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Five HR Tools to Help Boost Productivity
Boosting internal productivity is a challenge for many organizations, especially small businesses with little budget or limited time to determine the best resources for making things more efficient. Economists at the University of Warwick have found that happy employees are approximately 12 percent more productive, demonstrating the need to ensure employees have what they need to do their best.
With new digital communication tools and management platforms arising, streamlining processes and tasks is becoming more manageable than ever. To assist in the search, below is information about five tools all with an aim of making internal tasks more productive and efficient for teams. The tools listed are usually not top-of-mind for HR departments but are unconventional platforms for strengthening the efficiency of a process within a company.
Keeping Employees Motivated By Jeff Vijungco, Vice President of Global Talent at Adobe
The workplace is changing faster than ever before with four generations working side by side, technology advancing at a rapid pace, and the line between work and life blurring more each day. New research from Adobe shines a light on employees’ attitudes about work and the future of technology in the workplace. The report, Work in Progress, surveyed more than 2,000 office workers who use computers daily as part of their jobs in India, the U.S., and the U.K. The findings reveal unexpected insights about today’s workforce. It goes without saying that engagement all starts with great people leadership, but here are some other takeaways from the U.S. results that shed light on what’s motivating employees today.
The Three ‘U’s of Building a Career Development Program By Lindsay Moroney, Chief of Staff for The Muse
When it comes to creating a career development program, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach. Employees today expect different programs at different types of companies and stages in their careers. Each team member is also unique and has distinct needs and wants. But if you want to grow and nurture your team the right way, there’s one consistent truth: U make the difference.
Here are the three Us to leveraging when contemplating building a career development program.