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    Topic: Leadership

    Top Strategies to Build Effective Executive Compensation Plans
    By Will Miranne on September 12, 2022 | 7 min read time

    Executive compensation plans are essential for bringing on top executives who can hit goals and help your organization succeed. These plans can...

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    WWB Recap: Karin Hurt: How to Build a Team of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers and Customer Advocates
    By Rebecca Ford on July 5, 2022 | 4 min read time

    On the final day of BerniePortal’s 5th annual users conference, Weekdays with Bernie, Karin Hurt—award-winning author of four books including–...

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    Challenge Your Workplace Practices for Future Success
    By Will Miranne on June 22, 2022 | 6 min read time

    The new normal for a post-pandemic workplace has yet to be defined, and organizations seem to be split on the best path forward. One such example is...

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    Everything Attendees Should Know About Weekdays with Bernie 2022
    By Rebecca Ford on June 10, 2022 | 3 min read time

    BerniePortal’s 5th annual user’s conference is quickly approaching. From speakers to schedules and more, read on to learn everything you need to know...

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    Top 10 HR and Management Reads for 2022 (and 3 Classics)
    By Bretton Chatham on May 27, 2022 | 15 min read time

    HR pros want to grow in their careers, and there’s no shortage of opportunities for professional development. But there’s nothing quite like an...

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    5 Ways to Improve HR's Reputation in Your Organization
    By Bretton Chatham on March 25, 2022 | 10 min read time

    Fair or not, your team has to confront negative HR stereotypes from pop culture whenever you engage employees. But you have the power to improve how...

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    Negative HR Stereotypes (and How to Change Them)
    By Bretton Chatham on March 25, 2022 | 6 min read time

    You don’t have to be liked by everyone in the office to be an effective HR pro. But you should be respected. That means you shouldn't accept negative...

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    Culture Guides: What They Are and Why You Need One
    By Bretton Chatham on February 24, 2022 | 11 min read time

    Your employee handbook probably isn’t working for you. While the idea behind them is good, most of them are bad in practice because, too often, they...

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    How to Set SMART HR Goals to Improve Performance
    By Bretton Chatham on February 17, 2022 | 8 min read time

    Your HR goals should align with your company-wide goals for the year. By keeping your organization's strategy and vision in mind, you’re ensuring...

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    Don’t Be Why Company Culture Matters in the Worst of Times
    By Bretton Chatham on December 14, 2021 | 9 min read time

    No employer wants to face mass layoffs. But it’s still possible to make a bad situation worse—as did’s CEO in early December, when he...

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