companies successfully deal with the constant changes of 21st century business by becoming more adaptable and innovative. Instead of a traditional hierarchical, top-down, siloed structure, agile organizations are made up ...

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5 Easy Ways to Gauge Whether That Candidate Will Be the Right Fit

August 19, 2019 at 07:19 PM

The number of open jobs is currently greater than the number of unemployed job applicants on the hunt. The pool of candidates may be smaller than it has been in years, but hiring managers can't make bad decisions out of desperation. To build a high-performing team, you must be selective about which candidates you hire, no matter what the talent market looks like. As you embark on ...

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Student Debt Roundtable: How Organizations Need to Adapt

August 19, 2019 at 04:30 PM

In June, I met with Gradifi CEO David Chang, Broad Institute CPO Andy Porter, and Suffolk Construction Senior Manager of Total Rewards 

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So You Didn't Get the Job — but Every Failure Has a Silver Lining

August 16, 2019 at 08:10 PM

Article by Gemma Hartley Over the past month, I interviewed three times for a job I was sure I would get. It felt, from the moment I heard about it, as if it were tailored specifically for my qualifications. It was the perfect match for both my skills and passion, and each step forward I took in the hiring process assured me further that I was the natural fit. I (perhaps not so wisely) put aside all other work ...

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Companies Have a Responsibility to End Sexual Harassment. Here's How They Can Do It.

August 16, 2019 at 09:17 PM

Shining a spotlight into the dark, hidden corners of a social problem will help us eliminate it, which is why movements like #MeToo can be so beneficial and exhilarating. However, the fact these movements exist in the first place can also be disheartening, particularly as we grapple with the overwhelming scope of sexual harassment in the workplace. Furthermore, work interactions in the #MeToo era can be intimidating ...

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Introducing 'Summer Cleaning': A New Reason to Update Your Employee Handbook

August 16, 2019 at 08:44 PM

Everyone is familiar with the concept of spring cleaning; maybe you even organized a few closets or cleaned behind your refrigerator last season. Those chores are good for your home, but did your spring cleaning efforts benefit your organization? Probably not. That's why we'd like to introduce the concept of "summer cleaning." Its purpose? To remind you to update your employee handbook each year. Let's face it: Your handbook is likely out of date, even if it has been updated in ...

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