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Metrics for evaluating remote workers

Metrics for Evaluating Remote Workers

For many employers, managing a remote staff has presented new challenges they never had to think about before. If your organization has employees who work remotely, the main challenge you may be facing is how to effectively measure their productivity now that you do not see them daily in the office. It’s easy to think…
What’s the difference between orientation and onboarding

What’s the Difference Between Orientation and Onboarding?

When you hire a new employee, it’s important that you get off on the right foot and nurture their experience with your organization to ensure a long-lasting relationship. Two integral parts of that are the onboarding and orientation processes. Now, you may be thinking, “Wait, aren’t those the same thing?” The answer is, “No!” While…
In-house hr function outsourcing

“In-House” HR Functions That Can and Should Be Outsourced

Human Resources is a field that has experienced a vast amount of transformation over the years. The truth is, in order to stand out in your industry, your Human Resources strategy and functions should be innovative, cohesive, and tactical. What that really means is you have to use your resources in a way that enables…
Creating value through effective hr strategy

Creating Value Through Effective HR Strategy

Imagine building a house on your own without a general contractor. It can be done. You could go to Home Depot and rent demolition equipment; I’m sure there’s a manual. You could research piping and wiring and source Italian granite for your countertops. And you could most certainly find a “guy,” who knows a “guy,”…
8 questions to help develop a successful strategic hr plan

8 Questions to Help Develop a Successful Strategic HR Plan

During the past few years, businesses across the globe have faced numerous unique and exceptional challenges. Many businesses were forced to make significant changes to their operations and figure out how to push forward with organizational goals while dealing with substantial and rapid changes. But, we’re here now… and there’s no time like the present…
The importance of a great job description

The Importance of a Great Job Description

Have you ever thrown out your back? Brutal. The spine of the human body is central to our every movement. It provides our bodies with a solid foundation and protects the integrity of almost all of the vital functions we use daily.  Job descriptions serve an identical purpose for human resources in that they support…
Tips for more productive team meetings

Tips For More Productive Team Meetings

“This meeting could have been an email.” Does this sound familiar? Whether it’s meant as a lighthearted remark or a genuine concern, team meetings are a significant business function that should add, not detract, from your organization’s productivity. Whether your team is working remotely, in the office, or in a hybrid approach, there are some…
Tips on engaging the remote workforce

Management 2.0: Tips on Engaging the Remote Workforce

Let’s talk tech.  Which iPhone do you have? 12,  13,  13Pro?   Sleek. Mod. Hip. I feel bad for the stubborn ones stuck with a 6, like my parents, who decline upgrades just to stay with what they know. Would you ever refuse an iOS upgrade and forgo those enhanced camera options?  No, never. Who…
Maintaining quality while creating valuable relationships

CMC Network Podcast Interview with Cristina Amyot

Author: Jose Plessman, CMC Network “José, I feel like this is my way of making a difference in the world because most of us spend our lives working.” If I’m working with a company, and I can work with that business owner to make sure that employees are paid correctly, they’re getting the feedback they…

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