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How HR Can Leverage Technology to Help Employees Cope With a Merger

“Dear colleagues, I’m excited to announce that we’ve agreed to be acquired by Company X! We have an exciting future ahead and are looking forward to sharing more information in short order.”  – Executive Leader, Company Y Historically, HR has…

5 Steps to Knowing and Keeping Your Best People

At the end of the first quarter of 2017, 45% of small businesses reported that they were unable to find qualified applicants to fill job openings. Our own research, The Use of People Science shows that growth can be particularly…

To CEOs and CHROs: This Is What You Need to do If Talent Really Is a Priority

Dear CEO and CHRO, After years of reading those McKinsey and Gartner ‘what are the CEO’s priorities’ survey results, I felt I needed to send you this note. Chances are, you may have also read and possibly participated in those surveys…

3 Steps You Can Take to Close the Gender Pay and Opportunity Gaps

Gender pay data can be examined in a number of different ways, but no matter how you slice it, the pay gap still exists. The most recent research by compensation data and software company PayScale, where I work, shows that…

You Should Know Your Employees As Well As You Know Your Customers?

For the first time in history, there are five generations working side by side. This new multi-generational workforce has the potential to pose major challenges for business and HR leaders, and it isn’t likely to go away anytime soon. The…