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Remote Mentoring Best Practices: How to Make It Work in a Virtual Workspace

The coronavirus pandemic changed our way of life and how we work. Social distancing regulations kept us apart and companies were forced to embrace remote work. While companies like Google have slowly started to reopen their offices, others are allowing employees to continue working from home for the time being. However, with more businesses adapting to […]

How Remote Work Could Reshape a Company’s Sustainability Goals

While corporate sustainability is no longer a new term in eco-friendly industries, it’s still a young field undergoing evolution and growth. In a bid to run a successful business that causes no harm to the environment, organizations began to implement changes in both their workspace and production processes. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic reshaping the […]

Is Relocating for a Job Worth It? 7 Things to Consider

If your boss gave you a promotion or offered you a new position in a new city or country, would you say yes? Relocating for work can be an exciting opportunity that promises increased salary or promotion, but it’s a big change that requires careful considerations. Moving for work is a personal decision that depends […]

13 Satisfaction Survey Questions that You Need To Ask Your Employees

Just like the year before, it’s time again to prepare that annual employee survey. However, we understand that this is not something most HR practitioners are looking forward to. We all know that satisfaction survey questions are important. However, you’ve probably come to realize that creating employee questionnaires that’ll be relevant to your workforce is […]

What Are the Best Applicant Tracking Systems That You Can Use for Free?

The recruiting process can undoubtedly be improved when you use a modern applicant tracking system (ATS). However, once you start looking around, you will quickly learn that there are plenty of options available for you. Well, you don’t have to worry because we’ve done the heavy work for you. In this post, we’ve compiled the […]

Practical and Realistic Goals to Set for 2021

We’re in the final stretch of 2020—a year marked by frustrations, losses, and even a pandemic. Even so, it doesn’t mean that we should give up on our dreams. As we are approaching a new year, we can check in on the goals we set for ourselves last January. Were you able to accomplish everything […]

How Long Should You Stay at a Job?

How long is too long to work in the same position in the same company? A few years back, a job seeker with a long history of jumping from company to company was frowned upon. Employers thought that if you couldn’t stay in one position for a long time, you were unreliable and considered a […]

360 Degrees Feedback: Is it an Effective Method of Performance Evaluation?

As an HR executive, you always strive to find ways to steer employees toward constant improvement. Since they are the pillars that hold an organization together, their performance will determine the success of a business. However, how do you measure the depth of their contribution to your business? That’s where evaluating an employee performance appraisal […]

The Drama Triangle. What Is It and How Do You Escape It?

As human beings, it’s hard to escape the dramas in our day to day lives. Right now, you could be experiencing drama in one or more of your current relationships. In Karpman’s triangle, he attempts to explain the shifting roles people play in relationships, and how manipulative and destructive it become. Do you sometimes feel […]

Tips on Developing an Effective Diversity Training Program in the Workplace

You’ve probably heard about the adage that training is not an event—instead, it is a dynamic process. When it comes to developing a diversity and inclusion training program, you need to aim beyond teaching about ‘sensitivity’. You must get down to the nitty-gritty of solving the problem, endeavoring to achieve a significant organizational transformation. The […]

Top Upwork Alternatives That Help Freelancers Secure Clients and Projects

Upwork is undeniably one of the largest online freelancing platforms in the world. Millions of people rely on it to find clients and top talent. Despite that, many have complained about its hefty fees and saturated customer base. Over the years, it has become challenging for freelancers to secure projects on Upwork. Aside from that, […]

9 Effective Employee Retention Strategies

Employees are your most valuable business asset. So, for your company to thrive, finding and retaining a steady workforce is vital. However, what does it take to attract, engage, and retain top talent?  Well, this is where employee experience comes in.  If it’s the first time hearing this term, you might be wondering what it’s […]

Why Active Listening Is Important in the Workplace

Good communication is everything. It can make a huge difference in an office, organization, or home. Co-workers depend on it to become productive. Meanwhile, leaders rely on it to make wise decisions. Couples even use it to relate to each other well. It’s a key component to the success of any business. Good listening can […]

A Comprehensive Guide to Doing a Job Analysis for HRM

The hiring process is an integral part of human resource management (HRM). Of course, before you can attract top talent, you need to define the job. This procedure, referred to as a “job analysis,” helps simplify and fine-tune the pre-employment phase. So, we’ve created this article to serve as a comprehensive guide to conducting a […]