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HR’s Guide to the Fourth of July: What Happens When a Holiday Falls Midweek?

The Fourth of July is a summer favorite for employees across America. Whether you celebrate the nation’s independence with family, friends, or fireworks, there’s no better way to celebrate than with freedom from the office. While most offices are closed in observance of the holiday, this year’s schedule is a little atypical—July Fourth lands on a Thursday.

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3 Steps to Help New Leaders Ramp Quickly

It’s been said that “the beginning is the most important part of the work.” Whether you have just taken the next step in your professional career at your existing company or have transitioned into a new organization, when you land a new leadership position, the same notion holds true.

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How to Make Wellness Work for Your Organization

The field of human resources is changing. In our HR Redefined series, we give innovators a medium to share personal reflections, professional advice, and best practice guidance.

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Want to Be Happier at Work? Try This.

We all want to be happy, but why does happiness seem to come more naturally to some people? Shawn Achor, New York Times best-selling author and HR Redefined 2019 keynote speaker, says there’s hope for even the most negative-minded pessimists to find happiness.

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Your Employee Engagement Calendar

Company milestones, birthdays, work anniversaries, and fun holidays—there’s always something to celebrate. Who says HR can’t be the life of the party? We’ve put together an employee engagement calendar of some serious (and not so serious) holidays you can celebrate in your workplace.

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5 Tips to Implement Summer Work Schedules

It’s that time of year—the sun stays up past 6 PM, flowers are in bloom, and spring fever has started to spread through the office. It won’t be long before summer is in full swing. Not surprisingly, many businesses tend to slow in the summer months, as employees cash in on vacation days and spend more time with friends and family.

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Engage Employees Emotionally in These 5 Ways

When a startup closes its latest round of funding, three words usually flash in a founder’s mind: hire, hire, hire!

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4 Questions to Ask Before Building a Workplace Mentorship Program

Employees love to grow—whether it’s learning new skills or furthering their career—and they look to their company for the training and development. LinkedIn's 2018 Workplace Learning Report showed that 94 percent of employees say they would stay at a company longer if it invested in their career development. As HR professionals, you know giving employees what they love is top priority.

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What Is An ENPS Score?

Employee Net Promoter Score (eNPS) is a metric used by companies to gauge employee satisfaction with their employment experience. The metric is derived from Net Promoter Score, which companies use to calculate customer satisfaction with their product or service. In HR’s case, employees are considered the customers.

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6 Design Ideas to Create an Inspiring Work Environment

Employees spend 40+ hours a week at work, and they want enjoy that time as much as possible. Office design often falls on the shoulders of the HR team, and it can be a core driver of company culture and employee engagement. Updating and improving the office can improve employee quality of life, help attract employees, and keep them engaged.