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2018: The Year of HR Transformation [Infographic]

January 22, 2018

2018 The Year of HR Transformation

We're naming 2018 the Year of HR Transformation. The workplace trends we see guiding organizations into the future are an evolution of 2017's Year of Mindfulness. They're a shift in the way human resources teams function, and organizational leaders are adopting customized internal HR systems to address meaningful issues for their employees. The statistics in the infographic below illustrate the trends and their influence.

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Well-Being, Culture

The Healthy Professional's New Year's Resolution

January 3, 2018

That time of year is here again: New Year’s resolutions. We’re all thinking about it: Gym memberships, weight loss, commitments to personal needs, the list can go on and on. But have you stopped to think about any professional goals you might have? Do you have resolutions around them? If the answer is no, I ask you “Why not”?

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Communication, Culture

Handling Misinformation in the Workplace

December 27, 2017

Imagine you’re in an important meeting at work and a colleague makes a comment that isn’t entirely true. This could be a false representation of sales numbers, organizational changes, or month-end revenue growth. The person isn’t lying to cover up something, and although they genuinely believe they are correct, they aren’t. How do you handle this as a professional? What is your response?

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Health Care Reform, Compliance

Sorting Through the Noise of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

December 21, 2017

December 20 was a big day in Washington and across the country with the passage of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The controversial legislation passed both houses of Congress strictly along partisan lines, and President Trump is expected to sign it in the coming days.

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Human Resources, Trends, Benefits, Well-Being, Compensation, Communication

Top 10 Blogs from 2017

December 20, 2017

At the close of each year, we enjoying taking a moment to reflect on what content resonated most deeply with employers. This year we saw employers placing more emphasis on their people strategy, thinking big picture about how to best engage their people and grow their business. Check out what human resources teams are thinking about with our most popular blogs from this year.

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