Verify Employee I-9

The United States form I-9 is an essential document for anyone seeking employment. It’s the “Employment Eligibility Verification” form, and it verifies that the individual being hired is who they claim to be and is eligible to work in the United States. It’s required for both citizens and non-citizens of the United States and needs…

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Remote Telecommute Hybrid Work

Two forces have pushed the business world in a new direction over the last several years. The first is the increasing viability and prevalence of communications technology. Better, faster, more effective technology has enabled more options for remote work. The second is the pandemic. Concerns over life, health, and safety have led many businesses to…

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Help Employees Acclimate

Millions of people change jobs every year. Many more keep their jobs but move to new locations, either because they’re transferred (or move on their own) or because the entire office moves. There are many reasons why an employee may need to adjust to a new location. A huge part of retention, both for new…

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Employee Resignation Letter Response

An employee leaving is rarely a cause for celebration. The days of 50-year careers and retirement celebrations are over, and these events are a rarity. Today, when employees leave, they’re likely doing so because they have another, better job lined up. This kind of turnover can be both annoying and costly. Not only are you…

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Diversity Inclusion Statistics

It’s one thing for us to tell you that diversity (in people and thought) in the workplace is essential to a modern business. No matter how much you trust us, though, it’s necessary to back up claims with facts. Here are 25 statistics worth knowing about diversity and inclusion in the workplace with that in…

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What is Social Learning

If you think back to your days in school, what might you remember about learning? Often, the things that stand out are solo experiences: listening to lectures, taking notes, doing homework, taking tests. These are traditional forms of learning that are slowly being supplanted by more modern understandings of cognitive development, learning, experiences, and understanding.…

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Effective Successful Team

Very rarely do employees work on their own, in isolation. Instead, they work as part of an overall team. In a small business, that team might be the entire roster of employees, and for a larger company, the team may be their department or even a specific group within that department. Regardless of the size…

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Reconnect with Candidates

Suppose you have been building up a candidate pool searching for the perfect person to fill an open role in your organization. You’ve spent several weeks at it so far, pulling in resumes and applications from a variety of different platforms. The people in your pool are actively looking for work, and you can filter…

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Employee Offboarding Process

We’ve written before about the importance of a thorough onboarding process for new employees. A good onboarding process increases integration with your workforce and encourages a longer, more loyal career. Since turnover is so expensive, it’s vital to reduce it however you can. What about the other side of the coin? Offboarding is, in many…

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Talent Analytics

When your marketing team pushes sales on your audience, they use analytics data to determine the most effective form of messaging. When your website is being optimized, your developers use analytics to determine what changes bring in the most traffic. When you want to launch a new product, you use analytics to determine the best…

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Employee Insubordination

Insubordination is one of those words that commonly appears in fiction to describe a hero fighting against an oppressive regime. However, it’s even more common in the workplace, with unruly employees who refuse to listen to directives or obey orders. SHRM describes it like this: “Insubordination in the workplace refers to an employee’s intentional refusal…

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Performance Appraisal Guide

The performance review, performance appraisal, or performance evaluation is a critical part of every company’s process. Every employee, periodically throughout their employment, must have their performance evaluated. This evaluation is an essential tool for various purposes, so you must understand what it involves, what it’s used for, and how to perform one if you’re in…

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