Workforce Planning

Returning To The Office Creates Some WOW Recruiting Opportunities In 2021

Recruiting reluctant in-office workers is a treasure chest of talent.

As “exceptional workers” are forced back to the office, employers with 100% remote jobs will dominate recruiting. Note: This article is designed for a quick scan Yes, the year 2021 will go down in recruiting history as the best in memory for recruiting exceptional talent away from elite employers. This WOW recruiting opportunity is happening because after an elite corporation …

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Rethink Returning To The Office – Instead, Increase Remote Worker Innovation

Remote collaboration is possible. Be wary of return to office without considering altneratives.

Remote workers haven’t been as innovative… that’s a problem because new pandemic challenges demand it. Most executives don’t realize that there is only one primary justifiable business reason for purposely maintaining a 100% on-site workforce. And that is a laser focus on their need for continuous industry-leading innovation. But, unfortunately, that goal has generally only applied to some smaller startups …

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A Tidal Wave Of Vacation Requests Will Soon Reduce Productivity And Retention

Lots of employees on vacation lead to negative impacts that you need to prepare for.

Few managers are prepared for the overload of post-COVID vacation requests to become their #1 operational problem soon Alert: Expect a high volume of pent-up and overlapping employee vacation requests this summer. Because one survey showed that 92% of Americans didn’t take or postponed a vacation last year due to the pandemic. This built-up demand is guaranteed to overwhelm any …

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2020 Election Impacts On HR and The Workplace

How does HR change with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris?

This election will likely have HR impacts on diversity, unionization, paid leave, healthcare coverage, D&I training, and recruiting. And because it is better to be prepared than surprised, you should begin thinking about these changes even today.

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A Perfect Storm Of Distractions Will Soon Reduce Employee Productivity

Manager actions to reduce employee stress, anxiety, and worries during COVID

The pandemic has been distracting employees for months. But soon worrying about kids at school and possible evictions or layoffs will dramatically cut productivity even further. Can you even imagine during the first weeks of physically sending their kids back to school? The number of times each day when every parent working for you will continually wonder if sending each …

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